Contest Point 10 – Senior Professional Associate

Universities and Institutes of Croatia


July 9, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: RUĐER BOŠKOVIĆ INSTITUTE
  • Research Field: Environmental science › Water science
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 09/07/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Croatia › Zagreb
  • Type Of Contract: Permanent
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Senior professional associate in the system of science and higher education in the Laboratory for Physical Chemistry of Traces, Institute for Marine and Environmental Research. Job description: laboratory manager; teamwork on research and commercial projects; responsible for analysis of samples using electroanalytical and spectroscopic instrumentation; responsible for co- organization of field work; responsibility for calibration and maintenance of instruments for in-situ and in-lab measurement; development, standardization, validation, and application of analytical methods for the analysis of trace elements in environmental samples; various laboratory and field work.

    Eligibility criteria

    Master's degree in the field of natural sciences and at least 6 years of professional experience in the field of natural/environmental sciences; or MSc in natural sciences and 3 years of professional experience in the field of natural/environmental sciences; or Ph.D. in natural sciences.

    The candidate has to fulfill the conditions of article 52. paragraph 2. of the Statute of the Rudjer Boskovic Institute.

    The following should be attached to the application form: resume, evidence of the required academic degree, and evidence on the fulfilment of other requirements.

    Appointment to a professional position is for permanent (for example) employment.

    Additional comments

    An application for a hiring competition for a professional position, together with the aforementioned required items and the title of the professional position for which the applicant is applying must be submitted within a period of 30 days from the date of the announcement of the competition in Narodne novine The Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia to the following address: Ruđer Bošković Institute, Human Resources Department, Bijenička cesta 54, Zagreb, and should be marked ''Za natječaj – Contest point 10 ” Hiring Competition.

    In accordance with Article 13 of the Gender Equality Act, persons of both sexes may compete in hiring competitions.

    Excerpt from RBI Statute (Prerequisites for Appointment to the to the Professional Ranks and Positions) can be viewed on the website https:// www. and https:// www.

    Late applications and applications without proof that the required prerequisites have been met will not be considered.

    The selected candidates who achieved their higher qualifications outside Croatia will be required to obtain the Ruling on the Recognition of Foreign Higher Educational Qualifications issued by the Agency for Science and Higher Education before the signing of the employment contract.

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    Required Research Experiences
  • Environmental science

  • 4 - 10

  • Chemistry

  • 4 - 10

    Offer Requirements
  • Environmental science: PhD or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Good


    Experience in laboratory and field work, experience in analysis of trace elements in various liquid and solid samples. Experience in large data analysis.

    Specific Requirements

    The successful candidate should have completed appropriate graduate study (master's degree) and at least 6 years of professional experience in the field of natural/environmental sciences; or MSc in natural sciences and 3 years of professional experience in the field of natural/environmental sciences; or Ph.D. in natural sciences;

    Candidate should have experience in working with trace elements in different matrices (solid, liquid), should be familiar with the preparation of solid and liquid samples for analysis of trace and ultra-trace elements, have experience in using electrochemical and spectroscopic instrumentation for analyses of trace elements, should be familiar with the methodology of passive sampling. Driving license B category; knowledge of computer work and classical computer programs, willing to conduct several days of fieldwork on the land and at the sea. A diving license is beneficial.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: RUĐER BOŠKOVIĆ INSTITUTE
  • Department: Division for Marine and Environmental Research
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https:// www. Marine-and-Environmenta...
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Croatia
  • City: Zagreb
  • Postal Code: 10000
  • Street: Bijenička street 54