photo-Job offer: Assistant professor (adjunct) in the Institute of Geophysics

Job offer: Assistant professor (adjunct) in the Institute of Geophysics


CITY:                                   WARSAW, POLAND

POSITION:                          adjunct professor

GROUP:                              teaching and research


DISCIPLINE:                      physical sciences or Earth sciences

POSTED:                            May 15th 2024

EXPIRES:                            June 14th 2024

WEBSITE:                           www.fuw.edu.pl , www.igf.fuw.edu.pl

KEY WORDS:                    geophysics, Earth sciences, physical sciences, atmospheric sciences



The candidates have to conform to the conditions stated in art. 113 of Higher Education Law dated 20.07.2018 (Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland 2023, item 742 with subsequent amendments).

We seek a candidate for an adjunct professor position to join the Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw.

We expect that the candidate will offer a research program in the field of geophysics in accordance with research agendas of at least one of geophysical research groups at the Institute. Detailed information about group profiles and activities is available at www.igf.fuw.edu.pl/en/ (Research Groups tab).

Duties of the successful candidate will include 210 hours (per academic year) of teaching at the Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw.

Scientific, teaching and organizational activities of the employee will be a subject of regular periodic evaluation.

The initial tenure-track appointment is for 30 months  with possible indefinite extension after a positive evaluation.

The contract shall begin on Oct 1st 2024.

Necessary requirements are:

  1. doctorate (PhD) in science or engineering or Earth sciences (conditionally a perspective of receiving a degree before the end of August 2024),
  2. documented, by participation in projects, experience in science,
  3. documented teaching experience;
  4. international experience (preferred internship abroad, required visible activity on an international scale).

In addition, we expect:

  1. documented record of scientific publications and achievements valuable for one of the research groups at the Institute of Geophysics,
  2. research plans accounting for research group agenda.

Candidates should submit to the Secretary Office of the Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Pasteura 5, 02-093 Warszawa, room B4.41
e-mail: sekretariat.IGF@fuw.edu.pl  the following documents:

  1. Application for the position.
  2. Information on personal data processing - (available on the website https://bsp.adm.uw.edu.pl/bsp-druki-do-pobrania/; For the person applying for employment, p. 2) - the pdf-format with a scanned signature
  3. CV with contact data.
  4. Copy of PhD diploma or documents confirming the final stage of PhD granting procedure.
  5. List of publications, including number of citations according to the Web of Science database and a short description of three most important achievements.
  6. Detailed information on candidate’s scientific career, organizational and teaching experience.
  7. Research plan.
  8. Contact data to at least two scientists from outside the University of Warsaw, who can provide opinions on the candidate.
  9. Filled form available at at https://bsp.adm.uw.edu.pl/bsp-druki-do-pobrania/ For the person applying for employment, p. 1.
  10. Statement on accepting the rules for job applications for a position of an academic teacher at the University of Warsaw (available on the website https://www.fuw.edu.pl/dokumenty-i-formularze.html ) - the pdf-format with a scanned signature

The documents listed above as 1-7 and 9-10 should be signed by the candidate. Questions concerning the position should be addressed to the SecretaryOffice of the Institute of Geophysics.

The decision will be taken not later than July 31, 2024. The candidate may be asked for a qualification interview with the commission appointed by the Dean of the Faculty of Physics. The candidates will be informed individually.

The candidates will be informed about the results of selection procedure by an e-mail.

This announcement is the first step in the procedure of employing an academic teacher and its positive result will be a base for consecutive steps. 

Originally published on - May 15, 2024, 7:05 a.m.
Last update on - May 16, 2024, 8:55 a.m.
Publisher - Sekretariat IGF