Organisation/Company: University of Silesia in Katowice
Research Field: Physics
Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
Application Deadline: 04/12/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
Location: Poland › Chorzów
Type Of Contract: Temporary
Job Status: Full-time
Hours Per Week: app. 40
Offer Starting Date: 01/02/2023
Reference Number: 40/2022/NA/WNST/IF/p-d/01
RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE announces the open call
for the position of Assistant Professor (post doc) in the group of
research staff in the research project :
„High pressure spectroscopic and diffraction investigations as a missing piece
of the puzzle to understand peculiar behaviour of H-bonded and van der Waals
associating liquids”, led by Sebastian Pawlus PhD, DSc.
Place of work: Faculty of Science and Technology, August Chełkowski
Institute of Physics
Job location: ul. 75 Pułku Piechoty 1, 41-500 Chorzów
Number of available positions: 1
Key words: van der Waals and H-bonding associating liquids, high-pressure
spectroscopy, molecular structure
Applications to the open call may be submitted by those who meet the
conditions specified in Section 113 of the Act – Law on Higher Education and
Science of 20 July 2018 (i.e., Journal of Law 2022 item 574).
realization of the high pressure measurements of materials, especially van
der Waals' liquids and materials with hydrogen bonds using different
analysis of the spectroscopy measurements and comparing/coupling them with
results of the diffraction analysis results,
theoretical calculations using the Density Functional Theory (DFT),
structure modelling and calculations of theoretical infrared spectra and
Raman spectra and the use of other methods for modelling of molecular
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT & BENEFITS :
full-time employment based on a basis of employment contract for a period
of 2 years,
employment at the University as the primary workplace,
monthly remuneration in the amount of 10.000 PLN gross (with the
employer's costs included),
additional remuneration components in accordance with the Remuneration
Regulations of the University of Silesia in Katowice,
financing of participation in scientific conferences,
pro-quality bonus for special achievements according to regulations in
task-based working time,
opportunity for further professional development
mentoring in writing scientific papers, applications for grants and in
terms of professional development,
work in the professional and friendly team,
social benefits package,
group life insurance for the University employees, their spouses/life
partners and adult children,
private medical care as part of additional health insurance for employees
of the University and their spouses/life partners and children,
ability to join the Occupational Pension Scheme and the group pension
insurance POGODNA JESIEŃ.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS :
academic curriculum vitae (CV) with a motivation letter,
copies of documents confirming qualifications (including the Ph.D.
diploma or certificate granting the Ph.D. degree, and M.A. diploma or
equivalent degree diploma),
list of publications,
other documentation mentioned in the open call requirements.
SCHEDULE OF THE CALL:
application submission deadline: 4 th of December 2022 (11:59 p.m.
the selection process will be concluded by the: 4 th of February 2022
Submitting an application in response to this Call means accepting the GDPR
information clause available in the Application form.
The required documents shall be submitted electronically using the application
form, available by clicking “Apply”.
Applications received after the deadline, incomplete applications and
applications submitted in any other way than defined in the open call
announcement shall not be considered. The University reserves the right to
leave the call unresolved.
The Selection Committee decides about the resolution of the open call or
leaving the open call with no result. The final, binding decision on
employment of the selected candidate belongs to the Rector.
The conditions necessary for the recruitment of the candidate selected in the
selection proceedings are the fulfilment of the obligations arising from
Section 265(4), (5), (13) of the Act – Law on Higher Education and
Science of 20 July 2018 (i.e., Journal of Law 2020 item 85, as amended).
In the case of applying for employment at the University of Silesia in
Katowice as the primary place of work, candidates employed in other higher
education institutions as their primary place of work, should, as of the day
of their employment, fulfil the requirement defined in Section 120 of the Act
– Law on Higher Education and Science of 20 July 2018 (Journal of Laws of
2021, item 478, as amended), according to which an academic may have only
one primary place of work at a time.
In the case of candidates whose diplomas on the award of a professional
title/scientific degree/scientific title require authentication according to
the law in force in the Republic of Poland, employment is possible only after
completing the procedure of authentication of the diploma (nostrification).
Web site for additional job details
https: // us.edu.pl/pracownik/job-offers/
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
Physics: PhD or equivalent
Chemistry: PhD or equivalent
Engineering: PhD or equivalent
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS :
minimum PhD in the discipline of either physical, chemical, material
sciences and engineering or in a related discipline,
experience in conducting research in the scope of the Condensed Matter
Physics using the infrared spectroscopy (IR) and Raman spectroscopy,
non-crystalline materials, liquids and glasses; knowledge of other methods
of structure analysis on the molecular/atomic level, e.g., X-ray and/or
experience in using methods of modelling and computer simulations for
analysis of the local atomic/molecular structure, e.g., Density Functional
Theory (DTF) or molecular dynamics,
documented scientific achievements in the discipline of physical sciences
(Scopus, Web of Science),
author or co-author of minimum of six publications, in the last three
years, in the journals evaluated for the discipline of physical sciences
that document the candidate's experience in conducting research in the
scope named in the qualification requirements of this open call
experience in the high pressure spectroscopic measurements, processing and
analysing data, in particular liquids with hydrogen bonding,
mobility – documented scientific visits in the candidate's country and
abroad (short term visits and long-term stays),
documented international research activity,
command of English that allows for scientific communication and
preparation of scientific publications.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS :
readiness for scientific mobility,
ability to work in a research team,
self-reliance, good work organization skills.
Additionally, we would like to inform that the candidate must fulfill the
The candidate has received their PhD in the year in which they have been employed in the project, or within 7 years before the 1st of January of the year of employment in the project.
The candidate has been awarded their PhD by other entity than the University of Silesia in Katowice,
During the period when the candidate receives the remuneration for their full-time work in the project, they shall not receive remuneration from the funds assigned as a part of direct costs in research projects financed by the NCN programmes.
During the period when the candidate receives the remuneration for their full-time work in the project, they will not receive remuneration arising from the employment contract concluded with other employer that has its residence in Poland or in other country.
Organisation/Company: University of Silesia in Katowice
Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
Website: https: // us.edu.pl/en/
Postal Code: 40-007
Street: Bankowa 12