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 Employment Opportunities at NCU

Institution: Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics

City: Toruń

Position: Research Associate / Adjunct

The Field of Exact and Natural Sciences - Physical Sciences,

Posted: 2020-07-10

Expires: 2020-09-30

Keywords: solid state physics, DFT (Density Functional Theorem), quasi-two-dimensional nanostructures

Description (field, expectations, comments): The competition is open to persons who meet the conditions set out in Article 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 - Law on higher education and science (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1668) and the following qualification criteria:
1. required: a doctorate in physics
2. required: a significant and growing record of publications in the physics of nanostructures, in particular quasi-two-dimensional nanostructures (graphene, TMDCs)
3. required: experience in DFT computations,
4. preferred: research experience in atomistic calculations
5. preferred: good knowledge of English
6. preferred: at least one year long foreign post-doc experience.

Research and organizational tasks::
a. Development of theory and computations of spectral and transport properties of quasi-two-dimensional nanostructures using DFT and other atomistic approaches
b. Applying for external funding (e.g. NCN, NAWA); building research team; scientific supervision over doctoral and undergraduate students.
c. Publication of research results in internationally recognized scientific journals, as well as during international conferences.

Teaching duties: will be determined in agreement with the relevant Dean.

Period of contract agreement: up to 36 months
Position starts on: December 1st 2020

Required documents:
  • Personal questionnaire for the person applying for employment (download here)
  • Professional curriculum vitae
  • Copy of higher education diploma
  • Information about scientific, didactic and organizational achievements (abstract comprising candidate's most important areas of research, and scientific, educational, and other achievements)
  • List of publications (including the publishing house/journal, year of publication, and page number)
  • Declaration of consent to the processing of personal data contained in the job offer for the needs of the recruitment process, in accordance with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of The Council od 27 April 2016 (L119/1) (download here)
  • Declaration under art. 113 ust. 1 ustawy Prawo o szkolnictwie wyższym (o niekaralności) (Art. Paragraph 113 (1) of the Higher Education Act (of no criminal record)) (download here)
  • Declaration that Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń will be my primary employer once I have won the contest (download here)
  • Confirmation of PhD defence.
  • A cover letter (addressed to Professor Andrzej Tretyn, Rector of the Nicolaus Copernicus University),

Additional information: Please submit the aforementioned documents to mzielin@fizyka.umk.pl with annotation "WFAiIS-3/KMK/2020" in the subject field. Application deadline: 30.09.2020. The contest will be adjudicated no later than 31.10.2020. Position starts on: 1.12.2020. The university does not provide accommodation. NCU declares the right not to choose any candidate.

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