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Assistant Professor ׀ Faculty of Natural Sciences Assistant Professor ׀ Faculty of Natural Sciences

RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE
announces the open call for the position of Assistant Professor in the research-didactic employees’ group

Place of work: Faculty of Natural Sciences

Job location: Jagiellońska 28, 40-038 Katowice

Number of available positions: 1

Ref.No.: 5/2021/NA/WNP/IBBiOŚ

Key words: biological sciences, mycology, microbiology, environmental biology, molecular biology, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi

Entries to the contest may be submitted by those who meet the conditions defined in Art. 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • conducting research in the discipline of biological sciences in the scope of mycology, microbiology, environmental biotechnology and molecular biology, working with research results and preparing scientific publications and conference reports,
  • conducting research-development works,
  • conducting classes on the 1st and 2nd cycle studies in the scope of microbiology and related sciences,
  • performing organizational tasks arising from the regulations of the University of Silesia for the Faculty and for the University,
  • participation in realization of scientific and research-development projects conducted by the Microbiology and Environmental Biotechnology Team,
  • applying for research funds in competitions organized by NCN and NCBiR or from other external sources.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • doctoral degree in the discipline of biological sciences,
  • minimum 4 years of experience in conducting research in biological sciences,
  • current scientific achievements in mycology and environmental microbiology documented by at least two publications that appeared in the last 3 years scored minimum 100 points (scoring in accordance with the appendix to the announcement of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the 18th of December 2019)
  • minimum 4 years of experience in laboratory work,
  • managing minimum 1 scientific project financed from the external sources (e.g. NCN, FNP, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, EU projects) and participation in realization of at least 2 scientific projects,
  • practical skills in conducting trap cultures of arbuscular fungi,
  • practical skills in research methods including: isolation and propagation of bacteria and saprophytic fungi as well as microscopic and molecular evaluation of myccorhizal fungal colonization of plants, ability to design primers for the PCR reactions and new generation sequencing, molecular biology techniques used to evaluate the biodiversity of groups of bacteria and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (PCR, qPCR, DGGE, PLFAS, omic methods), ability to identify arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi by molecular methods, evalueting the levels of the oxidative stress markers in plants,
  • ability to use the research devices: liquid chromatograph, gas chromatograph, light microscope, fluorescent microscope, UV/VIS spectrophotometer, thermal cycler, real-time PCR equipment and electrophoresis equipment,
  • good command of English – B2 level or higher (confirmed by FCE certificate or equivalent certificate. In the case no certificate is provided English language skill will be verified during the interview),
  • ability to operate the following software: MS Office, Statistica, Past, Mycocalc, Mothur, MEGA, Chromas Lite, MAFFT, MrBAYES, RAxML-EPA,
  • ability to work with databases (e.g. NCBI),
  • minimum 4 years of experience in conducting classes in the higher education institution on the 1st cycle and 2nd cycle studies in the scope of microbiology and environmental biotechnology,
  • knowledge of Polish that allows for conducting classes,
  • documented didactic achievements and achievements in knowledge popularization,
  • readiness to conduct classes remotely and ability to use the tools for distance learning.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • scientific internship (minimum 3 months) in the foreign research institution that conducts research in life sciences and environmental sciences,
  • international cooperation confirmed by co-authored publications,
  • readiness to share one’s knowledge and experience with others,
  • self-reliance, good work organization skills.

WE OFFER:

  • full time employment under the fixed period employment contract for 4 years,
  • employment at the University as a primary place of work,
  • the annual teaching load in the amount of 210 hours,
  • task-based working time,
  • opportunity for further professional development,
  • social benefits package,
  • group life insurance for the University employees, their spouses/life partners and adult children,
  • private medical care as a part of additional health insurance for the University employees, their spouses/life partners and children,
  • ability to join the Occupational Pension Scheme and the group pension insurance POGODNA JESIEŃ.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • scientific resume (CV) and motivational letter,
  • copies of documents confirming your qualifications (including the Ph.D. diploma or certificate granting the Ph.D. degree, and the MA diploma or equivalent degree diploma),
  • list of publications,
  • other documentation confirming achievements in the scientific and didactic work

 

SCHEDULE OF THE CALL:

  • application submission deadline: 13th of March 2021 (11.59 p.m.)
  • the selection process will be concluded until the 13th of April 2021

 

APPLICATIONS:

Sending application in response to this Call means accepting the GDPR information clause

GDPR information clause  

 

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. 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The necessary condition for employment of the candidate selected as a result of the Call is their fulfillment of the obligation arising from art. 265 section 5, and 13 of the Act: Law on Higher Education and Science of 20th of July 2018 (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

In the case of foreign candidates, whose diplomas granting scientific degrees require nostrification according to the Polish law, can be employed only after fulfilling nostrification procedures.

The required documents shall be submitted by electronic means using the below application form:

Application Form

Assistant Professor ׀ Faculty of Science and Technology Assistant Professor ׀ Faculty of Science and Technology

RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE
announces the open call for the position of Assistant Professor in the research employees’ group

Place of work: Faculty of Science and Technology

Job location: Szkolna 9, Katowice

Number of available positions: 1

Ref.No.: 4/2021/NA/WNST/ICh

Key words: chemistry, electrochemistry, electrode materials, electrolytes, supercapacitors, absorption spectroscopy and emission spectroscopy

Applications to the contest may be submitted by those who meet the conditions defined in Art. 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • conducting research in chemistry,
  • holding the function of the leader of the research team that manages research in electrochemistry,
  • conducting research works necessary for development and application of electrochemistry,
  • formulating research hypotheses and planning experiments in  electrochemistry, in particular, new electrode materials, electrolytes, and supercapacitors,
  • undertaking actions aiming at acquiring research projects financed from the Polish and the foreign sources, with development of electrochemical equipment included in the project budget,
  • publishing research results, in particular in journals scored minimum 100 points according to the list of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education,
  • popularization of the research results and participation in scientific conferences,
  • educating academic staff and holding the function of reviewer of the engineer theses, bachelor theses and master theses,
  • other organizational duties for the University arising from the University regulations.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • doctoral degree in chemistry or related fields,
  • very good command of spoken and written English (minimum B2),
  • minimum 3 years of experience in conducting research in chemistry,
  • minimum 3 years of experience in laboratory work in electrochemistry,
  • documented scientific achievement indexed in Scopus or Web o Science, published during the last 3 years that proves conducting research in chemistry, especially in electrochemistry,
  • experience in using electrochemical techniques documented by publications,
  • Hirsch Index (IH) of 6 or higher according to Web of Science,
  • documented history of managing scientific projects financed externally by Polish or foreign institutions or a documented history of research works financed by the external institutions as a result of being selected in an open call,
  • the ability to join electrochemical techniques with spectroscopic techniques such as absorption spectroscopy or emission spectroscopy,
  • presentation of a detailed plan of scientific development in electrochemistry

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • scientific mobility confirmed by documented internship (minimum 3 months) in the foreign or Polish institution with activities that include the usage of electrochemistry,
  • ability to independently communicate the research results in English, orally and in writing, especially editing scientific manuscripts and oral presentation of results,
  • 2 letters of recommendation,
  • readiness to hold the function of the leader of a research project team managing research in electrochemistry,
  • experience in promotion of science (presentations, lectures, science festivals, etc.),
  • readiness for scientific mobility,
  • readiness to share knowledge and experience with others,
  • self-reliance, good work organization skills.

WE OFFER:

  • full time employment under the fixed period employment contract for 4 years,
  • employment at the University as a primary place of work,
  • task-based working time,
  • opportunity for further professional development,
  • social benefits package,
  • group life insurance for the University employees, their spouses/life partners and adult children,
  • private medical care as a part of additional health insurance for the University employees, their spouses/life partners and children,
  • ability to join the Occupational Pension Scheme and the group pension insurance POGODNA JESIEŃ.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • scientific CV and a cover letter,
  • copies of the documents confirming fulfilment of qualification requirements (including copy of the PhD diploma or certificate awarding the PhD degree, and the MA diploma or equivalent degree diploma),
  • list of publications,
  • letters of recommendation
  • the plan of scientific development
  • other documentation confirming candidate’s scientific achievements

SCHEDULE OF THE CALL:

  • Application deadline: 13th March 2021 (11:59 p.m. Warsaw time)
  • The open call will be resolved till the 13th April 2021

APPLICATIONS:

Sending application in response to this Call means accepting the GDPR information clause

GDPR information clause

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. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The necessary condition for employment of the candidate selected as a result of the Call is their fulfilment of the obligation arising from art. 265 section 5, and 13 of the Act: Law on Higher Education and Science of 20th of July 2018 (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

In the case of foreign candidates, whose diplomas granting scientific degrees require nostrification according to the Polish law, can be employed only after fulfilling nostrification procedures.

The required documents shall be submitted by electronic means using the below application form:

Application Form

 

 

Assistant Professor (post-doc) ׀ Faculty of Science and Tec(...) Assistant Professor (post-doc) ׀ Faculty of Science and Technology

RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE
announces the open call for Assistant Professor (post-doc) position in the research employees’ group in the project: H2020 FET Proactive

Place of work: Faculty of Science and Technology

Job location: Katowice 40-007, ul. Bankowa 14

Number of available positions:1

Nr ref: 6/2021/NA/WNST/ICh/101017758                                             

Key words: calorimetric measurements, physical chemistry, interfacial phenomena, wettability

Applications to the contest may be submitted by those who meet the conditions defined in Art. 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • formulating research hypotheses and planning experiments in the scope of the research tasks of the H2020 FET Proactive project entitled: „Electro-Intrusion. Simultaneous transformation of ambient heat and undesired vibrations into electricity via nanotriboelectrification during non-wetting liquid intrusion-extrusion into-from Nanopores “(ELECTRO INTRUSION) under the tutelage of Assoc. Prof M. Chorążewski, Professor of the University of Silesia,
  • analysis, interpreting and working with data, preparation of reports,
  • participation in presenting and publishing research results in journals with the number of points above the cut-off point for the discipline Chemical sciences,
  • other tasks connected with the scientific activity for the project, assigned by the project leader,
  • teaching the academic staff, including scientific cooperation with doctoral students,
  • other organizational duties for the University arising from the University regulations.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • doctoral degree in Chemical sciences, Chemical engineering, Materials engineering or Physical sciences awarded not earlier than 7 years before the date of the planned employment in the project,
  • fluent in written and spoken English (minimum B2),
  • experience in conducting research in the discipline of Chemical sciences, Chemical engineering, Materials engineering or Physical sciences documented by scientific achievement indexed in Scopus or in the Web of Science,
  • documented scientific achievement that proves conducting research in the scope of surface tension measurements, contact angles measurement, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) or Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA),
  • publications in scientific journals with the high IF factor (the lead author or the corresponding author preferred),
  • experience of laboratory work in the scope of calorimetric measurements: DSC or TGA, surface tension measurement and wetting angles measurement, documented by publications,
  • ability to independently communicate research results orally and in writing, especially self-editing manuscripts of scientific publications and spoken presentation of results, especially in English,

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • experience in research of energy storage and conversion systems,
  • experience in research and modeling of different phenomena in Nanoscale, particularly including modeling of wetting phenomena in the Nanoscale in the liquid-solid systems, proved by publications,
  • experience in research using high pressure calorimetry confirmed by publications,
  • readiness for scientific mobility,
  • readiness to share one’s knowledge and experience with others, especially with doctoral students working in the same research group,
  • experience in cooperation in the research team,
  • self-reliance, good work organization skills,
  • presenting minimum 2 letters of recommendation

WE OFFER:

  • full time employment under the fixed term employment for 2 years,
  • remuneration in the amount of 12 000 PLN per month (including employer contributions),
  • employment at the University as a primary place of work,
  • task-based working time,
  • an opportunity for further professional development,
  • social benefits package,
  • group life insurance for the University employees, their spouses/partners and adult children,
  • private medical care as a part of an additional health insurance for the University employees, their spouses/partners and children,
  • the Occupational Pension Scheme and the group pension insurance POGODNA JESIEŃ

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • scientific CV and cover letter,
  • copies of the documents confirming fulfillment of qualification requirements (including copy of the PhD diploma or certificate awarding the PhD degree),
  • list of publications,
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • other documentation confirming candidate’s scientific achievements

SCHEDULE OF THE CALL:

  • Application deadline: 13th March 2021 (11:59 p.m.)
  • The open call will be resolved till the 13th April 2021

APPLICATIONS:

Sending application in response to this Call means accepting the GDPR information clause

GDPR information clause  

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. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The necessary condition for employment of the candidate selected as a result of the Call is their fulfillment of the obligation arising from art. 265 section 5, and 13 of the Act: Law on Higher Education and Science of 20th of July 2018 (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

In the case of foreign candidates, whose diplomas granting scientific degrees require nostrification according to the Polish law, can be employed only after fulfilling nostrification procedures.

The required documents shall be submitted by electronic means using the below application form:

 

Application Form

Assistant ׀ Faculty of Arts and Educational Science Assistant ׀ Faculty of Arts and Educational Science

RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE
announces the open call for the position of Assistant in the research-didactic employee group

Place of work: Faculty of Arts and Educational Science

Job location: ul. Bielska 62, 43-400 Cieszyn

Number of available positions:1

Ref. No.: 68/2020/NA/WSNE/ISMuz

Key words: music, instrumental studies, piano, accompaniment, improvisation, session musician

Applications to the contest may be submitted by those who meet the conditions defined in Art. 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • conducting evaluated artistic activity, highly scored according to the decree of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education,
  • conducting classes on the 1st cycle and 2nd cycle studies in the scope of piano, vocal and instrumental ensemble, accompaniment and improvisation,
  • performing organizational activities arising from the University regulations for the Faculty and for the University.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • the MA degree in music,
  • 5 years of experience in conducting artistic activity in the discipline of music, including the international artistic activity,
  • known and recognized artistic achievements in the discipline of music, including prestigious achievements scored minimum 100 points according to the scientific quality evaluation score of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education,
  • minimum 5 years of experience in playing piano as an instrumentalist giving concerts and as a session musician,
  • documented experience in realization of musical projects including externally financed projects, as well as realization of artistic projects as a part of programmes announced by state institutions (e.g. The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage or institutions of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education). Candidates are obliged to present their portfolio with the described artistic achievements in the electronic form or, if it is not possible in the paper form,
  • minimum 3 years of experience in realization of piano accompaniment, in particular in the scope of popular music for the needs of didactics (accompaniment is necessary for realization of the didactic process in the case of the following programmes: conducting, singing, the selected musical instrument),
  • the skills and experience in using the tools for distance learning in the comprehensive school or music school,
  • minimum 3 years of experience as a teacher in the music school in terms of conducting instrumental and instrumental and vocal ensembles, also in the scope of popular music,
  • knowledge of English (minimum B2) and Polish that allows for conducting classes,
  • readiness to conduct classes with the use of the online tools,
  • documented achievements in the scope of popularization of musical activity.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • ability to operate music production software used in didactics, artistic work and remote work,
  • readiness for scientific and didactic mobility,
  • readiness to share knowledge and experience with others,
  • ability to cooperate in the research team
  • self-reliance, good organization of work
  • pro-active attitude and initiative – the outline of the most important tasks in candidate’s artistic development, which the candidate wants to fulfil in the next two years while working at the faculty.

WE OFFER:

  • full-time employment under the fixed term employment contract for 2 years,
  • primary employment at the University,
  • the annual teaching load in the amount of 210 hours 210,
  • task-based working time,
  • opportunity for further professional development,
  • social benefits package,
  • group life insurance for the University employees, their spouses/partners and adult children,
  • private medical care as a part of an additional health insurance for the University employees, their spouses/partners and children,
  • the Occupational Pension Scheme and the group pension insurance POGODNA JESIEŃ.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WYMAGANE DOKUMENTY:

  • scientific CV and cover letter,
  • copies of the documents confirming candidate’s qualifications (the MA diploma or equivalent degree diploma)
  • list of artistic achievements
  • other documentation confirming achievements in the artistic and didactic work if the candidate has such achievements.

SCHEDULE OF THE CALL:

  • application submission deadline: 28th of February 2021 (11.59 p.m. Warsaw time)
  • the open call will be resolved until the: 28th of March 2021 r.

APPLICATIONS:

Sending application in response to this Call means accepting the GDPR information clause

GDPR information clause

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.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The necessary condition for employment of the candidate selected as a result of the Call is their fulfilment of the obligation arising from art. 265 section 5, and 13 of the Act: Law on Higher Education and Science of 20th of July 2018 (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

In the case of foreign candidates, whose diplomas granting scientific degrees require nostrification according to the Polish law, can be employed only after fulfilling nostrification procedures.

The required documents shall be submitted by electronic means using the below application form:

Application Form

Assistant Professor ׀ Faculty of Science and Technology Assistant Professor ׀ Faculty of Science and Technology

RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE
announces the open call for the position of Assistant Professor in the research-didactic employee group

Place of work: Faculty of Science and Technology,

Job location: 75 Pułku Piechoty 1A, Chorzów, 41-500,

Number of available positions:1

Ref.No.: 71/2020/NA/WNST/IF

Key words: physical sciences, experimental physics, condensed phase physics

Applications to the contest may be submitted by those who meet the conditions defined in Art. 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • conducting scientific research in the scope of dielectric spectroscopy and high hydrostatic pressure spectroscopy,
  • participation in the national or international research projects and grants,
  • active participation in scientific conferences in Poland and in the international conferences,
  • conducting classes on the 1st cycle studies, 2nd cycle studies and doctoral studies for the programmes: Physics and related studies, Computer and information sciences,

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD degree in the discipline of Physical sciences or in the related discipline,
  • conducting research in the scope of experimental physics in the scope of dielectric spectroscopy and high hydrostatic pressure spectroscopy,
  • documented scientific achievements in the discipline of physical sciences (indexed in Scopus, Web of Science),
  • author or co-author of minimum 4 publications in evaluation journals in physical sciences discipline in the last 3 years,
  • documented domestic and international scientific visits/stays,
  • documented active application for grants,
  • plan of scientific development,
  • knowledge of English that allows for conducting classes

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • ability to operate the equipment used for research in the scope of dielectric spectroscopy and high hydrostatic pressure spectroscopy
  • readiness to hold the function of the leader of the research team,
  • readiness for scientific and didactic mobility,
  • ability to cooperate in the research team
  • self-reliance, good organization of work,

WE OFFER:

  • full-time employment under the fixed term employment contract for 2 years,
  • primary employment at the University,
  • the annual teaching load in the amount of 210 hours,
  • task-based working time,
  • opportunity for further professional development,
  • social benefits package,
  • group life insurance for the University employees, their spouses/partners and adult children,
  • private medical care as a part of an additional health insurance for the University employees, their spouses/partners and children,
  • the Occupational Pension Scheme and the group pension insurance POGODNA JESIEŃ

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • scientific CV and cover letter,
  • copies of the documents confirming qualifications (including the PhD diploma or certificate awarding the PhD degree, and the MA diploma or equivalent degree diploma),
  • list of publications,
  • plan of scientific development,
  • other documentation confirming achievements in the scientific and didactic work.

SCHEDULE OF THE CALL:

  • Application submissions deadline: 25th of February 2021 (11:59 p.m.)
  • Results of the call will be announced till the 25th of March 2021

APPLICATIONS:

Sending an application in response to this call implies acknowledgment of the GDPR information clause by the candidate:

GDPR information clause

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.

IMPORTANT:

The necessary condition for employment of the candidate selected as a result of the call is their fulfilment of the obligations arising from Art. 265 section 4,5, and 13 of the Act of 20th of July 2018: Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

In the case of foreign candidates, whose diplomas granting scientific degrees require nostrification according to the Polish law, they can only be employed after fulfilling the nostrification procedures.

The required documents shall be submitted by electronic means using the below application form:

Application Form

Assistant Professor ׀ Faculty of Law and Administration Assistant Professor ׀ Faculty of Law and Administration

RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE
announces the open call for the position of the Assistant Professor in the research-didactic employees’ group

Place of work: Faculty of Law and Administration

Job location: ul. Bankowa 11B, 40-007 Katowice,

Number of available positions: 1

Ref. No.: 65/2020/NA/WPiA

Key words: law, theory and philosophy of law, bioethics, animal protection

Applications may be submitted by those who meet the conditions stipulated in Art. 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • conducting research in the discipline of law
  • work in research team or conducting individual research activity
  • conducting classes in Polish and English on the 1st cycle, 2nd cycle and long-cycle studies for the programs which curricula include classes connected with: theory and philosophy of law, introduction to jurisprudence and bioethical issues connected with animal protection – especially for the Law, Administration and Entrepreneurship programs,
  • supervision over students conducting research activity in the scope of theory and philosophy of law, bioethics and animal protection, as well as over the students taking part in scientific events and events popularizing science,
  • organizational activities for the University and for the Faculty of Law and Administration , in particular cooperation with Student and PhD Student Ombudsperson

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • doctoral degree in Law,
  • good command of English (B2),
  • conducting research in the discipline of law in the scope of theory and philosophy of law, especially in creating and usage of legal acts during the last 4 years,
  • scientific achievements in law in the scope of theory and philosophy of law during the last 4 years,
  • publications in scientific journals with 40 or more points on the lists of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (author or co-author) during the last 4 years,
  • documented experience in applying for research grants and realization of research projects
  • documented experience in work in the research team,
  • basic competences needed to conduct the interdisciplinary research in law, using non-legal tools of social sciences, like political science and public administration and sociology,
  • 4 years of documented experience in conducting classes in the higher education institution on the 1st cycle, 2nd cycle or long-cycle studies in introduction to jurisprudence or theory and philosophy of law
  • documented didactic achievements and achievements in promotion of science,
  • ability and experience in conducting classes with the use of the online tools

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • documented experience in coordination of work of the students’ organizations, especially students’ scientific associations,
  • documented experience in organizing educational and didactic events, such as conferences, seminars, workshops or other forms of knowledge exchange,
  • documented experience in local or international cooperation with organizations from the socio-economic environment of the university,
  • ability to work in the research team,
  • readiness to take the role of the leader of the research team,
  • self-reliance and good work organization skills,
  • readiness to conduct classes on University campuses and openness for didactic mobility (also on weekends),
  • readiness to share knowledge and experience with others,
  • readiness to perform organizational works for the University of Silesia
  • presenting the scientific development plan,

WE OFFER:

  • full time employment under the fixed period employment contract for 4 years,
  • employment at the University as a primary place of work,
  • the annual teaching load in the amount of 210 hours,
  • task-based working time,
  • opportunity for further professional development,
  • social benefits package,
  • group life insurance for the University employees, their spouses/life partners and adult children,
  • private medical care as a part of additional health insurance for the University employees, their spouses/life partners and children,
  • ability to join the Occupational Pension Scheme and the group pension insurance POGODNA JESIEŃ.

 

 REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • scientific resume (CV) and motivational letter,
  • copies of documents confirming your qualifications (the Ph.D. diploma or certificate granting the Ph.D. degree, and the MA diploma or equivalent degree diploma),
  • list of publications,
  • plan of the scientific development,
  • other documentation confirming achievements in the scientific and didactic work

SCHEDULE OF THE CALL:

  • application submission deadline: 23rd February 2021 (11.59 p.m. Warsaw time)
  • the selection process will be concluded until the 23rd March 2021

 

APPLICATIONS:

Sending application in response to this Call means accepting the GDPR information clause

GDPR information clause  

 

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.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The necessary condition for employment of the candidate selected as a result of the Call is their fulfillment of the obligation arising from art. 265 section 5, and 13 of the Act: Law on Higher Education and Science of 20th of July 2018 (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

In the case of foreign candidates, whose diplomas granting scientific degrees require nostrification according to the Polish law, can be employed only after fulfilling nostrification procedures.

The required documents shall be submitted by electronic means using the below application form:

Application Form

Assistant ׀ Faculty of Science and Technology Assistant ׀ Faculty of Science and Technology

RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE
announces the open call for Assistant position in the research-teaching employee group

 

Place of work: Faculty of Science and Technology

Job location: ul. Szkolna 9, Katowice

Number of available positions:1

Ref. No.: 69/2020/NA/WNST/ICH

Key words: chemical sciences, forensic chemistry, chemometrics, bloodstain

Applications to the contest may be submitted by those who meet the conditions defined in Art. 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • conducting scientific research in the discipline of chemical sciences in the area of forensic chemistry,
  • conducting classes on the 1st cycle and 2nd cycle studies in Polish and English on the Chemistry Program, especially for the Forensic Chemistry specialization,
  • formulating research hypotheses and planning experiments in the scope of research tasks of the Forensic Chemistry Team, with special regard to creating the methodology and analysis of bloodstain formation mechanism,
  • data analysis, interpreting and working with data,
  • participation in presenting and publishing research results in journals with the number of points above the cut-off point for the discipline chemical sciences,
  • other organizational duties for the University arising from the University regulations

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • MA degree in science and natural sciences in the discipline of chemical sciences,
  • fluent written and spoken English (B2 – confirmed by the certificate or during the interview),
  • minimum 2 years of experience in conducting research in the discipline chemistry, including forensic chemistry,
  • minimum 2 years of experience in laboratory work,
  • documented scientific achievements indexed in Scopus or Web of Science in the last 2 years that proves conducting research in chemistry, especially forensic chemistry in the scope of Raman Spectroscopy and infrared spectroscopy in research,
  • experience in interpretation of analytical data using chemometric and statistical methods for the needs of justice and law enforcement institutions,
  • minimum 3 months of the documented international internship in the institution using Raman Spectroscopy and infrared spectroscopy,
  • knowledge of interpretation of data acquired in forensic laboratories documented in publications or confirmed by certificates (e.g. training certificates),
  • documented history of applying for funds for research in the Polish or foreign institutions,
  • ability to independently communicate research results orally and in writing, in particular self-editing manuscripts of scientific publications and spoken presentation of results, especially in English,
  • 2 years of experience in conducting classes in the higher education institution, on the 1st cycle and 2nd cycle studies in chemistry,
  • knowledge of Polish and English/other language that allows for conducting classes,
  • documented achievements in popularization of knowledge,

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • experience in the analysis of bloodstain formation mechanism (confirmed by courses and certificates),
  • experience in work in the programs used for data analysis using chemometric and statistical methods (e.g. R, Matlab and similar methods.),
  • experience in promotion of science (lectures, science festivals),
  • presentation of scientific development plan,
  • readiness for scientific and didactic mobility,
  • readiness to share one’s knowledge and experience with others,
  • ability to cooperate in a research team
  • self-reliance, good work organization skills

WE OFFER:

  • full time employment under the fixed term employment for 4 years,
  • employment at the University as a primary place of work,
  • the annual teaching load in the amount of 210 hours,
  • task-based working time,
  • an opportunity for further professional development,
  • social benefits package,
  • group life insurance for the University employees, their spouses/partners and adult children,
  • private medical care as a part of an additional health insurance for the University employees, their spouses/partners and children,
  • the Occupational Pension Scheme and the group pension insurance POGODNA JESIEŃ

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • scientific CV and cover letter,
  • copies of the documents confirming qualifications (including copy of the MA diploma or equivalent degree diploma),
  • a list of publications,
  • scientific development plan,
  • letters of recommendation,
  • other documentation confirming candidate’s scientific and didactic achievements

SCHEDULE OF THE CALL:

  • Application deadline: 25th of February 2021 (11:59 p.m. GMT+ 01:00)
  • Results of the call will be announced till the 26th of March 2021

 

APPLICATIONS:

Sending application in response to this Call means accepting the GDPR information clause

GDPR information clause  

 

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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The necessary condition for employment of the candidate selected as a result of the Call is their fulfillment of the obligation arising from art. 265 section 5, and 13 of the Act: Law on Higher Education and Science of 20th of July 2018 (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

In the case of foreign candidates, whose diplomas granting scientific degrees require nostrification according to the Polish law, can be employed only after fulfilling nostrification procedures.

The required documents shall be submitted by electronic means using the below application form:

Application Form

Assistant Professor ׀ Faculty of Natural Sciences Assistant Professor ׀ Faculty of Natural Sciences

RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE
announces the open call for Assistant Professor position in the research-didactic employees’ group

Place of work: Faculty of Natural Sciences

Job location: Sosnowiec, ul. Będzińska 60, 41-200

Number of available positions:1

Ref.no.: 3/2020/NA/WNP/INoZ/03

Key words: meteorology, atmospheric sciences

Applications to the contest may be submitted by those who meet the conditions defined in Art. 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science  (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • conducting scientific research and publication of results in the important international academic journals,
  • conducting classes,
  • carrying out meteorological measurements at the institute’s meteorological station,
  • popularization of science and results of the conducted scientific research,
  • organizational duties for the Institute of Earth Sciences in the scope arising from the job position.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • minimum doctoral degree in Earth sciences or in a related discipline,
  • significant scientific achievements in the scope of Earth sciences confirmed by publications in the international scientific journals, including publications graded IF >1, where the candidate is the first author or the correspondence author,
  • the command of English that allows for communication and preparation of scientific publications (min. B2);
  • experience in didactic work will be an advantage,
  • experience/ participation in realization/ managing of scientific projects.
  • specialization in climatology and meteorology or in the scope of atmospheric sciences,
  • ability to work with databases including atmosphere data (meteorological data and climatic data),
  • ability to use the tools for analysis of large databases and for visualization of environmental data,
  • ability to operate at least one application for statistical analyses (preferably R, MatLab or STATISTICA)

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • ability to prepare audiovisual presentations,
  • ability to operate GIS (minimum one application)
  • ability to conduct meteorological measurement,
  • ability to work in team.

WE OFFER:

  • a full time employment under the fixed term employment for 2 years,
  • employment starts from 1st October 2021
  • employment at the University as a primary place of work,
  • the annual teaching load in the amount of 210 hours,
  • task-based working time,
  • opportunity for further professional development,
  • pakiet świadczeń socjalnych,
  • social benefits package,
  • group life insurance for the University employees, their spouses/life partners and adult children,
  • private medical care as a part of additional health insurance for the University employees, their spouses/life partners and children,
  • ability to join the Occupational Pension Scheme and the group pension insurance POGODNA JESIEŃ.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • scientific resume (CV) and motivational letter,
  • copies of documents confirming your qualifications (the Ph.D. diploma or certificate granting the Ph.D. degree, and the MA diploma or equivalent degree diploma),
  • list of publications (publications scored IF>1),
  • other documentation confirming achievements in the scientific and didactic work.

SCHEDULE OF THE CALL:

  • application submission deadline: 31st of January 2021 (11.59 p.m. Warsaw time)
  • the selection process will be concluded until the 4th of March 2021

 

APPLICATIONS:

Sending application in response to this call implies acknowledgment of the GDPR information clause by the candidate:

GDPR information clause

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.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The necessary condition for employment of the candidate selected as a result of the call is their fulfillment of the obligations arising from Art. 265 section 4,5, and 13 of the Act of 20th of July 2018: Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

In the case of foreign candidates, whose diplomas granting scientific degrees require nostrification according to the Polish law, can be employed only after fulfilling nostrification procedures.

The required documents shall be submitted by electronic means using the below application form:

Application Form

 

Assistant ׀ Faculty of Arts and Educational Science Assistant ׀ Faculty of Arts and Educational Science

RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE announces the open call for the position of Assistant in the research employees’ group in the project entitled The Polish Ethnographic Atlas – scientific studies, electronic data catalogue, publication of resources in the Internet, stage II” funded by National Program for the Development of Humanities, under the tutelage of the Assoc. Prof. A. Pieńczak, Professor of the University of Silesia.

The position of a research assistant is financed under the program of the Minister of Science and Higher Education under the name of the National Program for the Development of Humanities for 2020-2024 project number 11H 18 0068 87 co-financing amount PLN 513,441.

Place of work: Faculty of Arts and Educational Science

Job location: Cieszyn campus, ul. Bielska 62, 43-400 Cieszyn

Number of available positions: 1

Ref. No.: 64/2020/NA/WSNE/NPRH/006887

Kay words: culture and religion studies, Polish ethnographic atlas, digitalization, digital editing, archive, Cieszyn                                                                                 

Applications to the contest may be submitted by those who meet the conditions defined in Art. 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • conducting scientific research under the tutelage of the project manager,
  • preparation of the electronic data catalogue,
  • participation in creating a database on „The Digital Archive of the Polish Ethnographic Atlas” platform (www.archiwumpae.us.edu.pl)
  • entering and digital edition of the data,
  • other organizational tasks for the Faculty and for the University, arising from the Regulations of the University

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • the MA degree in ethnology and/or ethnology and cultural anthropology and/or cultural anthropology,
  • experience in participation in the research projects/grants concerning ethnology/anthropology during the last 7 years before the date of the planned employment in the project,
  • knowledge of research methods including issues concerning ethnology and/or cultural anthropology,
  • good skills in MS Office and/or Corel Draw,
  • experience in work in the research teams.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • readiness to share knowledge and experience with others and readiness for the scientific development (e.g. by writing articles/publications both independently as an co-author),
  • self-reliance, good work organization skills.

WE OFFER:

  • full-time employment on the basis of the contract of employment for a specified period of time, i.e., 3 years
  • employment starting from March 2021,
  • primary employment at the University,
  • task-based working time,
  • opportunity for further professional development,
  • social benefit package,
  • group life insurance for the University employees, their spouses/partners and adult children,
  • private medical care as a part of an additional health insurance for the University employees, their spouses/partners and children,
  • the Occupational Pension Scheme and the group pension insurance POGODNA JESIEŃ

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • resume (CV) and motivational letter,
  • copy of the MA diploma
  • documentation confirming achievements in the scientific work.

SCHEDULE OF THE CALL:

  • application submission deadline: 24th of January 2021 (GMT + 02:00)
  • the selection process will be concluded until: 24th of February 2021

APPLICATIONS:

Sending application in response to this call implies acknowledgment of the GDPR information clause by the candidate:

GDPR information clause

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.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The necessary condition for employment of the candidate selected as a result of the call is their fulfillment of the obligations arising from Art. 265 section 4,5, and 13 of the Act of 20th of July 2018: Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85, as amended).

In the case of foreign candidates, whose diplomas granting scientific degrees require nostrification according to the Polish law, can be employed only after fulfilling nostrification procedures.

The required documents shall be submitted by electronic means using the below application form:

Application Form

 

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