POSTDOC in Cancer and Biomarkers Research Group 

Location: Wrocław
Application deadline: 31.03.2023

Łukasiewicz Research Network – PORT Polish Center for Technology Development is a Research Institute within the Łukasiewicz Research Network. It focuses on development of new technologies, resulting from basic and applied research, which, in turn, serves as a basis for innovative solutions for the industry. With high-class specialists and state-of-the-art infrastructure, we provide capacity for the most advanced research. Our Institute consists of three research centers – Life Sciences & Biotechnology Center, Materials Science & Engineering Center and Center for Population Diagnostics,  with access to specialized core laboratories – a combination, which allows to carry out both, scientific research and pilot studies for the industry in a comprehensive manner.

Due to our growing needs, we invite candidates to apply for the position of 


 in Cancer and Biomarkers Research Group  

ancer and Biomarkers Research Group is looking for an ambitious and passionate candidate for the position of Postdoc (Senior Specialist) to support the development of the Cancer and Biomarkers Research Group and the implementation of research projects focused on the role of group 2 innate lymphoid cells (ILC2) in tumorigenesis towards the discovery of new diagnostic tools and immunological therapies. ILC2s are recently discovered immune cells and their role in cancer is not fully established (Wagner and Koyasu., 2019, Trends Immunol.; Wagner et al., 2020, Cell Rep.; Wagner and Koyasu., 2022, Trends Cancer). Therefore, this position provides an excellent opportunity to contribute to the development of the field, create your own niche and establish exciting scientific contacts with partners within Poland and abroad (such as in Japan). We are looking for a candidate who is able to start work as soon as possible. 

Task description: 

  • Contributing to the ongoing project(s) with an opportunity to create  your own niche; 
  • Designing and conducting experiments and analysing the obtained results;
  • Staying up to date with the recent achievements within the field;
  • Preparing reports and scientific articles and presenting results at institutional, regional, and/or international scientific meetings. 

Mandatory requirements: 

  • Ph.D. in the area of experimental oncology, immunology or related discipline;
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills.


  • Experience in molecular biology techniques (e.g. PCR, RT-PCR, ELISA, WB, transfection methods);
  • Experience in immunohistochemistry and other tissue-based investigative methodologies; 
  • Experience in flow cytometry;
  • Prior experience in bioinformatics is a plus;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues within the Group as well as with external partners (i.e. national and international);
  • Commitment, responsibility and motivation;
  • Meticulousness and attention to detail;
  • Very good work organization. 

We offer: 

  • Full-time employment contract on the position of Senior Specialist;  
  • Work at one of the best Polish research institutions focused on the implementation of innovative research and development of projects;
  • Co-financing for private medical care;
  • Co-financing for a sports card;
  • Possibility to join group life insurance;
  • Co-financing under the Social Benefits Fund (for holidays and Christmas);
  • Green science campus with free parking space;
  • Excellent research facilities with modern and well-equipped laboratories;
  • Strong collaboration with external partners (i.e. national and international);    
  • Additional 10 days of paid leave for employees of the research division holding the title PhD (research division only);
  • Friendly, inspiring, interdisciplinary environment with employees from different countries always ready to help.

Candidates are requested to submit: 

  • One-page cover letter explaining the reasons to join our team with a brief outline of the specific research question that you would like to pursue;
  • Curriculum Vitae outlining research achievements and a record of publications;
  • Two reference letters.  

If you are interested, please apply via the link below:

Application deadlineMarch 31st, 2023

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