Student – Scholarship Position - Recruitment No 41/2023

Universities and Institutes of Poland
October 06, 2023
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12 Sep 2023

Job Information


Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences


Photophysics and spectroscopy of photoactive systems

Research Field

Chemistry » Molecular chemistry

Chemistry » Organic chemistry

Chemistry » Reaction mechanisms and dynamics

Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)



Application Deadline

6 Oct 2023 - 23:00 (Europe/Warsaw)

Type of Contract


Job Status


Hours Per Week


Offer Starting Date

1 Nov 2023

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

We offer 1500 PLN per month stipend financed from the National Science Center (NSC) OPUS 20 Project No. 2020/39/B/ST4/01956 entitled “On demand generation of singlet oxygen in organic solutions and water” led by dr Aleksander Gorski. The successful candidate is expected to start work within the project on November 1, 2023. The stipend is for 12 months with a possible extension up to 25 months.

The aim of the project is the developing of biologically relevant bichromophores complexes with, from one side, the ability of enhanced singlet oxygen formation and, from other side, the ability of tight control of singlet oxygen concentration by depletion (e.g. consumption of singlet oxygen during endoperoxides formation) in organic solvents and in water/micelles solutions.


  • Purification of organic compounds.
  • Synthesis of macrocyclic compounds. Samples preparation.
  • Scientific initiative and contribution through regular reporting, participation in international conferences;
  • Contribution to the efficient functioning of the lab.
  • Requirements

    Research Field


    Education Level

    Bachelor Degree or equivalent


    Student of chemistry with knowledge of organic chemistry and synthesis.

    Specific Requirements

    Knowledge of the English language enabling the use of professional literature.





    Research Field


    Years of Research Experience

    1 - 4
    Additional Information


    We offer 1500 PLN per month stipend financed from the NCN OPUS 20 Project No. 2020/39/B/ST4/01956. The stipend is for 12 months with a possible extension up to 25 months. Possibility of publication of research papers in recognized international journals.

    Possibility of preparing an M. Sc. thesis.

    The successful candidate will be part of an experienced, multi-disciplinary team and will have an opportunity to gain comprehensive knowledge in chemistry and physics, especially in synthesis and purification of macrocyclic complexes.

    There is a possibility to take advantage of all programs in the IPC PAS, including Young Scientists of IPC PAS competition and Mobility of Young Scientists of IPC PAS competition. The Institute provides an opportunity to participate in ERASMUS+ program.

    Eligibility criteria

    NCN scholarships may be awarded to a person who is a student of a full-time first or second-cycle degree programme or uniform Master's studies at a university in Poland.

    Selection process

    Complete application should include the following items:

  • Curriculum vitae , including a list of scientific achievements (scholarships, publications, patents, conference presentations, etc.)
  • Recommendation letter(s). At least one opinion of the candidate from a specialist in a relevant field of science.
  • The recruitment committee will evaluate the candidates' research achievements, their research-related achievements and competencies as regards specific tasks in the research project, expressed as a point score:

  • the candidate's research achievements, including publications in prestigious academic press /journals (50% of the final score)
  • research-related achievements, scholarships, awards and research experience gained in Poland or abroad, research workshops and training courses, participation in research projects (20% of the final score)
  • the candidate's competence to carry out specific tasks in the research project (30% of the final score)
  • The scholarship will be awarded in accordance with the rules defined by National Science Center's document "REGULATIONS FOR AWARDING NCN SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NCN-FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECT” https: // www. rady/2019/uchwala252019-zal1ang.pdf and the Employment policy of the Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS https: // procedures.pdf

  • Top candidates will be invited for an online or in-person interview. We reserve the right to contact and reply to only selected candidates.
  • The incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to the person who obtains the highest number of points.
  • The results of the competition are made public.
  • If the top candidate does not sign the contract due to the resignation, we reserve the right to choose the next candidate from the ranking list.
  • Additional comments

    Applications and any questions regarding the position should be sent by e-mail to: [email protected]; IMPORTANT: email title “Recruitment nr 41/2023 (emails without this number will be not considered!)"

    Planned online interviews: 10-11.10.2023

    The results of the recruitment are planned to be announced on: 16.10.2023

    By submitting the application you consent to the processing of your personal data in the recruitment process.

    The controller of your personal data is the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences with its registered office in Warsaw, NIP: 5250008755 (the "Institute"). The Institute will process your data for the purpose of carrying out scientific and research activities, providing services and contact with the Institute, on the basis of a contract (in connection with the performance of the contract or in order to take action on your request before the contract is concluded Article 6, paragraph 1, letter b) of GDPR), the legitimate interest of the Institute (Article 6, paragraph 1, letter f) of the GDPR) and legal provisions (Article 6, paragraph 1, letter c) of the GDPR) - depending on the circumstances.

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