University Professor Postition At Ictqt, Ug

Universities and Institutes of Poland
December 08, 2023
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8 Nov 2023

Job Information


University of Gdansk


International Centre for Theory of Quantum Technologies

Research Field

Physics » Quantum mechanics

Technology » Quantum technology

Researcher Profile

Established Researcher (R3)



Application Deadline

8 Dec 2023 - 23:59 (Europe/Warsaw)

Type of Contract


Job Status


Hours Per Week


Offer Starting Date

1 Jan 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

The Director of the International Centre for the Theory of Quantum Technologies, under the authority of the Rector of the University of Gdansk, announces a competition for the position of university professor in the research staff group at the International Centre for the Theory of Quantum Technologies of the University of Gdansk.

The competition is open to persons who meet the requirements set out in the Act of 20 July 2018 - Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1668, as amended) and the Statute of the University of Gdańsk of 13 June 2019.

The research topics practiced by the candidate must be in accordance with the Research Agenda of the International Center for Quantum Theory of Technology and fall within one of the following subject areas:

  • Quantum information theory: quantum cryptography, entangled states and their detection, measures of entanglement, quantum information processing, quantum channels and superchannels, quantum coding, quantum resource theory, superadditivity of quantum resources;
  • Energy transfer in quantum systems: quantum batteries and associated systems;
  • Foundations of quantum mechanics vs. information theory: Bell's inequalities, quantum randomness, cryptographic security in post-quantum attacks, quantum contextuality with graph theory, quantum and post-quantum communication complexity;
  • Relativistic information theory: causal propagation and processing of quantum and post-quantum information.
  • Primary responsibilities:

  • Conducting highly specialized scientific research in the discipline of physical sciences related to the topics of the ICTQT research agenda.
  • Disseminating the results of scientific activities, particularly in the form of scientific articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Acquisition and implementation of research and R&D projects financed from external sources, including the budget of the European Union, the National Science Center, the National Center for Research and Development or the Polish Science Foundation;
  • Performing, through the University, research services on behalf of entities not belonging to the system of higher education and science;
  • Participating in the education of doctoral students, in particular, participating in the University's mid-term evaluation of the doctoral student's implementation of the individual research plan, conducting examinations or other forms of verification of the assumed learning outcomes, and supervising study circles;
  • Performing organizational tasks in accordance with established responsibilities.
  • For more information about the International Centre for Quantum Theory of Technology, visit the website: https:// www.


    Research Field


    Education Level

    PhD or equivalent


    The candidate for the position should:

  • Hold a D.Sc degree in the discipline of Physical Sciences;
  • Have a proven record of original scientific achievements confirming competence in quantum information theory, fundamentals of quantum mechanics, energy transfer in quantum systems or relativistic information theory;
  • Have experience in leading research teams or directing scientific projects (including experience in the implementation of scientific research grants as a project manager);
  • Demonstrate their scientific activity at least in organized international and national conferences, seminars and symposia;
  • Be fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Additional strengths of the candidate will be:

  • Excellent publication record with at least 10 articles as lead author;
  • H-index (according to Scopus database) of 12 or more;
  • Experience in implementing projects in collaboration with a foreign scientific partner;
  • Experience in professional work in foreign scientific centers.
  • Languages



    Additional Information


  • Work in a rapidly developing, world class research centre
  • Monthly gross salary together with social security and health insurance between PLN 8.750-11.500
  • Full-time employment
  • The start date of employment is negotiable (employment not earlier than 01.01.2024)
  • Selection process

    Candidates entering the competition are asked to submit the following documents to the secretariat of the International Centre for the Theory of Quantum Technologies (address: Jana Bażyńskiego St., 1A, Gdańsk - 2nd floor, room 212):

  • Application for employment (addressed to the JM Rector of the University of Gdansk).
  • Personal questionnaire for the applicant for employment. (available at https: //
  • Scientific curriculum vitae (including: a list of scientific publications, internships in domestic and foreign centers, awards and scholarships received, speeches at conferences (along with the form of presentation), information on participation in research projects financed from various sources with an indication of the role in these projects, description of teaching and popularization experience, description of organizational activities, other relevant information).
  • A copy of the diploma for D.Sc degree in the discipline of Physical Sciences.
  • Please include the following clause in your resume: "'I agree to the processing of personal data contained in my application documents for the purposes of the competition procedure for the position of professor at the International Centre for the Theory of Quantum Technologies of the University of Gdańsk in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation of 27 April 2016. furthermore, I declare that I have been informed that I can withdraw my consent at any time and that the withdrawal of my consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing performed on the basis of consent before its withdrawal.”

    Additional comments

  • The Competition Committee reserves the right to contact selected candidates.
  • The competition procedure includes an interview. It is permissible to conduct the interview remotely.
  • Failure to submit a complete set of documents by the deadline will be grounds for rejection of the interested party's candidacy without a call to supplement the deficiencies.
  • The documents submitted by the candidates will not be returned.
  • Settlement of the competition will be made within a period not exceeding 2 months from the date of announcement of the competition. 6. The settlement is final and cannot be appealed.
  • The Competition Commission reserves the right to close the competition without selecting a candidate.
  • The competition is the first stage of the employment procedure for the position of academic teacher specified in the Statute of the University of Gdansk, and its positive resolution is the basis for further proceedings. Accordingly, the decision on employment will be made in accordance with the procedure set forth in Article 117 of the Law of July 20, 2018. Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1668, as amended).
  • Detailed description of the call can be found at https: // and https: // miedzynarodowym-centrum-teorii-technologii-kwantowych.

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    International Centre for Theory of Quantum Technologies University of Gdańsk





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    Jana Bazynskiego 1A


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