Location: Wrocław
Application deadline: 15.03.2023

Łukasiewicz – 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, serve as a basis for innovative solutions for the industry. With high-class specialists and state-of-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.

Currently we are looking for:


Location: Wrocław, Poland

Ref. no. SSBSL/BSL3/2023


  • In first two years assisting in preparation for BSL-3 Laboratory suite opening, which will include, amongst others, collaborating with experts and advisory teams on designing of the laboratory and defining its functionality, assisting in preparation of appropriate documentation, taking part in the  process of laboratory design and preparation for commissioning, preparing laboratory for audits and certification process;
  • In long term, assisting Head of BSL-3 Laboratory in day-to-day efficient running of the facility as requested, which will include (although is not limited to):
  • Supervision of the laboratory technical staff, as well as external and internal researchers;
  • Organization of work within the laboratory, including preparation, keeping, storage, and circulation of proper laboratory documentation;
  • Managing day-to-day budget and ordering requirements for the laboratory (participation in purchase of the laboratory equipment, reagents, personal and group protective equipment);
  • Control of the laboratory archives, including proper paperwork (datasheets, results and reports) and biological/diagnostic material;
  • Assisting in preparing the schedule for the internal and external staff and working teams;
  • Training of the laboratory personnel;
  • Development of detailed procedures to be employed in the laboratory and assisting researchers in developing methodology necessary for the projects, which will adhere to the working standards of BSL-3 laboratory;
  • Development of risk assessments for the laboratory and cross checking of the risk assessments delivered by researchers;
  • Compliance with and up-to-date knowledge of legal regulations and standards as applied to BSL-3 laboratory.



  • A degree biology/microbiology/virology or related topic;
  • At least 5 years of experience of working in the laboratory (biology- or diagnostic related);
  • Proven hands-on record of work with human and/or animal pathogens in at least a BSL2 class laboratory;
  • Hands-on experience with aseptic technique as applied to in vitro cultures;
  • Experience in writing SOPs and Risk Assessments for laboratories;
  • Theoretical knowledge of regulations and standards applied to run high containment biological laboratory;
  • Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken).


  • PhD in relevant discipline;
  • Experience in laboratory management (day-to-day and long-term planning);
  • Experience of working in BSL-3 laboratory;
  • Experience of working with small laboratory animals (mice);
  • Experience in handling and organising research and archive documentation;
  • Experience as a biosafety officer in at least BSL2 laboratory

Our offer:

  • Full-time employment on the position of Senior Specialist;
  • Work in a scientific and research organization focused on the implementation of innovative prestigious research and development 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);
  • Work on the territory of a green science campus;
  • Free parking space;
  • Additional 10 days of paid leave for employees of the research division holding the title PhD.

Please send your resume via link:

Application deadline: 15.03.2023

Please include the following statement in your application:

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Please note that we will contact only selected candidates.