JUNIOR GROUP LEADER
The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB), Poland
invites applicants for Junior Group Leader positions
The IIMCB is an internationally recognized research institute in Poland where cutting-edge research meets innovation. In line with the IIMCB’s mission, we support ambitious scientists of
The IIMCB hosts a vibrant, multinational community of scientists and is well connected internationally,
as exemplified by the composition of the IIMCB’s International Advisory Board and the IIMCB’s membership in the EU-LIFE, an alliance of 15 top independent European research institutes. The IIMCB has an excellent record of attracting funding on national and international levels, and a high proportion of EMBO members among its group leaders.
Successful candidates must have an outstanding record of scientific accomplishments and be able to develop an independent competitive research program in one of the following areas: (i) RNA biology: drug development, including chemical biology and formulations for RNA therapeutics; (ii) cell biology: tissue, organoid, and animal models of human diseases, modification of patient-derived cells for development of cell-based therapies,
(iii) computational biology: AI/machine learning approaches, big data analysis, and advanced bioinformatics.
The proposed program is expected to broaden the scope of and synergize with research performed at the IIMCB (see more at www.iimcb.gov.pl).
The IIMCB offers:
Applications should include:
The deadline for applications is March 31, 2023. Chosen applicants will be asked to give on-line lectures on
May 11-17, 2023. Short-listed applicants will be invited for on-site interviews during the IIMCB’s International Advisory Board meeting on June 19-21, 2023. The positions are available from September 2023 with the formal appointment date set on a case-by-case basis.
Inquiries about the offer, research environment, and science in Poland are welcome and should be sent
All information provided by applicants will remain strictly confidential and will be reviewed only by authorized officials of the selection committee.