Assistant in Institute of Geophysics

Submission deadline: 18.05.2018

We seek a candidate with a proven research record of high quality publications in the area of numerical and/or laboratory modeling of geological/geophysical processes on Earth and other planetary bodies.

A candidate should have Ph.D. degree in physicscal sciences and education record in geophysics. Additional education or documented experience in geology is an additional advantage.

From the successful applicant we expect:

  1. innovative research compatible to that conducted at the Department of Physics of Lithosphere, in particular aimed at modeling of geophysical/geological processes on Earth and other planetary bodies using numerical and laboratory methods;
  2. activity in applications for research funding;
  3. activity in promotion and popularization of geophysical studies at the Faculty of Physics.

Teaching duties:

  1. Succesfull applicant will teach at tha Faculty of Physics as assistant professor. The teaching duties are at the level of 210 hours per academic year. In particular we expect teaching of applied geophysics using geophones and magnetometers.
  2. She or he will have the ability to teach effectively, both at undergraduate and graduate levels, and excellent interpersonal skills for undertaking tutorial teaching. She or he will work to account for recent advances in science in teaching.

Additional preferences:

basic experience witk criogenic and vacuum chambers.

We offer full-time 30 months long job  contract.   Research, teaching and organizational activities of the successful candidate will be regularly evaluated according to the law.

Beginning of the contract: October 1st, 2018.

The candidates have to conform to the conditions stated in art. 109 of Higher Education Law dated 27.07.2005. (uniform text: Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland 2016, item 1842 with further amendments).

  1. Application together with an agreement to process personal data for the purpose of the recruitment procedure according to the bill from August 29 1997 r. about secure processing personal data (Dz.U. 2015 r. Poz. 2135 z późn. zm.).
  2. CV
  3. Information on scientific and teaching experience
  4. List of publications indexed in Web of Science and citation counts, hihligting two most important papers.
  5. Research plan.
  6. PhD diploma.
  7. Opinions of at least 2 experienced researchers should be sent directly to the Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, 02-093 Warszawa, Pasteura 5, room B4.41, or to  sekretariat@igf.fuw.edu.pl.

Please direct the applications to the Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, 02-093 Warszawa, Pasteura 5, room B4.41,  pdf’s of the application files should be e-mailed to:  sekretariat@igf.fuw.edu.pl.

Questions should be addresses to the office  of the Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics.

The entire procedure will be concluded before June 6, 2018 The candidate might be asked for an interview with the commission appointed by the Dean of the Faculty.

The results will be sent to the candidates by 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 in employment procedure.


Originally published on - April 6, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Last update on - May 14, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
Publisher - Sekretariat IGF