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Open competition for the position of technical research (post-doc) at the Department of Animal Improvement project NCN no. 2015/17 / B / NZ9 / 01561 Fri. " Epigenetic regulation in mammary gland tissues of dairy cows with chronic and recurrent mastitis ca


Position: post- doc, full-time

Specific requirements for candidates for the post-doctoral scholarship:

- A doctor degree in agricultural, biological or related sciences;
- a definite research interests in the field of animal biotechnology, supported by scientific achievements including the original papers, especially publications in journals listed in  the Journal Citation Reports;
- Heading or participation in research projects financed from external sources;
- Knowledge of the molecular biology techniques (obligatory: Isolation of DNA, RNA and protein from tissues, PCR and real-time PCR, bisulfite conversion and pyrosequencing, including primer designing, ELISA)
- Fluent English spoken and written
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Familiarity with statistical programs and experience in the epigenetic study will be an advantage
- Good evaluation of the doctoral thesis confirmed by the opinion of the scientific supervisor


List of documents:
1. Cover Letter
2. CV
3. Scientific activities with scientific output

Description of tasks:
- to determine the influence of infection of secretory mammary gland tissue of dairy cows (parenchyma) with coagulase-negative or -positive staphylococci on the changes in the level of gene expression, methylation of selected genes and microRNA transcripts. The association between the methylation level of individual genes and expression patterns of microRNA with gene expression at the mRNA and protein will be established. This study will be a continuation of the earlier analysis of transcriptomic profile.

Duties for the post post-doc position:
- Isolation of DNA, RNA and protein from tissues
- PCR and real-time PCR
- Bisulfite conversion and pyrosequencing
-Preparation of partial reports and a final report
-Responsibility for laboratory analysis
- Preliminary statistical analysis
-Preparation of list of reagents, materials and small equipment for public tenders
- Monitoring the scientific literature
- Preparation of publications


Work conditions:

Full time position

Application deadline: 25.10.2018

Interview: 30.10.2018

Start date for post-doc: 5.11.2018



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