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Job Offer - masters student to project FNP Team - Laboratory of Evolutionary Biochemistry

Job Offer - masters student to project FNP Team - Laboratory of Evolutionary Biochemistry


Position in the project: 

 Master student

Scientific discipline:


Job type (employment contract/stipend):


Number of job offers: 


Remuneration/stipend amount/month (“X0 000 PLN of full remuneration cost, i.e. expected net salary at X 000 PLN”):

 1800 PLN stipend/month

Position starts on: 

 September 1st, 2019

Maximum  period of contract/stipend agreement:

 10 months


Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Gdansk and Medical University of Gdansk, Abrahama 58, 80-307 Gdansk, Poland

Project leader:

Jaroslaw Marszalek

Project title:


Hsp70/J-protein chaperones substrate binding cycle: molecular mechanisms and functional consequences

Project is carried out within the Team 4/2017 programme of the Foundation for Polish Science, the agreement no POIR.04.04.00-00-4114/17-00

Project description:

The goal of this project is to gain a better understanding of molecular characteristic of Hsp70, and its J-protein co-chaperones, that drive their specific functions in cellular processes both under physiological conditions or under stress or pathology. In our research, we will be employing a well-established J-protein/Hsp70 system functioning in iron-sulfur cluster biogenesis in mitochondria of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Our long-term goal is to demonstrate that J-proteins are exploitable targets for disease intervention, because their specificity increases the likelihood Hsp70 activity can be specifically manipulated in a therapeutically beneficial way.

Key responsibilities include:

1.perform research using biochemical and molecular techniques (independently and in collaboration with other team members)

2.participate in research design and data analysis

3.actively participate in lab meetings, departmental seminars and conferences

Profile of candidates/requirements:

1.Bachelor degree in biotechnology or biology

2.Laboratory training in biochemistry, molecular biology, microbial molecular genetics

3.Ability to communicate fluently in English (spoken and written)

4.Strong motivation to pursue scientific questions, creativity and analytical thinking

Required documents:

1.Motivation letter (in English)

2.CV (in English)

3.One reference letter, preferentially supervisor of the bachelor project.

We offer:

-work in active research team in an excellent scientific environment-comprehensive cross-disciplinary training in biochemistry, molecular biology, yeast genetics -participation in scientific seminars

Please submit the following documents to:


Application deadline:


July 15th, 2019


For more details about the position please visit (website/webpage address):


Euraxess job/stipend offer (in case of PhD and postdoc positions):


Please include in your offer:

“I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my application to be processed for the purposes of the recruitment process under the Personal Data Protection Act as of 29 August 1997, consolidated text: Journal of Laws 2016, item 922 as amended


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Treść ostatnio zmodyfikowana przez: Maria Maja Pega
Treść wprowadzona przez: Maria Maja Pega
Ostatnia modyfikacja: 
wtorek, 18 czerwca 2019 roku, 11:45