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Job Offer - PhD student to FNP First TEAM Grant

Contest for two (2) PhD student positions in the Structural Biology Group 

at the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of the University of Gdansk and Medical University of Gdansk

funded by FNP First TEAM Grant, 

Targeting mitochondrial DNA repair for novel anti-cancer therapies


The ideal candidate should:

1.       Hold a master degree in biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology or related fields

2.       Have the qualification for being enrolled in a Polish PhD program

3.       Have a strong expertise in molecular biology, protein biochemistry, cell biology and structural biology. Experience in working with DNA and RNA will be an asset. 

4.       Have excellent written and oral communication skills in English 

5.       Good presentation skills (ideally having presented his/her work on a national/international conference)

6.       Show a good level of independence, self-motivation and reliability

7.       Enjoy working in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment


Conditions of employment:

Duration of contract: 36 months

Scholarship amount: 4500 PLN / month

The deadline for submitting documents: 1 February 2018

Starting date: March 1, 2018


Candidate should submit the following documents:

1. CV (in English)

2. A cover letter (in English)

3. A copy of the master's degree

4. At least one letter of support from an academic supervisor


Selected candidates will be individually invited to an interview, conducted in English, during which they will present their academic achievements.

Candidate should submit the following documents to Międzyuczelniany Wydział Biotechnologii Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego i Gdańskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego, ul. Abrahama 58, 80-307 Gdańsk, Katedra Biotechnologii, pok. 102 or electronically via email: michal.szymanski@ug.edu.pl


If you have any questions, please send an email to: michal.szymanski@ug.edu.pl

The application form also must include: "I hereby authorize you to process my personal data included in my job application for the needs of the recruitment process" (in accordance with the Act of 29 August 1997 on the protection of personal data, Dz. U.No 133, item. 883, as amended).


About laboratory: https://en.biotech.ug.edu.pl/research/research_groups/core_facility_laboratories/structural_biology_laboratory

Website Polonez Grant : https://biotech.ug.edu.pl/wydzial/projekty/naukowo-badawcze/ncn_polonez

Last modified by: Elżbieta Moroz
Created by: Maria Maja Pega
Last modified: 
2017, December 21 - 9:16pm