Assistant professor or postdoc (# of pos: 3)

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 29 Jun 2022

We are looking for an assistant professor / postdoc researcher in the field of scientometrics, science of science, research policy, science policy, sociology of science, economics of science or science and technology studies (STS). We have three full-time positions to fill.

The recruited person will perform the duties in Action II.3.9. “Knowledge Lab: Scientometrics for scientific excellence”. As part of the action, a new research unit is created: the Science Studies Laboratory. The thematic scope of the conducted and planned research:

  • scientometrics,
  • science of science / science studies,
  • research policy / science policy,
  • sociology of science,
  • economics of science,
  • science and technology studies (STS).

More information on the website of Science Studies Laboratory: https://www.lbn.uw.edu.pl

Job description and responsibilities

  • carrying out research in the field of scientometrics science of science, research policy, science policy, sociology of science, economics of science or science and technology studies (STS);
  • publication of the results of the conducted research, including in the form of scientific publications in leading journals;
  • participation in scientific conferences;
  • preparation and submission of grant applications for financing external to the University of Warsaw, which is devoted to research related to scientometrics science of science, research policy, science policy, sociology of science, economics of science or science and technology studies (STS);
  • active participation in international cooperation;
  • this job does not require teaching (however, it will possible – but not required – for those willing to engage in teaching and advising MA or PhD students).
  • What we offer

    • participation in the creation and development of a new research unit (Science Studies Laboratory);
    • the possibility of implementing your own research ideas;
    • an opportunity to work in a vibrant scholarly community at one of the best universities of Central Eastern Europe, with extensive international collaboration;
    • budget for travel, equipment, data, literature, participation in conferences and training, employment of research assistants (up to PLN 40,000 per year);
    • access to infrastructure (office space, library, IT resources, sports infrastructure);
    • access to raw Web of Science and PATSTAT data;
    • organizational and substantive support in applying for external funding for research projects;
    • support in establishing international cooperation;
    • possibility to participate in externally financed research and applied projects carried out in the unit (also with possible additional remuneration);
    • 36 days of paid leave per year;
    • additional annual salary ("thirteen") in the amount of 8.5%. annual salary;
    • we will provide help to people from outside of Warsaw in finding a place to live in Warsaw.

    Salary

    Up to PLN 10,000 gross per month (circa EUR1660 per month after taxes).

    Period of employment

    36 months: the first contract for 12 months, extended for another 24 months after a positive evaluation (another extension possible after 36 months, depending on performance and available funding).


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