Postdoctoral Researcher

Kazimierz Wielki University
Job Location: 
Bydgoszcz, Poland
Starting salary is 3,000-5,000 PLN per month, depending on experience.

Employment starting at 1.01.2013 for 48(32) months (depending on the results of interim evaluation process)

Job Description: 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and independent post-doc to conduct research on genomic aspects of bud burst phenology in oaks (Quercus robur and Q. petraea) and beech (Fagus sylvatica).
Primary responsibilities of this position include:
- plan and oversee sample collections in natural and experimental tree populations;
- resequence (using NGS) and characterize some tens of candidate genes (to be selected) potentially related to bud burst phenology in target species;
- conduct lab research to genotype (resequence targeted genes) in a large number of individuals;
- lead data analyses (including landscape genomics) and manuscript preparation
- coordinate undergraduate projects on related research.

Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in molecular biology, genomics, NSG, bioinformatics, and specifically in the complexities of laboratory and computational techniques,


Applicants must have a PhD in biology, molecular biology, genetics, or related field. Applicants should have demonstrated experience in genomic lab and data analyses, a consistent record of high-quality publications, and the ability to work independently, but also participate in collaborative team-based projects. The project will require periods of fieldwork. For candidates whose native language is not Polish, fluent English is required.
To apply, please send:
1. application cover letter for employment as adjunct,
2. copy of diploma’s of PhD degree or an equivalent document ,
3. curriculum vitae with a qualification, list of publications and information on participation in scientific conferences.
4. reference letters from up to 3 highly recognized scientists in respective fields are expected

The application documents should be delivered to the Institute of Experimental Biology,
Chodkiewicza 30, 85-064 Bydgoszcz, room no 14, before the expiration date (30.11.2012)

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