Job details

Funding institution

Polish Science Fund

Project description

Project title, type and project number

Horizon for Excellence in messenger RNA applications in immunoOncology

Project leader

Prof. Jacek Jemielity


The primary objective of this Research Task is to develop a highly effective therapeutic mRNA design and apply it for cancer immunotherapy. The Research Task will be carried out by a team of scientists from the IIMCB (coordinator), the University of Warsaw, the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Medical University of Warsaw.

Job description

Number of vacancies


Key responsibilities include

Development and application of integrity and quality control  assays for the analysis of mRNAs containing modified poly(A) tails and circular RNAs.


Position in the project

Postdoc (Adjunct)

Job type

Employment contract, Full-time


14 000 PLN gross gross monthly plus ‘13th salary’ annual bonus

Position starts on


Maximum planned period of contract/stipend agreement

24 months

We offer

Stimulating and friendly work environment, attractive salary, opportunity to work in an innovative project.


Scientific discipline

Chemical sciences, chemical biology


  1. The competition is open to persons who meet the conditions specified in: - Law on higher education and science (Journal of Laws of 2022, item 574, amended on 04.2023, Journal of Laws of 2023, item 742) and the Statutes of the University of Warsaw;
  2. The candidate must be a holder of PhD degree in chemistry, organic chemistry, biological chemistry, chemical biology, biochemistry or related field;
  3. The candidate should have experience in chemical synthesis as well as biochemical and biophysical studies of nucleic acids and their components;
  4. The candidate has to comply with the non-compete policy in accordance with the WIB Program guidelines.
Required documents
  1. Cover letter
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. Copy of PhD certificate or a document confirming that the Candidate will obtain the PhD degree prior to the date of employment in the project
  4. A list of publications and conference presentations
  5. At least two reference contacts (with phone numbers and e-mails)
  6. Signed information on the processing of personal data
  7. Signed declaration confirming that the candidate has read and accepted the rules of conducting competitions, covered in the following documents:
Additional information

Enquiries related to the position should be sent to:

Please submit the following documents to: E-mail: with ‘CeNT-38-2023’ as the email title (cc to

Method of notification about the results: e-mail and websites (UW, CeNT, BIP MEiN)

The competition is the first stage of the recruitment procedure for the position of academic teacher specified in the Statutes of the University of Warsaw, and its positive result is the basis for further proceedings. Following an initial screening of the applications, selected candidates will be contacted by e-mail for further recruitment steps.


Application deadline

31.07.2023 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: 16.06.2023

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