Assistant Professor In The Group Of Research-Teaching Staff [51/2022/Na/Wnst/Iim]

Universities and Institutes of Poland
February 28, 2023
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  • Organisation/Company: University of Silesia in Katowice
  • Research Field: Engineering › Materials engineering
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 28/02/2023 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Poland › Chorzów
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: app. 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/10/2023
  • Reference Number: 51/2022/NA/WNST/IIM
  • 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: materials science and engineering, metals and alloys, powder metallurgy, structural research, electron microscopy, differential calorimetry

    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 discipline of materials science and engineering using the scanning electron microscopy, the transmission electron microscopy and differential calorimetry,
  • developing production technology of the functional metallic materials,
  • teaching classes in the 1st cycle and 2nd cycle studies in Polish and English,
  • applying for financing of the research projects and development projects, among others, in the NCN and the National Research and Development Centre's programmes or from other external sources,
  • dissemination of the acquired research results,
  • realization of the organizational tasks in scope of promotion of the discipline of materials science and engineering.
  • 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 PhD diploma or certificate granting the PhD degree, and MA diploma or equivalent degree diploma),
  • list of publications,
  • other documentation confirming candidate's achievements in the scientific and didactic work.
  • Selection process


  • application submission deadline: 28 th of February 2023 (11:59 p.m. CET)
  • the selection process will be concluded by the 28 th of April 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 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 Law 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 (nostrification).

    Web site for additional job details

    https: //

    Offer Requirements
  • Engineering: PhD or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Good

    POLISH: Good



  • minimum PhD in technology in the discipline of materials science and engineering or in the related discipline,
  • experience in conducting research in the discipline of materials science and engineering, including in the area of metallic materials documented by recent publications included in the JCR (Journal Citation Reports) list,
  • recent scientific achievements in the discipline indexed in Scopus or Web of Science databases,
  • experience and knowledge of methods used in structural research of materials,
  • documented scientific internship in the candidate's country or abroad (minimum 1 month),
  • experience in realization of scientific projects,
  • documented history of applying for project financing in the institutions in the candidate's country or abroad,
  • participation in a research project, in the candidate's country or the international research project, financed from the external sources,
  • experience in teaching classes in the higher education institution, in particular in the scope of materials science and engineering,
  • 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),
  • documented achievements in promotion of science.
  • Specific Requirements


  • experience in production of the functional metallic engineering materials using the arc-melting technique and powder metallurgy,
  • recent experience in presenting research results at the conferences in the country and at the international conferences,
  • ability to operate the equipment for: crating professional documents, data processing and visualization and operating measuring processes performer with the equipment for structural research,
  • experience in conducting structural research of materials using the modern measuring methods (e.g. DSC, XRD, SEM/TEM),
  • readiness for research and didactic mobility,
  • readiness to share one's knowledge and experience with others,
  • readiness to initiate cooperation with industry,
  • competences allowing for internationalization of candidate's research activity (in particular the command of English that allows for writing publications in that language),
  • ability to work in a research team.
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: University of Silesia in Katowice
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: //
  • E-Mail: [email protected]
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Katowice
  • State/Province: Silesia
  • Postal Code: 40-007
  • Street: Bankowa 12
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