Assistant At The Museum Of Natural History, Faculty Of Biological Sciences

Universities and Institutes of Poland
December 08, 2023
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8 Nov 2023

Job Information


University of Wroclaw


Faculty of Biological Science

Research Field

Biological sciences

Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)



Application Deadline

8 Dec 2023 - 23:59 (Europe/Warsaw)

Type of Contract


Job Status


Hours Per Week


Offer Starting Date

1 Feb 2024

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

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


Offer Description

University of Wroclaw invites applications for the position of assistant at the Museum of Natural History , Faculty of Biological Sciences

No 134 .2023.MP.WNB.AH of November 8, 2023

Position: assistant

Number of position/vacancies: 1

Institute/Department: Museum of Natural History , Faculty of Biological Sciences

Type of position: research and teaching

  • in research discipline: biological sciences
  • in research field: natural sciences
  • Type of contract: full time

    Envisaged job starting date: 01.02.2024

    Application deadline: 08.12.2023

    Expected contest results: December 2023 / January 2024

    Employment period: 1 year

    Applications are invited from those who fulfil the statutory requirements specified in the Higher Education Act from 20th July 2018 (Dz. U. z 2018 r., poz. 1668) and the statutes of the University of Wroclaw.


  • Fluency in Polish, spoken and written.
  • English language competencies at a level corresponding to at least B2.
  • Master's degree in biological sciences, recognized in Poland.
  • Proven experience working as a natural history museum curator on large scientific collections of insects.
  • Documented scientific achievements in journals indexed on the Thomson Scientific Master Journal List, in the field of entomology (especially coleopterology), including those rated at least 70 points by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in the last five years.
  • Experience in educational work at the university level, as well as conducting classes with schoolchildren.
  • Conducted scientific research must fall within the discipline of biological sciences.
  • Additional advantages for the candidate will be:

  • Using software dedicated to phylogenetic analysis and graphics.
  • Ability to conduct field entomological research in global biodiversity hot spots.
  • Scientific international cooperation with Natural History Museums.
  • Responsibilities

    In the research area

  • Individual research in the field of systematic entomology using the resources of the museum's collection.
  • Participation in team research as part of projects conducted by the Museum of Natural History.
  • Participation in scientific conferences.
  • Curatorial supervision over part of the scientific collection of the Museum of Natural History.
  • In the teaching area

  • Conducting classes for students at the Museum of Natural History and other units at the Faculty of Biological Sciences in Polish and in English.
  • Designing and conducting proprietary subjects extending the educational offer of the Museum of Natural History for students.
  • Supervising students doing their diploma theses and internships.
  • Conducting educational activities for school students as part of museum lessons and other educational programs of the Faculty of Biological Sciences.
  • Supervision some of the museum's exhibitions.
  • In the organizational area

  • Involvement in the work of collective bodies and committees within the structure of the University of Wrocław.
  • Participation in the organization of temporary exhibitions and other events for the public.
  • The application for the competition should include:

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Personal questionnaire (download Personal questionnaire).
  • A photocopy of the diploma certifying master degree.
  • Statement whether the University of Wroclaw will be the primary place of work in the case of winning the competition (download Workplace Statement).
  • Declaration of the discipline in which the candidate will conduct research, and in the case of people conducting research in more than one discipline, the percentage of their involvement in each of these disciplines (download Declaration of scientific discipline).
  • Declaration – article 113 the Law on Higher Education and Science (download Declaration - Article 113).
  • Self-presentation (information about scientific, teaching, organizational, and other achievements).
  • List scientific publications in the last ten years.
  • Electronic versions of the two most important publications that the candidate considers representative of his or her scientific achievements, or an explanation of the lack of them.
  • Application for employment addressed to JM Rector including a description of applicant's scientific interests.
  • CV should include the following note : I consent, within the meaning of Articles 4 and 7 of RODO, i.e. Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (Official Journal of the EU L of 4.05.2016, pp. 1-88), to the processing of my personal data by the University of Wroclaw, pl. Uniwersytecki 1, 50-137 Wroclaw, for the purpose of recruitment for employment at the University of Wroclaw. I am aware that the consent given may be withdrawn at any time in a manner appropriate to its giving.

    All the documents should be send in the electronic form to the following address: [email protected] with the message title: „assistant 134.MP.WNB.AH”.

    Additional information

  • The University of Wroclaw reserves the right to contact only selected candidates.
  • Selected candidates may be required to undergo an interview by means of electronic communication allowing audio and video transmission.
  • The University of Wroclaw reserves the right to close the competition without selecting a candidate.
  • The University of Wroclaw reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  • The University of Wroclaw does not provide housing.
  • Information clause for persons participating in the recruitment process

    Pursuant to Article 13 of Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR), we inform you that:

    1. The administrator of your personal data is the University of Wrocław based in Wrocław, pl. Uniwersytecki 1, 50-137 Wrocław, hereinafter referred to as the Administrator.

    2. The Data Protection Officer at the University of Wrocław is dr Krzysztof Ziemba, email address: [email protected]

    3. Your personal data will be processed for the purpose of recruitment to work at the University of Wrocław. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is the fulfilment of the Administrator's legal obligation (Article 6(1)(c) GDPR) in conjunction with Article 22(1) of the Polish Labour Code and Article 119 of the Higher Education and Science Act, the necessity to take action before entering into a contract (Article 6(1)(b) GDPR) and your consent (Article 6(1)(a) and Article 9(2)(a) GDPR). Consent will constitute a clear affirmative action of providing personal data in addition to that requested, either on the Administrator's own initiative or at the request of the Administrator.

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    5. Your data will be stored for the duration of the recruitment process, not longer than 12 months from the date of your application.

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    7. The provision of personal data is voluntary, however, the provision of the data specified in Article 22(1) of the Polish Labour Code and the data specified in the employer's recruitment advertisement is necessary to carry out the job recruitment process.

    8. Your personal data will not be subject to automated decision-making, including profiling.

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    The University of Wrocław is among the largest and bests Polish universities, teaching more than 25 thousand students and employing about 2000 scientists (https: // Wrocław is a large, open and continuously developing city (https: // www.


    Research Field

    Biological sciences

    Education Level

    Master Degree or equivalent








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    University of Wrocław




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