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 career advancement opportunities, workshops and events from the Euro-BioImaging community that we are pleased to share with you.

Best wishes from the Euro-BioImaging Hub Team

Career advancement opportunities:

Computer bioimage analyst (academic employee) – Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen has a permanent position available as computer bioimage analyst and to work at the Danish Bioimaging and support the provision of Euro-Bioimaging image data analysis service.
More information: https://employment.ku.dk/all-vacancies/?show=157129
Apply by: August 14, 2022

Post-doctoral Research Associate – University of York
Applications are invited for a Wellcome Trust funded Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) to work on a collaborative project between the Department of Biology and the School of Physics, Engineering and Technology (PET). The aim of the project is to apply a novel sensing and imaging technology to monitor the secretion of proteins from live cells.
Apply by: August 21, 2022

Tenure track assistant/associate professors – HiLIFE Helsinki Institute of life science

HiLIFE, part of our Finnish Advanced Light Microscopy Node, is looking for a tenure track associate professor with focus on Bioimaging in biomedical science. Applicants capable of contributing to the development of life science infrastructures and/or higher education in evolving areas of life sciences are particularly encouraged to apply!
More information: https://jobs.helsinki.fi/job/HiLIFE-tenure-track-assistant-associate-professor-positions/749034302/?feedId=350602&utm_source=CareerSite_UniversityOfHelsinki
Apply by: August 25, 2022

Workshops & Events 

Annual Czech-BioImaging Conference – October 4-5, Hustopeče, Czech Republic
Czech-BioImaging is excited to announce that the Imaging Principles of Life conference’s date for this year is 4 – 5 October! It will take place in the heart of vineyards and almond trees, Wine Wellness Hotel Amande, Hustopeče.
Call for Abstracts until September 9th:

eRImote Workshops (online) – September 21 & 22 

The eRImote Project consortium is organizing two interesting Workshops on Remote training for RI users and staff & User interactions and networking in remote/digital service provision in September. We hope you will join!

Full information: 

Special Edition Virtual Pub: DATA in biological & biomedical imaging, Part II – September 9 

The second part of series of Special Edition Virtual Pubs on DATA will take place on Friday, September 9th, from 13:00-15:00 CEST, featuring short presentations from academics and industry. Great topic, great talks, no registration is required! Join us on September 9!

More information:

Małgorzata Śliwińska