19/06/2020

PhD position

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Geodesy, University in Zagreb
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    19/07/2020 21:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Croatia › Zagreb
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

University of Zagreb

Faculty of Geodesy

announces

THE OPEN CALL

 

For a position of a PhD student (M/F), position of the type I in the associate title - assistant, in the scientific field: Natural sciences, scientific field: Physics (temporary position, full time) in the organizational unit Hvar Observatory, Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

1) completed appropriate graduate or integrated study of physics, geophysics, mathematics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or computing

2) Total average scores at previous study levels (undergraduate, graduate or integrated study) must be at least 3.50 according to the Croatian grading scale

3) knowledge of Croatian and/or English

SPECIFIC SELECTION CRITERIA:

1) commitment to collaborative work

2) a high level of motivation

3) good communication skills

4) past participation in scientific research, published papers, personal presentations at scientific conferences

5) past experience in the fields of astrophysics, plasma physics, solar and heliospheric physics, geomagnetism and/or space-weather

6) recognitions, awards, etc. for excellence in studies and research

7) knowledge of Python and IDL programming languages

8) recommendations from former mentors, professors or associates

DESCRIPTION OF TASKS:

- Research of kinematics and propagation of solar storms using satellite data and the drag-based model (in the scope of the EU H2020 collaborative project SOLARNET)

- attending a postgraduate doctoral study of physics (Faculty of Science and Mathematics of the University of Zagreb) and creating a dissertation in the field of natural sciences, a scientific field of physics (supervisor: dr.sc. Bojan Vrsnak)

- scientific training in the field of solar and heliospheric physics (scientific stays at other institutions, summer schools, scientific workshops)

- presentation of research results at international scientific meetings and publication of scientific papers in international peer-review journals

- public outreach engagement, participation in the organization of international scientific meetings, performing solar observations

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

1) CV

2) a copy of a degree certificate of the appropriate graduate or integrated study

3) a copy of the certified transcript of the grades with the calculated average (certificate of transcript of all grades acquired in undergraduate study and calculated average of the grades); if in the enclosed transcript of the evaluation the Croatian grading scale (1-5) is not used, it is necessary to indicate correspondence to the ECTS grading scale (A, B, C, D, E, F)

4) certified copy of the citizenship certificate or e-citizenship certificate (Croatian citizens) or a document from which citizenship is visible (foreign citizens)

5) certificate of knowledge of Croatian or English language (for foreign citizens)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The application is submitted electronically to pisarnica@geof.hr. Based on the received applications, online interview of selected candidates will be carried out using Zoom/Skype (candidates will be informed of the term e-mail testing). For candidates from institutions that do not have a Croatian grading scale (1-5) applications with an average below 'C' according to the ECTS grading scale will not be considered. The contract of employment with the final selected candidate will be signed for a period of 4 years, after the approval of the Croatian Science Foundation. Before signing the contract, the selected candidate will have to enclose a certificate of the competent court that criminal proceedings are not being conducted against them (not older than six months) and a proof of working experience (if any). If the selected candidate has a degree certificate issued by a foreign institution, they will have to obtain a decision on the academic recognition of foreign higher education qualifications issued by the University of Zagreb in order to enroll postgraduate studies.

Job applications can be submitted by persons of both sexes (article 13. of the Act on Gender Equality, National Gazette number: 82/08, 69/17).

The applicants who have priority right according to the special law are obliged to refer to such right and attach the proof of such a status. Such applicants have advantage over other applicants only under identical conditions.

The Faculty of Geodesy, University in Zagreb collects and processes personal data of the applicants participating in the job competition for the purpose of checking the qualification and competition requirements in accordance with the Regulation on Protection and Processing of Personal Data (Ref.No.: 602-08/18-07/03, File No.: 380-65-07-03-18-2 of 13. November 2018).

Incomplete and late applications shall not be considered for selection.

The procedure of the selection of applicants (interview or testing) and the results of competition procedure will be announced on the official Internet site of the Faculty of Geodesy, University in Zagreb https://www.geof.unizg.hr/natjecaji/

Job applications with references related to the requirements of application invitation should be delivered to the following e-mail address: pisarnica@geof.unizg.hr

The call for applications is open 30 days after the announcement.

 

More Information

Eligibility criteria

1) completed appropriate graduate or integrated study of physics, geophysics, mathematics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or computing

2) Total average scores at previous study levels (undergraduate, graduate or integrated study) must be at least 3.50 according to the Croatian grading scale

3) knowledge of Croatian and/or English

 

Additional comments

The application is submitted electronically to pisarnica@geof.hr. Based on the received applications, online interview of selected candidates will be carried out using Zoom/Skype (candidates will be informed of the term e-mail testing). For candidates from institutions that do not have a Croatian grading scale (1-5) applications with an average below 'C' according to the ECTS grading scale will not be considered. The contract of employment with the final selected candidate will be signed for a period of 4 years, after the approval of the Croatian Science Foundation. Before signing the contract, the selected candidate will have to enclose a certificate of the competent court that criminal proceedings are not being conducted against them (not older than six months) and a proof of working experience (if any). If the selected candidate has a degree certificate issued by a foreign institution, they will have to obtain a decision on the academic recognition of foreign higher education qualifications issued by the University of Zagreb in order to enroll postgraduate studies.

Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

1) commitment to collaborative work

2) a high level of motivation

3) good communication skills

4) past participation in scientific research, published papers, personal presentations at scientific conferences

5) past experience in the fields of astrophysics, plasma physics, solar and heliospheric physics, geomagnetism and/or space-weather

6) recognitions, awards, etc. for excellence in studies and research

7) knowledge of Python and IDL programming languages

8) recommendations from former mentors, professors or associates

 

 

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Faculty of Geodesy, University in Zagreb
Croatia
Zagreb
10000
Kačićeva 26

EURAXESS offer ID: 534338

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