Assistant Professor

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Jun 2022

Head of the Institute of English Studies, Faculty of Modern Language, University of Warsaw

Announces an open competition for the post of Assistant Professor (Polish: “adiunkt”)

Group of employees: research and teaching

Number of positions: 1

Employment period: fixed-time employment contract 01.10.2022 -30.09.2024

Full-time contract

Job requirements:

The successful candidate for the position shall comply with the requirements specified in art. 113 of The Law on Higher Education and Science of 20 July 2018 (Journal of Laws 2022, item 574) and will present the following:

1. A doctoral degree in literary studies or cultural studies.

The candidate is expected to be able to document his/her research interest in the area of American Studies (literary and cultural studies). They are also expected to be familiar with the history and theory of American literature and to be able to conduct classes in the history of American literature.

2. The candidate is also expected to be involved in their own research project(s), connected with various aspects of American literature and/or culture. In particular, the candidate is expected to express interest in thematic areas and methodological approaches that would enable the Department of North American Cultures and Literatures to diversify its course offer.

3. Publication record, including conference presentations;

4. Experience in university teaching;

5. The ability to work as part of a team, while exhibiting good interpersonal skills will also be taken into account, as will the candidate’s willingness to engage in international collaboration and to take on organizational duties on behalf of the Institute.

Key responsibilities include:

1. Conducting and disseminating research;

2. Teaching classes included in the curriculum;

3. Carrying out organizational tasks assigned by the head of the Institute, related to research and teaching conducted at the Institute.

Required documents:

1. Job application addressed to the Rector of the University of Warsaw

2. CV including the list of publications and other academic achievements;

3. A copy of the PhD diploma

4. Kwestionariusz osobowy

5. Klauzula informacyjna przy rekrutacji do pracy

6. A statement confirming that te candidate has been informed about the conditions of conducting the competition procedure for the position of an academic teacher and accepts the terms.

Applications and the required documents should be sent by email to by June 24th , 2022

The results of the competition will be announced by July 24th , 2022

The competition is the first stage of the employment procedure for academic teachers as per the Statute of the University of Warsaw. The result of the competition provides a basis for further proceedings.

The Institute of English Studies may invite only selected candidates for the interview. The candidates will be notified about the date, time and form of the Interview by email.

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