16/06/2021

Assistant Professor in Global Environmental Change

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Jagiellonian University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiodiversity
    Environmental scienceEcology
    Environmental scienceGlobal change
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    16/07/2021 21:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Kraków
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

A three year (with an option of extending dependent on performance) position of group leader in the area of Global Environmental Change. We expect: - setting up and leading an independent research group, - acquire external funding securing operation and growth of the research group through successful application for research grants, in particular international, - developing an active research program in a broad area of adaptation to GEC and mitigation of adverse impacts of GEC - establishing links with the socio-economic environment to promote and implement the effects of the research program.

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Benefits

We provide:

  1. Competitive salary
  2. A 36-month contract

Start-up fund of 2 000 Euro

Eligibility criteria

The competitive selection process is open for all individuals, who meet the requirements set out in Articles 113 and 116.2.3) of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science, and who meet the following eligibility criteria according to § 165 of the Statute of the Jagiellonian University:

1) Hold at least a doctoral degree;

2) Have relevant scientific achievements in the area of Global Environmental Change (GEC), as testified by a strong publication track record focusing on:

  • Modeling the impact of GEC on ecosystems and developing strategies to minimize the negative impact and to adapt to GEC
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Environmental changes in forest ecosystems and the development of mitigation strategies
  • Changes in the polar regions and the development of mitigation strategies
  • Management and sustainable use of natural and agricultural resources
  • Social, economic and political consequences of GEC

3) Take active part in scientific life;

4) Completed a long term research stay or has been employed in research institutions of international standing outside Poland,

5) Will provide references from two researches of international standing in the area of GEC, willing to provide recommendation letters,

6) An ability of securing external funding for research, demonstrated by a position of principal investigator in research projects, or university-level teaching experience will be additional assets.

Selection process

The candidates, who would like to take part in the competitive selection process, should submit the following documents to the Dean’s Office of the Faculty of Biology of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Gronostajowa 7, 30-387 Kraków or send the documents via email to: wydzial.biologii@uj.edu.pl:

1. application form;

2. resume;

3. personal questionnaire filled in by the candidate;

4. copy of the doctoral diploma or a diploma confirming the candidate’s habilitation degree, if applicable;

5. information on the candidate’s scientific, teaching and organisational achievements;

6. list of publications (along with the respective publishing houses and the number of pages);

7. doctoral dissertation or habilitation dissertation review, if applicable;

8. latest performance evaluation form, if the candidate was subject to such evaluation;

9. recommendation concerning the candidate’s research

10. declaration of the candidate, confirming that the Jagiellonian University will be their primary place of work, should they be selected in the competitive selection process;

11. declaration under Article 113 of the Law on Higher Education and Science;

12. declaration on acknowledging and accepting the rules and regulations concerning intellectual property management and commercialisation in force at the Jagiellonian University;

13. information regarding processing of personal data;

 

Opening date: June 16, 2021 .

Application submission deadline: July 16, 2021

The competitive selection process will be concluded by September 21, 2021

The Jagiellonian University does not provide housing.

Declaration forms can be obtained at: http://www.dso.uj.edu.pl/-nauczyciele

The recruitment procedure will involve an interview in English with selected candidates

 

During the recruitment process, the Jagiellonian University follows the principles set out in the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Environmental science
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Biological sciences: PhD or equivalent
    Environmental science: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Excellent scientific achievements in the area of Global Environmental Change (GEC), as testified by a strong publication track record focusing on:

  • Modeling the impact of GEC on ecosystems and developing strategies to minimize the negative impact and to adapt to GEC
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Environmental changes in forest ecosystems and the development of mitigation strategies
  • Changes in the polar regions and the development of mitigation strategies
  • Management and sustainable use of natural and agricultural resources
  • Social, economic and political consequences of GEC

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Faculty of Biology
Poland
Małopolska
Kraków
30-387
Gronostajowa 7

EURAXESS offer ID: 652704

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