Job details

Place of work

International Centre for Translational Eye Research (Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences)

Funding institution


Project description

Project title, type and project number

International Centre for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) (MAB/2019/12), MCBO 67/2022

Project leader

Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski


The International Center for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) is a multi-investigator center for eye research as related to imaging and biochemical techniques to support advances in understanding the etiology and treatment and human blinding diseases. Further information on the research priorities and current expertise of our Center can be found at

The ICTER searches candidates with a Master degree experienced in molecular biology/ genetics. Candidates should be interested in translational research and the development of new therapies to cure blindness or other diseases. The PhD scholar will have a direct impact on lab development and its success in publishing in high impact factor journals. The person will be also responsible for performing dynamic research to create a competitive research group. The position will be assigned to Ophthalmic Biology Group led by Andrzej Foik Ph.D. focusing on the development of new therapies to prevent/cure blindness, visual information processing in the visual system before and after plasticity that happens due to vision recovery or disease.

Job description

Number of vacancies


Key responsibilities include

  1. Performing research in the area of neurobiology     and molecular biology;
  2. Viruses production;
  3. Edition of scientific texts and graphics for publications;
  4. Active participation in the creation of grant applications;
  5. Active participation in reporting;
  6. Creation of R&D documentation (description of technology - genetics, biotechnology, etc);
  7. Handling bibliographic databases (eg. Mendeley);
  8. Supervision over students.

Position in the project

PhD student

Job type

Employment contract


6,600 PLN (~1,500 EUR) gross/month (4,700 net/month)

Position starts on


Maximum planned period of contract/stipend agreement

December 31st 2023

We offer

  • Full-time employment contract;
  • Opportunity to work in an innovative scientific environment;
  • International cooperation with experienced researchers;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Access to well-staffed core facilities.

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Scientific discipline



  1. M.Sc. degree in Biology, molecular biology or related,
  2. Background in molecular biology or genetics,
  3. Excellent communication and organizational skills,
  4. Ability to work independently and interact effectively in an interdisciplinary team,
  5. Proficiency in English, both spoken and written.
Required documents
  1. Cover letter,
  2. CV,
  3. Copy of MSc diploma or equivalent,
  4. Opinion about the candidate (1 reference),
  5. Certificate of PhD student status.
Additional information

Please submit the following documents to:

Kindly specify in the application topic: Recruitment no. MCBO 67/2022

Successful candidates fulfilling the main eligibility criteria and qualifications will be invited for an interview (which will most likely take place from 19.09.2022) . Competition results shall be announced by 30.09.2022.

The International Centre for Translational Eye Research (Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS) is committed to employment equality (esp. European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers) and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates fulfilling the requirements specified in this announcement.


Application deadline

18.09.2022 23:59

Deadline for the settlement of the competition


Archival announcement. We would like to thank all candidates for their submitted applications.

Date of announcement: 9.09.2022

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