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Termin ważności:
2023-02-01 - 2023-03-31
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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 any nationality to pursue frontier research to respond to health-related societal challenges. We are looking for talented, dynamic, and motivated scientists to establish their first independent research groups. Successful candidates will be supported by the IIMCB’s institutional project entitled “RNA and Cell Biology - from Fundamental Research to Therapies” (RACE) selected for funding in the Teaming for Excellence programme under Horizon Europe. The prospect of a new, larger building with state-of-the-art infrastructure offers the new groups an unprecedented opportunity for scientific and personal development.

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.


Candidates’ profile:

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 


The IIMCB offers:

  • Junior Group Leader position (a full-time salary with social benefits), with an initial appointment
    of 5 years and possible subsequent promotion to a position with rolling tenure upon positive evaluation
  • Start-up funds and core funding after the start-up funds have been used
  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment
  • Support in applying for national and international grants
  • Full organizational and administrative support by professional English-speaking staff
  • Friendly, inclusive, international working environment
  • Access to the International PhD program of the IIMCB

Applications should include:

  • Cover letter explaining motivation for application
  • Curriculum Vitae including a publication list
  • Concise statement of 1-3 scientific achievements
  • Two-page summary of research plans
  • Contact information for two references

How to apply:

  • Applications should be sent to
  • In the subject of the message include "JGL" and your first and last name
  • Please include the following statement in your CV: “I hereby agree to the processing of my personal data, included in the application documents by the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
    in Warsaw, 4 Księcia Trojdena Street, 02-109 Warsaw, for the purpose of carrying out the
    current recruitment process.” Your personal data will be processed for the purpose of the recruitment procedure by the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw. Full information is available under the link


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.


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