Phd In Geosciences

Universities and Institutes of Poland
November 08, 2022
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  • Organisation/Company: Polish Geological Institute - National Research Institute
  • Research Field: Geosciences › Geology
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 08/11/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Poland › Wrocław
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Other
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/12/2022
  • Numerical and field studies of anisotropic rocks under large strain: applying micro-POLAR mechanIcS in structural geology (POLARIS)

    Principle Investigator: Marcin Dąbrowski, D.Sc. Assoc. Prof.

    tel.: +48 71 33 72 092, ext. 152, +48 731 481 316

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    Project summary: https: //

    Funding source: National Science Centre Poland, OPUS LAP 20

    Project ID: 2020/39/I/ST10/00818

    Principal supervisor: Marcin Dąbrowski, D.Sc. Assoc. Prof.

    Subsidiary supervisor: Marta Adamuszek, PhD

    Application deadline: 08.11.2022

    Start of the scholarship: 01.12.2022

    Duration of the scholarship: 48 months

    Remuneration: 4000 PLN gross gross/month from 01.12.2022 until 30.11.2024

    5000 PLN gross gross/month from 01.12.2024 until 30.11.2026

    Location: Computational Geology Laboratory (CGL), Lower Silesian Branch, Polish Geological Institute – National Research Institute (PGI-NRI), al. Jaworowa 19, 53-122, Wrocław, Poland

    We offer:

  • The opportunity to work in an active and vibrant research environment;

  • Remuneration paid as a scholarship for the duration of the project (4000 PLN gross gross/month for the beginning 24 months and 5000 PLN gross gross/month for the last 24 months)

  • Participation in international Earth science conferences (EGU, GeoMod, CETEG);

  • Field work in the Alps;

  • Research stays at the University of Vienna;

  • Internal access to numerical tools and HPC infrastructure of CGL at PGI- NRI;

  • Co-financing of the Polish language course for foreigners;

  • Possibility to apply for additional internal and external funding to extend the time or amount of the scholarship.

  • Duties:

  • The main tasks include: numerical modelling of selected tectonic structures such as fault-related folds, cross-section kinematic analysis, tectonic analysis, seismic data interpretation, structural modelling, field data description and interpretation

  • Participation in fieldwork in the Alps

  • Participation in doctoral studies organized by the Doctoral School Geoplanet of PGI-NRI

  • Oral and poster presentations during local and international conferences;

  • Preparation of scientific manuscripts and periodic reports;

  • Additional comments

    Form of submitting documents:

    Applications formatted according to the recruitment rules of the Geoplanet Doctoral School (see www. should be submitted by 08.11.2022 to the principal investigator of the project, Dr. Marcin Dąbrowski via e-mail: and and to the Secretary Office of the Geoplanet Doctoral School via e-mail: In the title of the message, please, indicate "POLARIS PhD2".

    For more information, please, contact Dr. Marcin Dąbrowski via e-mail: or

    Web site for additional job details

    https: // www. pr...

    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications

    Valuable skills:

  • Basic skills in numerical methods and scientific computing;

  • Basic knowledge of cross-section balancing and seismic data interpretation software;

  • Experience in scientific writing (authorship of an abstract or a publication);

  • Background in geomechanics is advantage;

  • Willingness to learn basics of Polish language;

  • Specific Requirements


  • MSc degree in Earth sciences (geology, geophysics) or a similar discipline;

  • Background in structural geology and tectonics;

  • Good programming skills (MATLAB, Python);

  • Experience in conducting geological field work;

  • High degree of motivation, communicativeness and creativity;

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team;

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Polish Geological Institute - National Research Institute
  • Organisation Type: Research Laboratory
  • Website: https: // www. laboratory.html
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Wrocław
  • Street: Jaworowa 19
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