21/04/2021
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Assistant Professor

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Sociology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/05/2021 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Warsaw
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Other

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The SWPS University of Humanities and Social Sciences is a non-public university conducting research and offering practical and academic studies in Warsaw, Wrocław, Sopot, Poznań and Katowice. The University's teaching offer includes courses in social sciences, humanities, but also design and graphics.

The University is one of the most active research centres in Poland, and its employees have a practical influence on the development of many scientific disciplines. The results of their research are used in various areas of the economy and social life. The University has over a dozen research units conducting interdisciplinary projects.

The team of the SWPS University consists of over 700 staff members - academics and employees of the business and organization department. The university is an attractive place for professional development, it provides a system of attractive employee benefits. We create a diverse and cooperative environment of professionals who value working for the benefit of students, creating knowledge and its practical use. The employees and co-workers of the University are outstanding scientists, successful practitioners, artists and representatives of the media world.

The Dean of the Faculty Social Sciences of the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities announces a competition for the position of:

Assistant Professor

Location: Warszawa

in the Department of Social Studies

at the Faculty of Social Science in Warsaw

as part of the research and teaching staff

Teaching hours: 240 hours

Job responsibilities:

  • Research tasks: conducting scientific research, raising funds for research activities, creating research teams, managing research projects, publishing research results in renowned journals and monographs, improving research skills;
  • Teaching tasks: conducting classes in Polish and English (mainly in the fields of: Public Life and Human Resources Management), cooperating with foreign centers, improving teaching competences;
  • Organisational tasks: coordinating and participating in the organisation of the teaching process, developing the educational offer, initiating and developing cooperation with external entities.

More Information

Benefits

 

We offer:

  • A competitive salary for the academic community and a system of attractive benefits
  • Possibility of professional development, including the development of teaching competences
  • Flexible career development paths
  • Access to the internal grant system and professional services in applying for and implementing research and development projects
  • Opportunity to work and grow in an interdisciplinary and friendly academic environment
  • Opportunity to be part of an institutional culture that values openness, courage and responsibility

 

Selection process

List of competition documents:

  • CV with a list of scientific, didactic and organisational achievements (with direct reference to the above-mentioned qualification criteria), as well as containing a description of other professional experiences and interests
  • A copy of the PhD diploma

Formal criteria:

  • scientific achievements - 40% of the grade
  • didactic achievements - 30% of the grade
  • organisational and practical achievements - 30% of the grade

 

Please submit all required documents by 30 May 2021.

The winner of the competition will be announced no later than 30 June 2021.

The selected candidate will start work on 1 October 2021.

Competition Committee:

1. Justyna Sarnowska – PhD, Chairperson of the Committee

2. Katarzyna Januszkiewicz, PhD, Professor at SWPS University - Member of the Committee

3. Mikołaj Cześnik, PhD, Professor at SWPS University - Member of the Committee

4. Anna Zając - Member of HR staff, Committee Secretary

The competition is the first stage of the recruitment process for the position of the academic teacher specified in the Competition Regulations (LINK TO THE REGULATIONS), and its positive outcome is the basis for further proceedings.

The Competition Committee reserves the right to contact only selected candidates.

For any additional information please send an email to: azajac2@swps.edu.pl

 

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

 

Requirements:

  • A PhD in sociological sciences;
  • Teaching experience (at least 1 year);
  • Fluency in Polish and sufficient knowledge of English to teach and publish in this language;
  • Willingness to teach classes also on weekends;
  • Research interests in the following areas: methodology of social research, sociology at micro and meso levels; interest in the sociology of organisations would be an asset;
  • Work experience outside of academic entities (in business organisations or NGOs) would be welcome;
  • Experience in organising research projects;
  • Organisational experience in supporting the activities of scientific or educational units;
  • Excellent computer skills and willingness to learn new applications;
  • Declaration of willingness to treat the employment at SWPS University of Humanities and Social Sciences as primary employment.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
Poland
Warsaw
Warsaw
03-815
Chodakowska, 19/31

EURAXESS offer ID: 631473

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