Full-time research and teaching assistant professor

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 May 2024

2 Apr 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

University of Warsaw
Research Field

Cultural studies
Religious sciences
Researcher Profile

Established Researcher (R3)
Country

Poland
Application Deadline

2 May 2024 - 15:00 (Europe/Warsaw)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Offer Starting Date

1 Oct 2024
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?

No

Offer Description

Dean of the Faculty of Polish Studies, University of Warsaw
announces a contest
for a position of full-time research and teaching assistant professor
in the discipline of culture and religion studies
in the Institute of Polish Culture
Section of History Culture
(number of positions: 1, contract for 48 months,  
anticipated starting day: 1.10.2024)
 


Requirements
Research Field
Cultural studies
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in humanities, in the discipline of culture and religion studies (or cultural studies), or ethnology and cultural anthropology, or history, or Ph.D. in social sciences, in the discipline of sociology.
  • Academic achievements in the history of Polish culture in the 20th century, with particular emphasis on the social perspective (research on customs, family, gender issues, minorities), confirmed by publications.
  • Knowledge of the latest methodologies relevant to research in this area.
  • Teaching experience at the university level in teaching Polish language classes covering the history of Polish culture in the 20th century, with particular emphasis on the social perspective (research on customs, family, gender issues, minorities).
  • Experience in teaching in English will be an asset.
  • Experience in international cooperation.
  • Experience in teamwork.

Specific Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting active research in the field of culture and religion studies, including: participating in domestic and international conferences; regular publishing of research findings (especially in highly scored publications and journals included in the lists of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education); cooperation with other research institutes domestically and internationally; willingness to raise funding for research (e.g. grants from National Science Centre, Ministry of Science and Higher Education etc.).
  • Conducting classes in the Polish language – both proprietary and included in syllabuses of the Faculty of Polish Studies of the University of Warsaw – especially classes on the history of Polish culture in the 20th century; willingness to continuously improve professional skills and competencies in teaching; tutor students.
  • Participating in organisational activities, undertaking and responsible performing organisational duties and functions, especially those resulting from the current needs of the Faculty of Polish Studies and the Institute of Polish Culture and related to research or education conducted in the Faculty.

Languages
POLISH
Level
Excellent

Internal Application form(s) needed
WPL-1210-2-2024-EN.pdf
English
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Additional Information
Eligibility criteria

The candidates have to conform to the conditions stated in art. 113, and art. 116, section 2, point 3 of the Higher Education and Science Act of 20 July 2018 as well as in par. 119, section 1 of the Statute of the University of Warsaw (Monitor UW 2019, item 190).

Required documents:

  • Application for the contest addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Polish Studies (please include the reference number of the contest announcement).
  • Academic CV with the information on foregoing didactic and organisational activities (including career history).
  • List of publications.
  • A plan for future research activities.
  • Certified copy of Ph.D. diploma, and copies of documents proving skills and experience.
  • A personal questionnaire; the form is available on the Human Resources Office’s website: https://bsp.adm.uw.edu.pl/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2021/01/EN_KWESTI… .
  • A declaration that the contestant knows and accepts the conditions of the contests for academic teachers published on the website of the Faculty of Polish Studies (http://www.polon.uw.edu.pl/zatrudnienia ). 
  • A declaration that the University of Warsaw will be the primary place of employment of the contestant; the form is available on the Human Resources Office’s website: https://bsp.adm.uw.edu.pl/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2021/01/EN_oswiad…
  • Declaration of consent to the processing of candidate’s personal data for recruitment processes at the University of Warsaw (with the following content: “I hereby give my consent to the processing of my personal data, included in this application, by the University of Warsaw, headquartered at 26/28 Krakowskie Przedmieście Street, 00-927 Warsaw, to conduct the recruitment process and select an employee and concluding a contract of employment at the University of Warsaw. I have been informed of my rights and obligations. Providing my personal data is voluntary") together with the form “Information on the processing of personal data” available on the Human Resources Office website: https://bsp.adm.uw.edu.pl/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2020/07/Klauzula-… .
  • The above-mentioned documents should be sent by e-mail to: [email protected] (in the form of pdf files, preferably all documents in one file labeled 'name – contest'). Please include the contest reference number in the subject line of the message. 
    The documents listed in items 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9 must be accompanied by a handwritten signature (and scanned as such)
    Candidates are required to present original documents to the committee on request.
    In case of employment, the successful candidate is required to provide original documents.
     


    Selection process

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: 02.05.2024
    Applications sent after this deadline will not be considered.

    The Faculty Contest Committee will adjudicate the contest in accordance with Ordinance No. 106 of the Rector of the UW dated September 27, 2019 (consolidated text: Announcement No. 25 of the Rector of the University of Warsaw dated 7.09.2020, Monitor UW of 2020, item 388) and the Rules of the Faculty of Polish Studies, University of Warsaw, attached to Ordinance No. 13 of the Rector of the University of Warsaw dated 22.01.2020 (Monitor UW of 2020, item 42). 
    The Committee, after conducting a preliminary selection procedure, may decide to interview selected candidates.

    Candidates will be informed about the results of the contest by email.

    The Faculty of Polish Studies reserves the right to postpone the date of the contest settlement.

    The contest is the first stage of the procedure described in the Statutes of the University of Warsaw for the employment as an academic teacher, and its positive outcome is the basis for further proceedings.
     


    Additional comments

    Expected date of contest adjudication: until 18.06.2024.


    Work Location(s)
    Number of offers available
    1
    Company/Institute
    University of Warsaw, Faculty of Polish Studies
    Country
    Poland
    Geofield


    Where to apply
    E-mail

    [email protected]

    Contact
    City

    Warsaw
    Website

    http://www.uw.edu.pl
    Street

    Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
    Postal Code

    00-927

    STATUS: EXPIRED

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