Director of the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of Polish Academy of Science in Olsztyn announces an open call for the position of:

  • post-doctoral position in Biosensors Department

within the realization of the project: National Science Centre, Poland, No 2016/21/B/ST4/03834 „Redox active monolayers for exploring of anion recognitions processes in aqueous phase”, (number of vacancies: 1).

Specific research activities in which the candidate will take part:

  • modification of gold electrodes with redox active monolayes,
  • immobilization of the specific receptors,
  • exploring of supramolecular recognition anion – receptor at the interface by electrochemical methods.

Information on work conditions and perspectives of professional development:

If you appreciate peace and quiet – Poland and Olsztyn would be a good choice for your new place of work and private life. Located in the surrounding of lakes and forests, Olsztyn is one of the biggest tourist centers in Poland. Within the administrative bounds of the city you will find 15 lakes with a very well-developed tourist infrastructure and leisure facilities.
Apart from typical recreation and tourist assets, the city is a vibrant sports center. Olsztyn seats a number of sports clubs with a diversified offer of water activities and many other.
Another Olsztyn’s famous landmark is Kortowo, situated away from the city, in a close neighborhood to the Institute. Kortowo is a university campus recognized as the most beautiful in Poland, and one of the most picturesque in Europe. During the academic year Kortowo is a vibrant student centre, which becomes open for tourists when the vacation season starts. At the campus you will find many clubs, tennis courts, a sport stadium and equestrian facilities. There is also a scenic beach, a restaurant and Kortowo harbor offering water equipment rental service, including sail boats, rowing boats, kayaks, water bikes and surfboats.
In Olsztyn there are also many cultural events, concerts and theatre performances. The most famous are the annual Olsztyn Green Festival and Olsztyn Artistic Summer with a series of appealing attractions.
The realization of the above research will increase the fundamental knowledge on the supramolecular “host” – “guest” recognition processes, which will be the base of development of electrochemical sensors.

Main requirements:

  • PhD degree from chemical or related sciences,
  • ability of using English (in talking and writing),
  • ability of using computers programs,
  • ability of working in the team.

The required documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae with scientific record,
  • Copy of diploma,
  • Motivation letter.

The documents should be sent by e-mail to Mrs. Joanna Papurzyńska (Human Resources Specialist):

or to the following address:

Mrs. Joanna Papurzyńska
Human Resource Manager
Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research Polish Academy of Sciences
Tuwima Street 10
10-748 OLSZTYN

The deadline for sending the documents is March 31, 2018 at 12.00 p.m.

For more information please contact with Professor Jerzy Radecki (e-mail:;
tel: +48 89 523 4612)

Results of the call will be announced within 21 days since the application deadline. The foreseen start date of the fellowship is May 2018. The duration: 1 year.


Data publikacji: 9.02.2018