ORGANISATION/COMPANYNicolaus Copernicus University
RESEARCHER PROFILELeading Researcher (R4)Established Researcher (R3)
APPLICATION DEADLINE04/06/2020 15:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONPoland › Toruń
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/10/2020
REFERENCE NUMBER1/University Professor/CEAA
The Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland, invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in the general field of astrochemistry, astrophysics, quantum chemistry, or theoretical spectroscopy. The research of the candidate should complement and connect with the existing expertise of the Centre of Excellence in Astrophysics and Astrochemistry including: astrochemistry, star and planet formation, astrophysical masers, active galactic nuclei, galaxy evolution and dark matter, stellar astrophysics, electronic structure methods, potential energy surfaces, and scattering calculations. The Centre was established in January 1, 2020 for the period of 6 years due to the prestigious label of the “research university” awarded to the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The choice of the five Centres of Excellence was based on the current performance of researchers at NCU according to a sound and in-depth assessment of their research activity. As a result, these interdisciplinary platforms are bringing together most of NCU’s elite researchers and attracting top scientists from abroad.
All interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, list of publications, a research plan (max. 3 pages), a cover letter outlining their motivation to join the Centre, and arrange for up to three letters of reference. Applications received before June 4, 2020 will be given full consideration, but will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Please send all applications and reference letters to Dr. Justyna Cembrzynska: email@example.com
The appointments are expected to start on October 1, 2020, but a later date may be negotiated. The gross salary is min. 18000 PLN (4100 euro) / month and a subject for negotiations. A starting package including seed funding for the new faculty member will be offered.
Forms to be downloaded: https://www.umk.pl/en/employment/?class=Offer&Lang=en&Id=3781
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELPhysics: PhD or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Good
The candidates applying for the positions should have a PhD in astronomy, physics chemistry or in a related field, and good knowledge of written and spoken English. Motivation to work in a developing Centre of Excellence, readiness to establish a new research group, and to collaborate with existing ones will be welcomed. The gross salary is min. 18000 PLN (4100 euro) / month and a subject for negotiations. A starting package including seed funding for the new faculty member will be offered.
EURAXESS offer ID: 520120
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