Assistant professor in the group of research and teaching staff, Institute of Mathematics

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Jun 2023

11 May 2023
Job Information

Lodz University of Technology

Institute of Mathematics
Research Field

Mathematics » Computational mathematics
Mathematics » Applied mathematics
Mathematics » Statistics
Mathematics » Probability theory
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)

Application Deadline

12 Jun 2023 - 23:59 (Europe/Warsaw)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Hours Per Week

Offer Starting Date

1 Oct 2023
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Lodz University of Technology is one of the finest universities of technology in Poland. Its tradition and experience in training professionals and conducting research date back more than 75 years. It is an attractive partner for business. It cooperates with the largest national and international corporations. It conducts research of a European standard, develops new technologies and creates innovation in collaboration with the leading research centres all over the world. One of the pillars of Lodz University of Technology management is equal treatment of staff regardless of their gender, age, race or other demographic and social characteristics. In 2016, TUL was the first technical university in Poland to receive the HR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH award certifying that the University adheres to the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.

1. The requirements to be met by the candidate (detailed description of the knowledge,   
    qualifications, skills, and professional experience):
• at least the Doctor of Philosophy degree in the discipline of mathematics;
• scientific achievements documented by publications in journals from the former list A of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education or the current list of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education with a score of 70 points or more;
• knowledge of sufficient topics related to the following fields of mathematics and computer sciences: machine learning (main clustering algorithms, basic techniques of regression and classification, basics of neural networks), and statistical data analysis (preprocessing, hypothesis verification methods, multidimensional data analysis);
• at least intermediate level of knowledge of the R programming language with dplyr library and selected visualization methods (e.g.  ggplot2);
• at least intermediate level of knowledge of the Python programming language and basics of its main libraries for data processing and analysis: numpy, scipy, scikit-learn, pandas, matplotlib;
• knowledge of the Excel spreadsheet and any data base query language (e.g. SQL);
• knowledge of selected Big Data technologies is an additional advantage;
• knowledge of basics of constructions of statistical models, sufficient statistics, factorization criterion, theory of  point estimation (ubiased estimation, consistent estimation, the Rao-Blackwell theorem, least square method, maximum likehood estimation), theory of hypothesis verification (uniformly most powerful tests, invariant tests);
• teaching experience in conducting classes at a university;
• the ability to independently prepare scientific publications and prepare scientific reports;
• documented participation in realization of research projects;
• experience in conducting laboratory classes in the field of data analysis;
• experience in speaking at national and international conferences;
• knowledge of the Polish language at a level that allows conducting classes;
• knowledge of the English language at a level not lower than C1;
• the ability to publicly present the results of scientific work.

2. Specification of the terms and conditions of employment and authority associated with the
• full time;
• expected start date of employment: October 1, 2023;
• the selected Candidate will be employed for a period of 24 months (until September 30, 2025);
• stationary work;
• powers related to the position held:
- the possibility of developing a scientific career;
- research trips to European research centers;
- participation in national and international conferences;
- publishing scientific papers in journals with a high Impact Factor.

3. Description of the expected responsibilities and duties:
• conducting scientific research;
• teaching classes;
• preparation of research proposals financed from Polish public funds (NCN, NCBiR, NFGWiOŚ, FNP) and/or EU funds;
• very good organization and independence as well as strong motivation to work;
• openness to new concepts, ease of learning;
• readiness to devote oneself to scientific work;
• high interpersonal skills, allowing for effective teamwork;
• accuracy in performing the entrusted tasks and ease in adapting to procedures;
• high communication skills.
• conducting scientific research in the field of mathematics (including: preparation of scientific
  publications and presentations at national and international conferences);
• conducting classes in the fields of study run by the Institute of Mathematics (lectures, exercises and
  laboratories, including data analysis);
• participation in research projects carried out at the Institute of Mathematics and applying for grants
   financed by external institutions;
• participation in organizational work for the Institute of Mathematics and the University.

4. List of the required documents:
1) application for employment to the Rector of Lodz University of Technology;
2) personal questionnaire for a person applying for employment at Lodz University of Technology, as provided in Annex no. 1.1 to the OTM-R POLICY - OPEN TRANSPARENT MERIT-BASED RECRUITMENT;
3)  Data Privacy Statement as provided in Annex no. 1.2 to the OTM-R POLICY - OPEN TRANSPARENT MERIT-BASED RECRUITMENT;
4) Consent to the processing of personal data, as provided in Annex no. 1.3 to the OTM-R POLICY - OPEN TRANSPARENT MERIT-BASED RECRUITMENT;
5) true copies/copies of diplomas;
6) other documents proving the qualifications.

5. The place, manner, and deadline for submitting the documents (as well as information concerning their return);
Applications for the competition should be delivered to the following address
Institute of Mathematics of the Lodz University of Technology
90-924 Lodz, ul. Zeromskiego 116
with the note "Competition for the assistant professor position at I73" or sent by e-mail to the e-mail address: with the note "Competition for the position of assistant professor at I73" by June 12, 2023.
What counts is the date of receipt of the documents by the Institute of Mathematics. Candidates will be able to collect the documents submitted by them related to the competition for a period of 30 days from the date of the end of the competition.
Candidates meeting the formal requirements will be invited for an interview. Information regarding the interview will be sent to Candidates by e-mail.

6.Contact person and postal and e-mail addresses to which documents or scans thereof may be forwarded;
Additional information on the competition is provided by professor Katarzyna Szymańska-Dębowska, PhD, DSc; e-mail:

7. The expected date of the announcement of the decision – July 14, 2023
Additional information for candidates:

8. The Institute of Mathematics is one of three units forming the Faculty of Technical Physics, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics (FTIMS) of the Lodz University of Technology.
The Institute conducts research related to the following modern areas of science: dynamics and control of systems in biomedical applications, dynamical systems and optimization in life sciences and medicine, non-linear and non-local boundary problems for differential equations, qualitative theory of difference equations, non-linear analysis, graph theory, combinatorial optimization using metric-type structures, algebraic structures in analysis and topology, statistics and probability theory, application of data analysis methods in social sciences, financial and insurance mathematics, life and property insurance, insurer solvency and incomplete financial markets, set theory, real and complex analysis, iterated function systems, functional inequalities.

9. If documents are to be sent by post, please write on the envelope 'Job Application'.

Research Field
Mathematics » Statistics
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Internal Application form(s) needed
I73 - Konkurs adiunkt (eng.) - 2023.pdf
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Institute of Mathematics
Postal Code
Zeromskiego 116

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