Stipends/ Job market

Job market

1 post doc position. This position is part of a research project embedded in a bilateral scientific cooperation with China on mouse models for neurodevelopmental disorders, with a focus on neurexins, neuroligins and their functions in parvalbumin interneurons. The research project is conducted in collaboration with the Shenzhen Bay Laboratory/ Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School. Details HERE.

1 PhD student or 1 post doc position. This position is part of the ERA-NET NEURON consortium “Microglia/neuron crosstalk in autism spectrum disorder: Role of early inflammatory activation” (MINERVA), with European partners in Finland, Germany, and Italy. The goal of MINERVA is to understand how the immune system and genetic risk factors influence the activity of immune cells in the brain, the microglia, and their communication with neurons – and how these processes modulate neurodevelopmental alterations, with a focus on autism spectrum disorder. Details HERE.

1 PhD student position in NCN PRELUDIUM BIS 3 project: „The role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and electrical synapses in the neuroprotective effect of Escitalopram in a mouse model of retinal ischemia” is available at the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice. Contact for questions and applications: Prof. Adrian Smędowski, Ph.D. at asmedowski@sum.edu.pl  Application deadline: 30th May 2022, 12:00. Details HERE.

1 post doc position in the project:  “The mechanisms of mitochondrial damage-dependent neuroinflammation in experimental models of Parkinson’s disease. The role of Parkin dysfunction” is available. Project OPUS LAP no. 2020/39/I/NZ4/01031 funded by National Science Centre, Poland, carried out in the Department of Cellular Signaling Mossakowski Medical Research Institute in Warsaw, Poland. Application deadline: 31th May 2022. Details HERE.

1 Assistant position in the Department of Neurotoxicology at Mossakowski Medical Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland. Application till 25/04/2022. Details HERE.

1 Assistant position in the Department of Neuropsychopharmacology at Maj Institute of Pharmacology Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow. More information HERE. Deadline for applications 22/04/2022.

1 position for engineering and technical position (full-time) in the Department of Neuropsychopharmacology at Maj Institute of Pharmacology Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow. More information HERE. Deadline for applications 22/04/2022.

1 position for engineering and technical position (part-time) in the Department of Neuropsychopharmacology at Maj Institute of Pharmacology Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow. More information HERE. Deadline for applications 22/04/2022.

1 post doc position in the project: “Pre-symptomatic synaptic disorders in Alzheimer’s disease” (PreSSAD), JPco-fuND2 Call 2021 program financed by the EU Joint Program – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (EU JPND) (36 months, possible prolongation), is available at the Mossakowski Medical Research Institute in Warsaw, Poland. Application till: 22/04/2022. Details HERE.

3 NeuroSchool PhD scholarships at Aix Marseille University, France for students with a master’s degree from a foreign university . More information and aplication HERE. Deadline for applications 10/04/2022.

NeuroSchool PhD scholarships at Aix Marseille University, France for French or foreign students for scholarships for international co-supervised PhDs . More information and aplication HERE. Deadline for applications 10/04/2022.

1 position for an assistant professor in the group of research and teaching staff is available at the Department of Neurobiology, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Lodz. More information HERE. The application should be submitted electronically by 15/04/2022 to the following address: renata.bocian@biol.uni.lodz.pl

1 PhD student position in NCN project, Molecular mechanisms of the protective effect of swimming training on skeletal muscle atrophy and the course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is available at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow; contact for questions and applications: Prof. Elżbieta Pyza, Ph.D. at elzbieta.pyza@uj.edu.pl

1 postdoc position in social/systems neuroscience available at Nencki Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw); Details HERE. Contact for questions: Alicja Puscian, Ph.D. at a.puscian@nencki.edu.pl

Stipends

PNS stipends for the FENS Forum Neuroscience 2022 (Paris, France, July 9 – 13, 2022)

Polish Neuroscience Society, PNS offers 5 stipends for the participation in the FENS Forum 2022. The stipend amounts to 500 € each, in case the Forum will be held as a physical meeting. In case the FENS Forum will be a virtual meeting, the stipend will cover the registration and abstract handling fees up to 500 €. If the Forum will become a hybrid meeting the stipend will be the amount to the one or the other, depending on the type of participation.

Applications can be submitted until February 15, 2022.

Criteria for selection:

  • PTBUN member with all contributions paid,
  • PhD student or an employee of a Polish university or research institution under the age of 35,
  • the first author of the abstract presented at the FENS Forum.

Stipend holders are selected based on the scientific value of the submitted abstract and the information contained in the application. Only one person from a research unit may receive the PTBUN stipend.

Required documents:

  • CV with a list of publications and conference abstracts,
  • Copy of the abstract submitted to the FENS Forum,
  • Letter of recommendation from the supervisor/scientific tutor,
  • Short description of the importance of the presented results.

The above documents should be sent by February 15, 2022 in pdf format as one file to the following address: secretary@ptbun.org.pl

Stipends are paid after the conference to the account provided by the stipend holder based on individual certificate of participation in the FENS Forum.

Early registration for the FENS Forum 2022 is from 01/12/2021 to 22/02/2022, 23:59 CET. Details HERE. Please note that you can apply for a travel grant in several places, however, you can only get a grant from one source. People who receive grant from FENS or IBRO will not receive a stipend from PTBUN.