Scientific Coordination Unit


The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw is looking for a Specialist in the Scientific Coordination Unit.

Job description:

  • Preparation and submission of applications for contained uses of GMOs and GMMs and reporting tasks in this respect.

  • Assistance in preparation, verification and submission of applications to the Local Ethics Committee for Animal Experimentation, keeping records of animal experiments performed.

  • Issuing personal permits for animal work. Preparation of annual animal usage reports.

  • Support and advice for scientists in completing the ethics section in grants’ applications.

  • Support for the Institute's staff in the field of intellectual property rights protection, patenting and commercialization.

  • Support for researchers on preparation of MTAs agreement.

  • Administrative support for PhD students and ongoing cooperation with doctoral studies and doctoral schools.

  • Gathering and sharing information concerning individual awards and scholarships. Assistance in filling in and submitting applications, reporting in POL-on system.

  • Conducting annual competitions for the best publications authored by IIMCB staff or students.

  • Support for occupational H&S team in providing training for employees (working with material of human or animal origin, GMMs/GMOs, hazardous substances, etc.) and preparing appropriate H&S documentation (risk assessments, SOPs, GLPs).

  • Participation in the annual reports’ preparation and organization of the International Advisory Board meetings.

  • International cooperation in science dissemination tasks and training for doctoral students and researchers.

  • Preparation of selected information for scientific evaluation of the Institute.

Requirements for the candidate:

  • MSc degree (preferably in biological sciences or related discipline).

  • Minimum two years of experience ona similar position.

  • Experience in activities related to the protection of intellectual property rights, patenting and commercialisation.

  • Very good written/ oral Polish and English skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Familiarity with the specific nature of scientific working environment.

  • Independence, commitment, initiative in action and high organizational skills.

  • Skills of analytical and strategic thinking.

  • Reliability, meticulousness, accuracy and timeliness in the implementation of tasks.

  • Openness, ease in establishing contacts and strong teamwork skills.

We offer:

  • Employment contract

  • Great working atmosphere in a leading research institution in Poland

  • Working in an international environment

  • Attractivesocialpackage, sports benefits

  • Private medical insurance

How to apply:

  • Apply now to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • In the subject include "SCU_specialist" and your first and last name.

Please include the following statement in your application: “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 KsięciaTrojdena 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 position will be supported by the European union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 810425.

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