Senior Researcher

Universities and Institutes of Czech

Czech Republic

October 3, 2022

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Technical University of Liberec
  • Research Field: Chemistry › Other
  • Researcher Profile: Established Researcher (R3)
  • Application Deadline: 03/10/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Czech Republic › Liberec
  • Type Of Contract: To be defined
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/02/2023
  • Director of the Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and Innovation

    of the Technical University of Liberec

    announces the public competition for the following position:

    SENIOR RESEARCHER IN THE FIELD OF POLYSACCHARIDE CHEMISTRY

    PROJECT OP VVV – International Mobilities at the TUL II

    reg. NO. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/18053/0017628

    Are you interested in developing your R&D activities within the framework of interesting international or national projects or within the framework of cooperation with important representatives of the application sphere? Make your plans a reality in the newly built building of the Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and Innovations (CXI). Work with modern equipment, in a friendly environment and friendly team, in addition to the attractive environment of the Liberec Region. Get involved in the research at CxI. You will be part of the Department of Nanochemistry.

    Job description:

  • scientific research activity and self-education activity of the applicant: field of polysaccharide chemistry
  • Required competence and expertise:

  • expertise in the field of polysaccharide chemistry
  • publication international activities in scientific journals with Impact Factor (databases ISI WOS or Scopus) in the above stated scientific field
  • preparation and realization of the R&D projects
  • advanced English language knowledge - minimum at level B2
  • ability to share and disseminate know-how
  • analysis of the current state of the solution
  • high level of creativity and invention to solve demanding technical projects
  • meeting the deadlines
  • teamwork
  • flexibility and responsibility
  • independence, communication skills
  • Required education:

  • min. PhD. degree or a foreign equivalent in chemistry – Ph.D. degree obtained 7 or more years ago on the date of mobility start
  • Required criteria:

  • The applicant must be a researcher from abroad, which means that in the last 3 years she/he has worked minimally 2 complete years outside of the Czech Republic as a researcher with a minimum working load 0.5, or was a student in a PhD. programme or its equivalent; Czech citizens are not excluded.
  • H-index – minimum 15 (WoS).
  • Principal investigator or co-investigator of at least one national or international grant project.
  • Employment relationship:

  • working load 100 %
  • work contract will be concluded for a definite period from April 2022 for the length of 5 months, or by agreement
  • the researcher is obliged to actively participate in a conference, seminar or workshop organized by the Technical University of Liberec once
  • place of mobility: Liberec, Czech Republic
  • Date of commencement of employment:

  • February 2023, or by agreement
  • Salary:

  • wage rate C2 (R2), C3 (R3) is based on TUL internal wage regulation
  • minimum monthly wage rate, including the motivation component: CZK 90,000, the possibility of obtaining extraordinary bonuses in connection with the evaluation of the employee's performance
  • Working conditions and wage classification are governed by the Conditions of Employment, Internal Wage Regulation of the Technical University of Liberec, the Labour Code and the Regulations on Competitive Selection Procedures for Filling Academic Positions of the Technical University of Liberec and the conditions of project OP VVV – Mezinárodní mobility na TUL II, reg. č. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/18053/0017628.

    We offer:

  • interesting, varied and responsible work
  • 6-week leave
  • flexible working hours
  • university canteen
  • child care, babysitting
  • day care centre for toddlers
  • possibility of accommodation in university lodging facilities
  • language courses at the Internal Language School, training
  • free sports activities (e.g. tennis, sauna, gym) in the university facilities
  • free swimming in the Liberec pool
  • special telephone tariffs
  • The following documents in Czech or English must be attached to the application for the competition:

  • Copy of the diploma proving the completion of the PhD. Studies (officially certified copy of a PhD. Diploma shall be provided in the event of starting the employment)
  • Structured CV following the Europass template
  • Motivation letter of maximum two A4
  • Proof of publication activity – in the last 5 years minimally 3 publications. Required publications include professional contributions listed in the databases: Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS, and simultaneously belong to the categories of ”article“, ”book“, ”book chapter“, ”letter“ and ”review“.
  • Certificate confirming the knowledge of either Czech or English – level B2 or higher or equivalent
  • In the first round of the selection procedure, the appointed committee will evaluate the presented documents. Subsequently, the committee will evaluate the required criteria completion and the aims for the work stay as presented in the submitted documents. All applicants will be notified about the decision not later than 40 working days from the end of the selection process.

    The result of the selection procedure is published on the official notice board of the Technical University of Liberec (https: // www. tul.cz/en/university/official-desk/careers-at-tul/). Unsuccessful applicants may, within 5 days of publication, appeal to the Director of the Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and innovation and request a review of the results via e-mail hr.cxi@tul.cz.

    The application with the documents above mentioned is to be sent not later than October 3, 2022 by e-mail or regular mail to the address below:

    Technická univerzita v Liberci

    Personální a mzdové oddělení

    Studentská 1402/2

    461 17 Liberec 1

    Contact person: Ing. Alena Šírková, Personnel Department

    e-mail: volnamista@tul.cz

    The above mentioned position was announced on September 2, 2022 on the official board of the Technical University of Liberec (https: // www. tul.cz/en/university/official-desk/careers-at-tul/on the employment portal of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (https: // www. uradprace.cz/volna-mista-v-cr) and on the EURAXESS portal: ( https:// www. euraxess.cz/.

    CxI is the holder of the HR AWARD, therefore it has its own OTM-R Policy1, resp. Recruitment document based on the principles of openness, transparency and merit criteria, which guarantees applicants correct CxI procedures in selecting the most suitable candidate for the position. At the same time, the CxI respects the recognition of qualifications according to the legislation in the Czech Republic, resp. according to Act No. 18/2004 Coll., but also the recognition of informal qualifications.

    1 OTM-R Policy = OPEN TRANSPARENT MERIT BASED RECRUITMENT.

    Benefits
  • interesting, varied and responsible work
  • 6-week leave
  • flexible working hours
  • university canteen
  • child care, babysitting
  • day care centre for toddlers
  • possibility of accommodation in university lodging facilities
  • language courses at the Internal Language School, training
  • free sports activities (e.g. tennis, sauna, gym) in the university facilities
  • free swimming in the Liberec pool
  • special telephone tariffs
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Copy of the diploma proving the completion of the PhD. Studies (officially certified copy of a PhD. Diploma shall be provided in the event of starting the employment)
  • Structured CV following the Europass template
  • Motivation letter of maximum two A4
  • Proof of publication activity – in the last 5 years minimally 3 publications. Required publications include professional contributions listed in the databases: Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS, and simultaneously belong to the categories of ”article“, ”book“, ”book chapter“, ”letter“ and ”review“.
  • Certificate confirming the knowledge of either Czech or English – level B2 or higher or equivalent
  • Selection process

    In the first round of the selection procedure, the appointed committee will evaluate the presented documents. Subsequently, the committee will evaluate the required criteria completion and the aims for the work stay as presented in the submitted documents. All applicants will be notified about the decision not later than 40 working days from the end of the selection process.

    Web site for additional job details

    https: // www. tul.cz/en/university/official-desk/careers-at-tul

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Chemistry: PhD or equivalent

    Skills/Qualifications
  • expertise in the field of polysaccharide chemistry
  • publication international activities in scientific journals with Impact Factor (databases ISI WOS or Scopus) in the above stated scientific field
  • preparation and realization of the R&D projects
  • advanced English language knowledge - minimum at level B2
  • ability to share and disseminate know-how
  • analysis of the current state of the solution
  • high level of creativity and invention to solve demanding technical projects
  • meeting the deadlines
  • teamwork
  • flexibility and responsibility
  • independence, communication skills
  • Specific Requirements
  • The applicant must be a researcher from abroad, which means that in the last 3 years she/he has worked minimally 2 complete years outside of the Czech Republic as a researcher with a minimum working load 0.5, or was a student in a PhD. programme or its equivalent; Czech citizens are not excluded.
  • H-index – minimum 15 (WoS).
  • Principal investigator or co-investigator of at least one national or international grant project.
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Technical University of Liberec
  • Department: Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and Innovation
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www. tul.cz
  • E-Mail: viera.hulickova@tul.cz
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • City: Liberec
  • Postal Code: 461 17
  • Street: Studentska 1402/2, Liberec
  • Phone: +420 485353497
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