Assistant Professor

Universities and Institutes of Poland
November 20, 2023
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26 Oct 2023

Job Information


SWPS University

Research Field

Psychological sciences

Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)



Application Deadline

20 Nov 2023 - 23:59 (Europe/Warsaw)

Type of Contract


Job Status


Offer Starting Date

1 Mar 2024

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

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


Offer Description

SWPS University is a non-public university conducting research and offering practical and academic studies in Warsaw, Wrocław, Sopot, Poznań, Katowice and Kraków. The University's teaching offer includes courses in social sciences, humanities, but also design and graphics.

The University is one of the most active research centres in Poland, and its employees have a practical influence on the development of many scientific disciplines. The results of their research are used in various areas of the economy and social life. The University has over a dozen research units conducting interdisciplinary projects.

The team of the SWPS University consists of over 800 staff members - academics and employees of the business and organisation department. The university is an attractive place for professional development, it provides a system of attractive employee benefits. We create a diverse and cooperative environment of professionals who value working for the benefit of students, creating knowledge and its practical use. The employees and co-workers of the University are outstanding scientists, successful practitioners, artists and representatives of the media world.

The Dean of the Faculty of Psychology in Katowice at SWPS University invites applications for the position of:

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Psychology in Katowice

as part of the teaching staff

Teaching hours: 360


  • Conducting classes in the field of psychology at the Faculty of Psychology in Katowice;
  • Conducting research activities aimed at building scientific achievements.
  • Supporting university marketing activities, building relationships with the social environment;
  • Actively engaging in the faculty's and university's activities.
  • Requirements

    Research Field

    Psychological sciences

    Education Level

    PhD or equivalent


    Requirements :

  • A PhD in of in the field of social sciences in the discipline of psychology (obtained no later than March 1, 2024);
  • At least one-year teaching experience in a higher education institution;
  • Research interests in the field of clinical and health psychology or personality psychology or psychology of emotions and motivation;
  • Scientific achievements documented by scoring publications in the field of psychology, active participation in scientific conferences and participation in research projects implementation;
  • Availability to conduct classes also on weekends;
  • Very good command of the English language and the Polish language, enabling the conduct of classes;
  • Very good computer skills and readiness to learn new applications;
  • Declaration of employment at SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities as the primary workplace.
  • Languages








    Research Field

    Psychological sciences
    Additional Information


    We offer:

  • Employment based on an employment contract with a salary ranging from PLN 6,300 to PLN 8,300;
  • Focus on scientific development by supporting of our Office for Research in applying for research grants;
  • Support of the Center for Knowledge Transfer and SWPS Innovations SPV in commercialization of research projects and liaising with business partners and investors;
  • Academic freedom ‒ possibility to develop your own projects, implement innovative solutions and developing your own research teams;
  • Laboratories with specialized professional equipment and software as well as research centers and labs that bridge social sciences and new technologies,
  • Opportunity to get involved in the strategic activities of the Faculty that are part of the process of transformation of Silesia;
  • Possibility of continuous development of ‌teaching competences‌ and support of a Teaching Advisor;
  • Publication bonuses;
  • Discounts for master's and post-graduate studies for the employee and his/her family;
  • Discounts on language courses;
  • Partial funding of private medical care for the employee;
  • Partial funding of Multisport and MultiBenefit packages;
  • Option to join a group insurance plan on preferential terms.
  • Opportunities for professional development, including the development of teaching skills;‌ ‌
  • The opportunity to work and develop in an interdisciplinary and friendly academic environment;
  • Contribution to the institutional culture that values openness, courage and responsibility.
  • Eligibility criteria

    Formal criteria:

  • Scientific achievements - 20% of the assessment;
  • Teaching achievements - 50% of the assessment;
  • Organisational and practical achievements - 30% of the assessment.
  • Selection process

    Required documents:

  • CV with a list of scientific, teaching and organisational achievements (with direct reference to the above mentioned eligibility criteria), as well as a description of other professional experience and interests;
  • a copy of documents confirming receipt of a doctoral degree or a statement of the date when the degree will be obtained.
  • Please apply electronically via the recruitment form: https: //…

    Application deadline: November 20, 2023

    Competition results announced: December 15, 2023

    Date of commencement of work: March 1, 2024

    Additional comments

    Competition Committee:

  • Associate Professor Danuta Rode- Chair of the Committee;
  • Karolina Zalewska-Łunkiewicz Phd - Member of the Committee;
  • Associate Professor Damian Grabowski- Member of the Committee;
  • Aleksandra Mysłek - Member of HR staff;
  • Anna Zając - Committee Secretary.
  • Link to the REGULATIONS.

    The Competition Committee reserves the right to contact only selected candidates.

    For any additional information please send an email to: [email protected]

    Website for additional job details

    https: //

    Work Location(s)

    Number of offers available



    Faculty of Psychology in Katowice






    Where to apply


    https: //…









    Chodakowska, 19/31

    Postal Code



    [email protected]


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