Research specialist in in vitro assays

Monday, April 11, 2022

The National Centre for Nuclear Research opens the competition for the position of


Research specialist in in vitro assays

at NOMATEN Center of Excellence, 

National Nuclear Research Center (NCBJ),


NOMATEN Centre of Excellence (CoE) is formed through a scientific partnership between the National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ-Poland), the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA-France) and the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT-Finland) with joint financial support from the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) and the European Commission. It is currently composed of 5 Research Groups and is directed by Mikko Alava. NOMATEN CoE focuses research on the development and assessment of innovative multifunctional materials for industrial and medical applications, and linked to the latter, is currently growing the “Radiopharmaceuticals” group.

More about NOMATEN CoE and the detailed project descriptions at

Research studies will be done in close collaboration with the research team of Radioisotope Centre POLATOM at NCBJ, a worldwide known manufacturer of radiopharmaceuticals, as well as with prominent scientists in the field of radiopharmaceutical sciences from CEA/JOLIOT partners in France.


National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ), ul. Andrzeja Sołtana 7, 05-400 Otwock, Poland
(Suburb of Warsaw, efficient and free daily bus transport service provided). 

Job/tasks description: 

  • planning, carrying out and supervising research conducted in the in vitro laboratory (culturing eukaryotic cells),

  • preparation and development of instructions, research and technical procedures,

  • preparation of reports in accordance with the principles contained in the procedures and instructions,

  • keeping documentation of supervision over devices and equipment for cell culture,

  • participation in research and development works, in particular in the field of developing new radiopharmaceuticals.


  • completed university studies in biological or related sciences: biochemistry, biomedicine, toxicology, pharmacology, pharmacy, molecular biology, biotechnology,

  • at least 3 years of experience in independent research in the field of cell culture,

  • knowledge of cell culture methods,

  • knowledge of cell line testing techniques, including: genotoxicity analyzes, cytotoxicity analyzes, knowledge of enzyme immunoassays,

  • knowledge of methods of statistical analysis of experimental data and interpretation of research results,

  • ability to use scientific and technical literature, databases,

  • very good English (spoken and written) communication,

  • good knowledge of MS Office,

  • ability to work in a team

  • willingness to participate in domestic and foreign trainings and conferences,

  • independence, diligence, accuracy and commitment.


  • experience in working in a pharmaceutical factory,

  • knowledge of GMP and ISO quality systems,

  • possession of certificates of training in the field of radiation protection,

  • practical knowledge of molecular biology techniques (PCR, electrophoresis, Western Blot).

We offer: 

  • work in one of the fastest growing institutes in Poland (according to Diament Forbes 2021),

  • stable employment with a competitive salary,

  • good and friendly working atmosphere in an experienced team,

  • possibility of development and improvement of professional and scientific qualifications,

  • additional annual salary and other social security benefits,

  • Company transport from Warsaw to Świerk and backwards  (,

  • health service at NCBJ (basic medical care).

Required documents:

  • a copy of the diploma confirming education

  • curriculum vitae

  • list of scientific publications

  • self-presentation, containing a description of the candidate's scientific achievements, patents and implementations, description of other achievements (conference presentations, internships, etc.)


As an attachment to your application please sign and enclose the following declaration:
I agree to the processing of my personal data included in this application for the needs necessary to carry out the recruitment.  

Applications electronic form in English should be submitted to:


The National Centre for Nuclear Research is awarded by “HR Excellence in Research”. Recruitment in NOMATEN is based on OTM-R system (Open, Transparent and Merit-based recruitment practices in Research Performing Organisations).Candidates may be asked to provide additional documents. In the selection process, short-listed candidates will be interviewed in person or remotely.



1.    The controllers of the personal data processed during the recruitment process are: 

    1)    National Center for Nuclear Research, ul. Andrzeja Sołtana 7, 05-400 Otwock and

    2)    Foundation for Polish Science, ul. I. Krasickiego 20/22, 02-611 Warszawa.

2.    The data protection officer can be contacted by using the following address:

    1)    Personal Data Protection Officer, National Centre for Nuclear Research, 

Sołtana 7, 05-400 Otwock, Poland


3.    Providing data contained in recruitment documents is a condition for applying for a job at NCBJ.

4.    Processing of the personal data for the purpose of filling the position listed in this announcement and to conduct subsequent recruitment is done on the basis of expressed consents. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

5.    Your personal data will not be made available to other data recipients.

6.    Your personal data will not be transferred to a third country or to an international organization.

7.    No automated individual decision-making and profiling as referred in Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR is done during recruitment conducted by NCBJ. This means that no decisions regarding job candidates are made automatically and that no job candidate profiles are made.

8.    In the case you have been unsuccessful in applying for the position listed in this announcement and you haven’t given consent to store the collected personal data in the NCBJ recruitment database, your data will be erased no later than 12 years from the completion of recruitment process, but no longer than the date of the end of the durability period of the project, which will find its basis in the provisions governing project financing.

9.    You have the right to access your personal data, request its rectification or erasure. Filing a request to erase data is tantamount to withdrawal from the recruitment process. You have also the right to request restriction of processing in cases specified in Article 18 GDPR.

10.    You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (President of the Office for Personal Data Protection) about unlawful processing of your personal data. The right to file a complaint only concerns the lawfulness of the processing of personal data, not the recruitment process.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 857470 and Foundation for Polish Science International Research Agenda PLUS programme grant No MAB PLUS/2018/8 co-financed by the European Union under the European Regional Development Fund the Smart Growth Operational Programme.