09/02/2018

Ph.D. student


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Chemistry
    Engineering
    Environmental science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/06/2018 19:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Warsaw
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/11/2018

Call for One Open Ph.D. position in the frame of OPUS 13 project entitled “Understanding the mechanism of lignin-based model molecules selective conversions to phenolics via ultrasound-assisted heterogeneous photocatalysis” funded by the National Science Centre in Poland.

Benefits

Scholarship/Remuneration: Highly competitive Ph.D. Polish stipend (4 500,00 PLN per month, tax-free) and a ¼ time contract (approximately 520 PLN pre-tax) which correspond to a good standard of living in Poland with a possibility of additional application for the IPC-PAS scholarship in accordance to the rules described in the Decision of the Director of IPC PAS: http://ichf.edu.pl/msd/2017-09-29_stypendia_dot_stat_grant.pdf . More information about the IPC-PAS scholarship can be found under the link: http://ichf.edu.pl/msd/niezbednik.pdf
Social benefits: private medical care; possible hotel accommodation for PhD. students.
Development benefits: work in a young and dynamic team; well-equipped laboratories of the Institute of Physical Chemistry and research center in France (project partner); large autonomy during the execution of tasks; the possibility of publishing articles in worldwide prestigious journals and participation in international conferences; the possibility of preparing a doctoral dissertation.

Eligibility criteria

 Passion for natural sciences, a strong motivation for scientific work and open mind, willingness of carrying out interdisciplinary research.
 A university degree in chemistry or physics; achieved professional title of magister (or equivalent) obtained no earlier than three years ago or master thesis with a designated approaching date of defense (the latest - October 2018.).
 The documents listed under the link: http://ichf.edu.pl/msd/IDS_required_documents.pdf
 Consent to the processing of the candidate's personal data for the purposes of the competition: http://ichf.edu.pl/gen_inf/gen_pl/formul/zgoda_na_przetwarzanie_danych_o...
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 Distinctions granted by virtue of scientific research, grants, awards and scientific experience acquired outside your own research work place in the country or abroad; participation in workshops and scientific trainings; participation in research projects.
 Experience in conducting scientific research in the field of catalysis, organic synthesis and materials characterization.
 At least the opinions of two independent research scientists, specialists in the field of chemistry and related sciences.
 English knowledge to the degree necessary for independent scientific work.
 Very welcome are publications in reputable publishing houses / scientific journals.

Selection process

Documents within the requirements of contest should be submitted to the project leader (Prof. Dr. Juan Carlos Colmenares jcarloscolmenares@ichf.edu.pl) until 10.June.2018 (17:00 pm). In the first stage of the competition procedure, the applicants who meet the formal requirements (all mandatory documents must be submitted) will be invited for an interview (on-site or online) for the International PhD Studies (MSD) at the IPC-PAS (It will be carried out at 29.June.2018). Candidates who will obtain high mark will take part in the second stage which is based on an interview conducted by the Recruitment Commission (02.July.2018 at the IPC-PAS or by Skype) within the framework of the "Rules of granting scholarships to young scientists in research projects" (the National Science Centre, OPUS-13, https://www.ncn.gov.pl/sites/default/files/pliki/uchwaly-rady/2016/uchwa... ) and based on the Commission’s ratings, it will be set up a ranking list, and then sent to candidates by e-mail (the competition results shall be made known by 06.07.2018). The scientific scholarship in the project will accorded to the first person who will receive the highest number of points (in the case that the winner of the competition resigns from signing the scholarship agreement, the scholarship will be awarded to the second person from the ranking list). The International Ph.D. Studies (MSD) at the IPC-PAS will be start from 02.November.2018. The candidate must have the status of an IPC-PAS Ph. D. student at the latest on the day of starting work in the Project.
The information about the admission procedure for the International PhD Studies at IPC-PAS and about the required documents can be obtained on the website: http://ichf.edu.pl/msd/indexen.html and in the Institute’s secretary office.

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Chemistry
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Chemistry: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

1. Passion for natural sciences, a strong motivation for scientific work and open mind, willingness of carrying out interdisciplinary research. 2. A university degree in chemistry or physics; achieved professional title of magister (or equivalent) obtained no earlier than three years ago or master thesis with a designated approaching date of defense (the latest - October 2018.). 3. The documents listed under the link: http://ichf.edu.pl/msd/IDS_required_documents.pdf 4. Consent to the processing of the candidate's personal data for the purposes of the competition: http://ichf.edu.pl/gen_inf/gen_pl/formul/zgoda_na_przetwarzanie_danych_o... _PL-EN.doc 5. Distinctions granted by virtue of scientific research, grants, awards and scientific experience acquired outside your own research work place in the country or abroad; participation in workshops and scientific trainings; participation in research projects. 6. Experience in conducting scientific research in the field of catalysis, organic synthesis and materials characterization. 7. At least the opinions of two independent research scientists, specialists in the field of chemistry and related sciences. 8. English knowledge to the degree necessary for independent scientific work. 9. Very welcome are publications in reputable publishing houses / scientific journals.

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland
Warsaw
PL-01-224
Warsaw, Kasprzaka 44/52

EURAXESS offer ID: 279093