Assistant Professor In The Group Of Research-Teaching Staff [18/2022/Na/Wnst/Iim/01]

Universities and Institutes of Poland
January 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Temporary
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  • Organisation/Company: University of Silesia in Katowice
  • Research Field: Engineering › Materials engineering
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 16/01/2023 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Poland › Chorzów
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: app. 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/03/2023
  • Reference Number: 18/2022/NA/WNST/IIM/01
  • 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 Science and Technology, Institute of Materials Engineering

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

    Number of available positions: 1

    Key words: metallic engineering materials, biomedical materials, methods of structural and mechanical testing of materials, thermal oxidation processes, processes of friction and corrosion of materials

    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 necessary for the development of the discipline of materials science and engineering in the scope of modification of structure and properties of the titanium-based and magnesium-based materials for the needs of construction and medicine,
  • publishing the research results, especially in the journals with scoring not less than 100 points according to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education list,
  • popularization of research results and participation in scientific conferences in the country and abroad,
  • participation in research projects financed from the external sources in the candidate's country or/and from the foreign sources,
  • conducting classes in the 1st cycle and 2nd cycle studies for the degree programmes of the Faculty of Science and Technology, also in English,
  • realization of organizational duties in the scope of promotion of the discipline of materials science and engineering and popularization of science.
  • 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: 16 th of January 2023 (11:59 p.m. CET)
  • the selection process will be concluded by the 16 th 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 2020 item 85, as amended).

    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 2021, item 478, as amended), 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
  • Engineering: PhD or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Good

    POLISH: Good



  • minimum PhD degree in the discipline of materials science and engineering or mechanical engineering,
  • knowledge of research methods and experience in conducting research concerning structure, as well as mechanical and tribological properties of the metallic engineering materials and/or biomedical materials,
  • recent scientific achievements in the discipline of materials science and engineering indexed in Scopus or Web of Science databases, including publications as the first author or the correspondence author,
  • experience in managing/realization/ acquiring research projects/grants in the candidate's country or abroad, especially the ERC grants, documented history of applying for financing in the institutions in the country or abroad,
  • documented international research activity confirmed by joint publications,
  • documented scientific internship in the candidate's country or abroad,
  • knowledge of research methods connected with acquiring the metallic engineering materials or biomedical materials,
  • knowledge of research methods and experience in conducting structural research, research of mechanical and tribological properties and geometrical structure of surfaces,
  • ability to operate the equipment for research of mechanical and tribological properties,
  • experience in teaching classes in the higher education institution in the scope of materials science and engineering or in a related discipline,
  • ability to conduct classes using distance learning methods,
  • 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


  • ability to operate the equipment for data processing and visualization (e.g. Origin), and simulation (such as CAD and/or MES),
  • knowledge of methods and equipment for structural research (DSC, XRD, SEM),
  • presentation of minimum 2 letters of recommendation,
  • ability to work in a research team,
  • readiness for research mobility,
  • readiness to undertake cooperation with the industry by taking part in projects financed by the NCBiR and/or active participation in acquiring such projects,
  • competences allowing for internationalization of candidate's research activity: ability to write publications in English.
  • 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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