Competition For The Post Of Adjunct In The Humanities At The Witold Pilecki Institute Of Solidarity...

Universities and Institutes of Poland
November 25, 2022
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  • Organisation/Company: Pilecki Institute
  • Research Field: History › Other
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 25/11/2022 15:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Poland › Warszawa/Warsaw
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 18/11/2022

    INSTITUTION: Witold Pilecki Institute of Solidarity and Valor

    CITY: Warsaw

    POST: Adjunct in the Humanities


    DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT: 18 November 2022


    WEBSITE LINK: www.

    KEYWORDS: history of international criminal law, transitional justice, prosecution of German war crimes from World War II, war crimes

    Core requirements:

    1. Academic degree of Doctor of the Humanities, history discipline, obtained in the last 10 years.

    2. Achievements in research activities thematically related to the research period of the Pilecki Institute, especially in the field of the history of international criminal law, transitional justice, the prosecution of German war crimes from World War II, war crimes

    3. Experience in conducting research in this field, confirmed by achievements in the form of scored scientific publications.

    4. Knowledge of spoken and written English enabling the fluent delivery of scientific papers as well as writing scientific texts in this language.

    5. Experience of working in Polish and foreign archives.

    6. A predisposition for teamwork, experience in implementing research projects.

    7. Experience of speaking and appearing in public.

    8. Expressing readiness for employment at the Pilecki Institute as the primary workplace; readiness to submit declarations in accordance with the Law on Higher Education and Science: a declaration on representing the field of humanities, the discipline of history and a declaration authorizing the Institute to be included among employees engaged in scientific activity (number N) and to demonstrate the academic achievements of an employee for the purpose of evaluating scientific activity.

    Additional criteria:

  • Internships, scholarships or other forms of scientific activity in research centers abroad.
  • Documents required from candidates:

  • Cover letter;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Documents confirming education and academic titles or degrees held;
  • List of academic and organizational achievements;
  • List of publications;
  • Opinion of one senior researcher concerning the candidate and his/her suitability for scholarly and research work at the Institute;
  • Declaration as to acceptance of the terms and conditions of the competition organized by the Pilecki Institute (with hand signature);
  • A self-signed declaration that in the event of winning the competition, the Pilecki Institute will be the primary (first) place of work and a declaration of readiness to submit the declarations referred to in point 8 of the basic requirements of the advertisement.
  • Declaration as to provision of consent to the processing of personal data by the Pilecki Institute, this in the following wording (with hand signature);
  • Additional documents:

  • Proof of knowledge of foreign languages; documents confirming internships, implementation and acquisition of research projects..
  • Applications:

    The competition application and documents confirming the qualifications of candidates shall be elaborated in Polish, while any original foreign-language documents shall have to be translated into Polish.

    Persons interested in the competition are requested to send in the abovementioned documents:

  • in electronic format to the e-mail address:
  • by 15:00, 25 November 2022.

    The competition shall comprise two stages:

    1. Formal assessment of applications and documents attached thereto, and substantive assessment of fulfilment by candidates of conditions concerning education and qualifications.

    2. Assessment of candidates' knowledge during an interview. Candidates shall be informed of the date of the interview by telephone or by e-mail.

    3. Submission by The Scientific Council of the Institute of its opinion on the qualifications of the candidate selected in the competition for the scientific position.

    If the Selection Board finds that none of the candidates meets the requirements, the competition will remain pending.

    Form of employment: contract of employment

    Planned commencement of employment: November 2022.

    Each candidate shall be notified of the results of the competition in writing.

    Informational materials concerning the functioning and the activities of the Pilecki Institute are available on the website: www.

    I hereby provide my consent to the processing of my personal data, contained in application documents, by the Witold Pilecki Institute of Solidarity and Valor with its seat in Warsaw for the purposes of the present recruitment procedure and in successive recruitments of candidates for employees of the Witold Pilecki Institute of Solidarity and Valor.

    I hereby declare that I have been informed that:

  • The controller of the personal data processed in connection with the recruitment procedure is the Witold Pilecki Institute of Solidarity and Valor with its seat in Warsaw at 17 Foksal Street, 00-372 Warsaw. The controller of personal data may be contacted under the following address:
  • Instytut Solidarności i Męstwa im. Witolda Pileckiego, ul. Foksal 17, 00-372 Warszawa,
  • or by e-mail:;
  • The personal data of candidates shall be processed for the purposes of the present recruitment procedure and in successive recruitments of candidates for employees of the Witold Pilecki Institute of Solidarity and Valor on the basis of consent provided thereby (Article 6, Subparagraph 1, Letter a of the GDPR Regulation). Persons whom personal data concern shall be entitled to withdraw their consent at any time, this without any effect for the legality of processing performed on the basis of said consent prior to withdrawal thereof;
  • The recipient of the personal data of candidates may be an entity duly instructed to act by the controller of personal data, for example an entity providing IT maintenance and failure repair services;
  • Data gathered in the course of recruitment procedures shall be stored a period not exceeding two years from the date of completion of any given recruitment procedure;
  • Persons whom personal data concern shall be entitled to access their personal data and also to request the correction or deletion thereof. The submission of a request for the deletion of personal data shall be tantamount to resignation from the recruitment procedure conducted by the Witold Pilecki Institute of Solidarity and Valor;
  • Any candidate whom personal data concern shall be entitled to request that the controller of personal data limit processing thereof if:

  • a given candidate whom personal data concern questions the correctness of personal data – for a period allowing the controller to verify the correctness of said data,

  • processing shall be illegal, while the candidate whom personal data concern shall object to the deletion of said personal data, instead requesting the limitation of processing thereof,
  • the controller shall no longer need said personal data for purposes of processing, but said personal data shall be needed by the candidate whom said personal data concern in order to determine the existence of claims, or to pursue or defend such claims, if any,
  • the candidate whom personal data concern has lodged an objection on the grounds of his/her particular circumstances against the processing of his/her personal data, citing public interest or legally justified interests (objection pursuant to the provisions of Article 21, Subparagraph 1) – until such time as it is determined whether the legally justified basis cited by the controller is superior to the basis of the objection lodged by the candidate whom personal data concern,

  • Persons whom personal data concern shall be entitled to lodge a complaint concerning the illegal processing of their personal data with the supervisory body officially charged with supervising the processing of personal data. If a different supervisory body shall be appointed in future, then said body shall be competent with respect to the examination of any such complaints, whereas any complaint lodged shall concern solely conformity with the law of the processing of personal data, and not the course of the recruitment procedure;

  • Submission of the data referred to in the recruitment documents is not obligatory, however it is necessary in order for a candidate to be considered for employment at the Witold Pilecki Institute of Solidarity and Valor.
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Pilecki Institute
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https: //
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warszawa/Warsaw
  • Postal Code: 00-372
  • Street: ul. Foksal 17
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