Assistant Professor In The Group Of Research-Teaching Staff [13/2022/Na/Wns/Is​/02]

Universities and Institutes of Poland
January 31, 2023
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  • Organisation/Company: University of Silesia in Katowice
  • Research Field: Sociology
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 31/01/2023 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Poland › Katowice
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: app. 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/03/2023
  • Reference Number: 13/2022/NA/WNS/IS​/02
  • RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE announces the open call for the position of Assistant Professor in the group of research- teaching staff

    Place of work : Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Sociology

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

    Number of available positions : 1

    Keywords : sociology, social sciences, social work

    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).


  • conducting scientific research in the scope of social work theory,
  • holding the function of the leader of a research team,
  • teaching classes in the 1st cycle and 2nd cycle studies for the following degree programmes: Sociology and Social Work,
  • realization of organizational duties in accordance with the Individual Scope of Duties.
  • Benefits


  • full time employment based on a basis of employment contract for a period of 4 years,
  • employment at the University as the primary workplace,
  • base remuneration in accordance with the Remuneration regulations of the University of Silesia,
  • additional remuneration components in accordance with the Remuneration regulations of the University of Silesia,
  • pro-quality bonus for special achievements according to regulations in force,
  • the annual teaching load 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 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.​
  • Eligibility criteria


  • 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.
  • Selection process


  • application submission deadline: 31th of January 2023 (11:59 p.m. CET)
  • the selection process will be concluded by the: 31th of March 2023

    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.

    Additional comments


    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 2022 item 574).

    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 2022 item 574), 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.

    Web site for additional job details

    https: //

    Offer Requirements
  • Sociology: PhD or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Good

    POLISH: Good



  • minimum PhD degree in social sciences, in the discipline of sociology,
  • experience in conducting research in the discipline of sociology,
  • recent, high scoring scientific achievements in the discipline indexed in Scopus or Web of Science (min. 2 papers),
  • competences allowing for internationalization of the scientific activity,
  • experience in managing or realization or acquiring research projects, especially ERC projects,
  • documented history of applying for financing of research in the institutions in the country as well as in foreign institutions,
  • documented scientific internship in the candidate's country or abroad,
  • knowledge of research methods,
  • experience in teaching classes in the higher education institution,
  • ability to conduct classes using the tools for distance learning,
  • command of English that allows for teaching classes,
  • command of Polish that allows for conducting classes or readiness to learn Polish (in the case of foreign candidates).
  • Specific Requirements


  • documented didactic achievements and achievements in popularization science will be of advantage,
  • mile documented forms of professional development in terms of academic teaching will be of advantage,
  • ability to operate statistical software: suggested software: Predective Solutions,
  • presentation of letters of recommendation,
  • presentation of scientific development plan,
  • experience/readiness to work in a research team,
  • readiness to take up a role of the leader of a research team,
  • readiness for scientific mobility,
  • readiness to publish in foreign languages in the high scoring journals concerning social sciences,
  • readiness to publish with co-authors from the foreign research centres,
  • knowledge of the practical social work (work as an expert, cooperation with units performing social work),
  • documented didactic mobility.
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: University of Silesia in Katowice
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: //
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Katowice
  • State/Province: Silesia
  • Postal Code: 40-007
  • Street: Bankowa 12
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