We are looking for One postdoc and one PhD student.

Deadline for application 15.03.2024

Postdoc position available immediately

Please not that PhD student is expected to start in October 2024 

Both PhD and Postdoc will work on molecular biology in the context of virus induced seed dormancy defects. Candidates will use advanced molecular biology methods to analyze how viruses influence seed biology with a focus on DOG1 expression regulation. If you like additional information pleased read our recent work on DOG1 regulation described here ( and here ( )

How to apply

Collect all required documents (see below) and send it by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Should you have any questions, or would like to learn more about the projects,please contact us by e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or visit us at IBB, after arranging an appointment.

  1. Interest in Plant Molecular Biology.
  2. Experience in laboratory work.
  3. Strong publication record
  4. Ability to communicate in English.

For Postdoctoral position we additionally requier:

  1. PhD degree (or equivalent) in one of life sciences disciplines, obtained less then 7 years before employment, subject to maternity and medical extension.
  2. Candidates who would defend their PhD thesis shortly after the application deadline, maybe eligible to apply.
  3. Outstanding publication record.
  4. Experience in working with plants and/or in RNA/chromatin field is highly desired
Required documents:
  1. CV,
  2. Short motivation letter
  3. Two reference letters and/or contact information to a previous scientific supervisor.

additionally for PhD students:

  1. Short description of thesis or any other scientific project carried out by an applicant (in English),
  2. A record of all undergraduate courses completed or nearly completed, with grades.

additionally for Postdocs:

  1. Please include in the CV list of publication with a short description of your contribution/importance of each paper.
  2. Copy of PhD diploma (or equivalent)
  • PhD students 5000 scholarship not subject to tax
  • Postdoc 8900/month brutto subject to income tax.

Please include the following statement in your application: I hereby give my consent for the processing of my personal data by the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics PAS with its seat in Warsaw Pawińskiego 5a, 02-106 hereinafter referred to as the Institute for the purpose of the recruitment process and for future recruitment processes conducted by the Institute under Art. 23 ust 1 pkt 1 of the Personal Data Protection Act dated on 29 August 1997, consolidated text: Journal of Laws 2016, item 922 with further amendments and under Art. 6 ust.1 lit. a of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such GDPR (Dz. U. UE. L. z 2016 r. Nr 119)”