The Dean Of The Faculty Of Fundamental Problems Of Technology Wrocław University Of Science And...

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December 16, 2022
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  • Organisation/Company: Wrocław University of Science and Technology
  • Research Field: Physics › Optics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1) Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 16/12/2022 12:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Poland › Wrocław
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/02/2023
  • Reference Number: K67W11D11/53/2022
  • The candidate is expected to conduct scientific research and publish the results, be active in obtaining grants, engaged in teaching activities, participate in the organizational work of the Faculty and Department.

    The scope of scientific activity includes different aspects of optics and photonics in line with the scientific profile of the Department of Optics and Photonics at the Faculty of Fundamental Problems of Technology, in particular: fiber optics, nonlinear optics and wave optics and experimental methods of characterization of photonic structures.

    Required documents:

  • cover letter containing the candidate's correspondence address and email address, as well as the reference number of the call,
  • application to the Rector of Wrocław University of Science and Technology for employment as an assistant professor in the case of winning the contest,
  • professional CV,
  • copy of the diploma certifying the possession of the professional titles and scientific degrees,
  • self-report in the form of a single PDF file describing the scientific interests and achievements in research and teaching, including:
  • education, employment, scientific degrees and professional titles
  • brief description of scientific achievements,
  • list of publications over the last five calendar years with the indication of point values according to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland (according to the list of 9 Feb. 2021),
  • total number of citations excluding self-citations, Hirsch index (according to Web of Science),
  • list of current and past research projects with the indication of the candidate's role,
  • list of scholarships, fellowships and awards granted via an open contest,
  • information on post-doc terms, scientific visits and other academic internships not shorter than 1 month,
  • information on competences and achievements in teaching, as well as achievements in organizing academic teaching
  • summary of future research plans in the context of scientific activity of research groups at the Department of Optics and Photonics, Faculty of Fundamental Problems of Technology at WUST,
  • reference letter from the previous group leader, supervisor or scientific advisor evaluating the achievements and perspectives for future academic development of the candidate (the letter can be sent by the author directly to the head of the Department of Optics and Photonics,
  • prof. Wacław Urbańczyk:,

  • statement letter of the candidate that Wroclaw University of Science and Technology will be the primary place of work in case of winning the competition,
  • candidate's statement letter on meeting the Polish law conditions of art. 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 Law on Higher Education and Science,
  • signed consent to the processing of personal data in order to participate in the competition together with information regarding the processing of personal data (available under https: //
  • Benefits
  • employment in a prestigious University,
  • work in a world-class scientific environment and a laboratory complex of the highest international level,
  • possibility of implementing research plans and further professional development and promotion.
  • Selection process

    The deadline for submitting offers: 2022-12-16 12:00

    Planned date of employment: starting on 2023-02-01

    Additional comments

    Additional information:

    The competition is allowed only for candidates who meet the conditions set out in the Act of 20 July 2018 - Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws 2018 item 1668) and in the Statute of the Wrocław University of Science and Technology.

    Criteria of evaluation (based on the submitted documentation): research achievements (50%); realization of projects and grants; fellowships and scholarships (20%); post-doc terms and scientific mobility (20%); teaching achievements and competence (10%).

    The competition committee reserves the right to ask the candidates for an additional interview and to give a presentation/lecture on their previous and planned scientific activity. In such a case the final assessment will include the outcome of the interview.

    Planned announcement of the qualification results: till January 5th, 2023.

  • Applications should be submitted electronically by e-mail to the head of the Department of Optics and Photonics, prof. Wacław Urbańczyk:,
  • Any correspondence concerning this call should include its reference number.

    Any correspondence concerning this call addressed to the candidates will be sent electronically to the e-mail address indicated in the application.

    The competition may be closed without selecting a candidate without giving reasons.

    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications
  • PhD degree in physical sciences,
  • substantial academic achievements documented by publications in refereed international scientific journals for the last five years concerning in particular fiber optics, wave optics, and nonlinear optics. An additional advantage will be a documented knowledge of experimental techniques applied in investigations of photonic waveguide structures.
  • academic teaching competences in general physics, fiber optics, wave optics and nonlinear optics,
  • at least good knowledge of Polish and English.
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Wrocław University of Science and Technology
  • Department: Faculty of Fundamental Problems of Technology
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https://
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Wrocław
  • Postal Code: 50-370
  • Street: Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27
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