Institution name:

Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research, Polish Academy of Sciences (IAR&FR PAS)

Name of the position:

Post-doctoral Researcher in an NCN project SONATA 17 entitled „Potential use of peroxiredoxins to improve the quality of cryopreserved bull semen”

Description of the position:

The candidate will participate in the following research tasks:

  1. Characterization of differences in plasma membrane structure, redox proteome and peroxiredoxins abundance in sperm of good and poor freezability;
  2. Selection of peroxiredoxin isoforms related to good freezability and chaperone function;
  3. Effect of extracellular and intracellular introduction of peroxiredoxins on bovine sperm freezability;

Conditions of work:

  • The elected candidate will receive a monthly salary of 7500-8500 PLN per month (brutto),
  • Location of the workplace: Department of Gamete and Embryo Biology, IAR&FR PAS, Bydgoska Str. 7, 10-243 Olsztyn,
  • Date of beginning of the employment: October 2022,
  • Length of work contract: 36 months.


  1. Ph.D. in bioengineering, biotechnology, biology, veterinary, or related discipline (obtained not earlier than 7 years before the date of the announcement, a degree should be obtained outside the Institution where the project will be carried out);
  2. Knowledge in the field of biochemistry, molecular biology, biology of reproduction and immunology;
  3. Experience confirmed by scientific achievements in research on mammalian sperm, with particular emphasis on bulls;
  4. Experience confirmed by scientific achievements in the field of flow cytometry techniques and proteomic analyzes (SDS-PAGE, 2D PAGE, Western-Blot);
  5. Knowledge of the English language at a level enabling easy communication;
  6. Ability to work in a team.

Interested candidates are asked to provide the following documents:

  1. Motivation letter;
  2. CV including a list of publications, conference presentations, and other awards;
  3. Ph.D. diploma or certificate of participation in studies at the moment;
  4. Recommendation letter confirming skills necessary for completing the project;
  5. Other documents, that in the opinion of the candidate are important when considering him/her for the position.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr Agnieszka Mostek-Majewska, deadline September 15, 2022 until 3:00 p.m. The subject of the message should be „Call for Post-doc Researcher/SONATA”.

In your CV, please include a consent clause for the processing of personal data in the recruitment process:

„I consent to the processing of my personal data contained in the application documents by the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Olsztyn, 10-748 Olsztyn, ul. Tuwima 10, in order to carry out the recruitment process and publishing the full results of the competition on the Institute’s website”.

Information clause:

  1. The administrator of personal data processed as part of the recruitment process is the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Olsztyn, 10-748 Olsztyn, ul. Tuwima 10, phone no. 89 523 46 86, e-mail:
  2. Contact with the personal data protection officer is possible at the above-mentioned address.
  3. The provided personal data will be processed in order to carry out the current recruitment process and kept until its completion on the basis of expressed consent (in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR).
  4. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing which was carried out on the basis of consent before its withdrawal.
  5. You have the right to access your personal data, request their rectification or removal. Submitting a request to delete data is tantamount to resignation from participation in the recruitment process. In addition, you have the right to request the restriction of processing in the cases specified in art. 18 GDPR.
  6. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the President of the Personal Data Protection Office against the unlawful processing of his personal data. This authority will be competent to consider the complaint, provided that the right to file a complaint concerns only the lawfulness of the processing of personal data, and not the recruitment process.
  7. Your data will not be profiled or made available to entities or third countries. The recipients of the data may be institutions authorized by law.
  8. Providing your personal data is not obligatory, but it is a necessary condition to participate in the recruitment process. 


Data publikacji: 3.08.2022