Rekrutacja doktorantów do Instytutu Nenckiego PAN


– możliwość uzyskania stopnia doktora w jednym z największych nieuniwersyteckich ośrodków w dyscyplinie nauk biologicznych w ramach multidyscyplinarnej szkoły doktorskiej Warsaw-4-PhD,
– możliwość zdobycia wiedzy oraz rozwoju naukowego pod kierunkiem najwybitniejszych naukowców,
– udział w interesujących projektach naukowych,
– prowadzenie badań w nowoczesnych laboratoriach,
– przyjazne środowisko w międzynarodowej społeczności doktorantów,
– stypendia dla wszystkich doktorantów,
– udział w konferencjach i stażach zagranicznych,
– prywatną opiekę medyczną

 Zapisz się on-line: https://warsaw4phd.eu/

 Rekrutacja trwa od 27 lipca 2022 r. do 10 sierpnia 2022 r.

Open competition for the position of Group Leader

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw invites applicants to participate in an open competition for the position of GROUP LEADER

 We are seeking highly motivated scientists who have completed at least five years of post-doctoral training, have demonstrated outstanding scientific achievements and are ready to start their independent careers.

We offer employment in the leading Polish research institution in life sciences located on the largest Polish biomedical research campus in one of the most vibrant cities of Europe. The Nencki Institute is active in basic and translational research in the fields of molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, neurophysiology and bioinformatics. The candidate’s scientific interests should fall within the research fields of the Nencki Institute.

The initial contract in this position will be for 5 years with the possibility of obtaining tenure at the Nencki Institute upon the successful review. A group leader will have full freedom to develop his/her own scientific projects and responsibility for forming and leading an independent research group. Appointment will include core funding and up to three group members as well as access to state-of-the-art research facilities.

Successful candidates are expected to:

  • hold a doctorate or medical degree in a relevant discipline
  • demonstrate outstanding research achievements
  • present plans for an ambitious and competitive research program
  • possess the leadership skills required to direct an independent research group
  • exhibit openness to internal and external collaborations

Applications should include:

  • curriculum vitae
  • full list of peer-reviewed publications
  • up to three experimental publications (pdf) with a brief explanation of their significance and the candidate’s contribution
  • description of past accomplishments and future research plans (max. 5 pages)
  • contact information to at least 3 referees

Application deadline: September 5th, 2022

Applications should be sent to: group.leader@nencki.edu.pl

For additional information please contact Ms. Urszula Dziewulska: u.dziewulska@nencki.edu.pl

The selection process will be conducted by the Recruitment Committee established by the Director of the Nencki Institute. Short-listed candidates with the highest score will be selected for personal interviews. Interviews will take place at the Nencki Institute in the second half of October 2022. The results of the competition will be announced in the end of November 2022.


Dear Euro-BioImaging Colleagues and Friends,  Here are some opportunities from the Euro-BioImaging community that we are pleased to share with you.  Best wishes from the Euro-BioImaging Hub Team

Euro-BioImaging User Forum

We are happy to announce the next Euro-BioImaging User Forum, taking place on 06.10.2022 from 2-5 pm CEST, focussing on the topic of “Fighting Infectious Diseases”. Register here.

As always, we look forward to featuring some of the excellent science supported by your work via presentations from your users. The presentations will be 15 min and also include the opportunity to briefly introduce your Node. In addition the event will feature two keynote presentations and information on available funding opportunities for infectious disease research.

Abstracts can be submitted here – https://forms.gle/BnW3pN6tSrGBfUeU6

The deadline for abstract submission is on August 15th. 

Funding opportunities: 

ISIDORe funding for SARS-CoV2, COVID-19 (and its variants) research
Researchers interested in research  on SARS-CoV-2, Covid-19 and its variants of concern, can apply for funding supporting OPEN ACCESS to a portfolio of cutting-edge Biological and Biomedical imaging services through 19 participating Euro-BioImaging Nodes.
Learn more: https://www.eurobioimaging.eu/content/isidore
For a complete presentation of this opportunity, please join the webinar on Tuesday, July 12, from 10-11:30 am CEST
Register here: https://isidore-project.eu/news/events/isidore-information-webinar/

Community initiatives: 

Volume EM map

The volume EM community Initiative  is building a world map of all facilities hosting volume EM techniques. This is partly to increase exposure of the facilities, but also build the community with the hope of sharing experiences, expertise and potentially resources.
If your facility offers any volume EM techniques and you would like to see your facility included on the global map, please fill in this form (https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=_oivH5ipW0yTySEKEdmlwvO0Lyu4oRRPtWBXv1kS1K5UQlVYNTBCTU5DOENUUzIyS0dUUjRLSlE0Si4u). The map is available on the volumeEM.org webpage https://www.volumeem.org/vem-map.html

Conferences & Events:
Special Edition Virtual Pub: Data in biological and biomedical imaging – July 8th @ 13:00 CEST
We have a great line-up of talks for this two-part Special Edition of the Virtual Pub featuring short presentations from academics and industry showcasing a range of image data management and analysis solutions. Join us on Friday, July 8th for Part 1, during the Virtual Pub slot for approximately 2 hours of talks. Part 2 will take place on Friday, September 9th.
Full program: https://www.eurobioimaging.eu/news/join-us-virtual-pub-special-edition-data-in-imaging/

16th International Congress of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry – August 28-31, Prague, Czech Republic
Updated program available! Register now for this conference for this conversation organized by the Society of Histochemistry with support from our Prague Node and enjoy inspirational presentations, discussions and authentic interactions with participants from all over the world.
Standard registration until July 1:

Global BioImaging Exchange of Experience VII – September 14, Montevideo, Uruguay
The 7th edition of the Global BioImaging annual gathering Exchange of Experience VII will have the theme of Impact & Sustainable Development Goals and will take place on the 14-16 September 2022 as a hybrid event in Montevideo, Uruguay. The BioImaging community from around the globe will get together to discuss and present how Imaging can contribute to sustainable development.
Learn more and register here: https://globalbioimaging.org/exchange-of-experience/exchange-of-experience-vii

COMULIS Conference 2022 – September 20-22, Nicosia, Cyprus
Registration NOW open! Interested in correlated multimodality imaging approaches? Don’t miss the COMULIS Conference 2022 – it will be held at the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia, Cyprus, from September 20-22. Travel & accommodation stipends available
More information: https://www.comulis.eu/comulis-conference-2022
Submit your abstract by August 2nd

Euro-BioImaging User Forum: Fighting infectious diseases – October 6th @ 14:00 CEST
Euro-BioImaging is organizing a fourth online User Forum on Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 14:00-17:00 CEST. The topic is “Fighting Infectious Diseases.” This event will highlight the importance of cutting-edge imaging technologies in support of pandemic preparedness, finding treatments and understanding the underlying biology of infectious agents. We will showcase the specific expertise available at our Nodes across Europe through case studies presented in tandem with the research community. Program coming soon…
Register here: https://www.eurobioimaging.eu/news/join-us-for-the-fourth-euro-bioimaging-user-forum-fighting-infectious-diseases/

Training courses:
COMULIS Training School 2022 in Bern, Aug 29th – Sept 2nd
We are happy to announce another exciting COMULIS event: The COMULIS Training School 2022 in Bern, Aug 29th – Sept 2nd, on Imaging Across Scales. In addition, 2 fellowships that cover all travel & accommodation expenses based on the submitted motivation letter are available. Please register here until July 17th: https://www.ana.unibe.ch/weiterbildung/comulis_training_school/index_ger.html

Workshop 2022: High Resolution Episcopic Microscopy (HREM)
The Division of Anatomy of Vienna, together with the Medical Imaging Cluster (MIC) of the Medical University of Vienna and the Austrian BioImaging/CMI, our Node in Austria, will host an international, hands-on Tutorial and networking meeting on HREM imaging.
More information & registration:

Spatial Omics Data Analysis Course – August 29-September 2, Online 
This EMBO workshop, organized in collaboration with our Swedish NMI Node, provides resources to advanced tools for analysis of spatial datasets via a series of online lectures and computer practicals. The total course duration is 40 hours, including the online lectures and practical coding workshop that will be held online. The course is free but some prerequisites must be fulfilled.
More information: https://uppsala.instructure.com/courses/58516

Career advancement opportunities:
3 year PhD position in Neurobiology – Interdisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience (IINS), University of Bordeaux, France
Daniel Choquet’s group, part of France BioImaging, has an open PhD position! In collaboration with the group of Gregory Giannone (IINS), this PhD will focus on deciphering dendritic spine mechanobiology during synaptic plasticity using super-resolution microscopy. Their impacts on spine shape, mechanical stability and synaptic transmission will be studied by a combination of molecular tools, electrophysiology and state of the art imaging methods, including super-resolution microscopy but also FRET-based force sensors imaging.

Euro-BioImaging  Bio-Hub – EU Project Manager
The Euro-BioImaging Bio-Hub hosted by European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is seeking a highly motivated EU Project Manager to support the team in operations, administration and management of the Bio-Hub’s contribution in three Horizon Europe projects. These projects range from eRImote, to develop remote and digital research infrastructure services to CanSERV and AgroSERV, in which Euro-BioImaging will provide imaging services to support research on the topics of cancer and agroecology. The successful applicant will support the Bio-Hub team at EMBL in managing its contribution to these international Horizon Europe projects.
Apply by July  25:

Euro-BioImaging  Bio-Hub – Scientific Project Manager – AI4LIFE
The Euro-BioImaging Bio-Hub hosted by European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is looking for a highly motivated Scientific Project Manager to support the operation of the newly funded EU project, AI4LIFE, which aims at making pre-trained deep learning models and methods for microscopy imaging FAIR for life science researchers. If you have foundational scientific knowledge about imaging and image analysis processes and would enjoy defining, planning and implementing Open Calls, Challenges and training activities in close collaboration with the AI4LIFE scientific experts and Euro-BioImaging Hub team, while performing project related communication and outreach, this position is for you.
Apply by July 29:

Best regards
Małgorzata Śliwińska