Postdoctoral position in theoretical particle physics

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Dec 2022

Full-time contract for 24 months within the research project “Searching for the solution to problems of the Standard Model in the Dark Sector” led by Marcin Badziak and funded by National Science Centre, Poland. The main tasks of the successful candidate will be to conduct theoretical and phenomenological research focusing on topics at the interface of particle physics and cosmology. In particular, existing and newly constructed models of the Dark Sector will be investigated in the context of dark matter, dark radiation, baryogenesis and gravitational waves.

The candidates have to conform to the conditions stated in art. 113 of Higher Education Law dated 20.07.2018. (Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland 2022, item 574)

The candidate must satisfy the conditions required by National Science Centre, Poland. In particular, the candidate must have obtained doctoral degree not earlier than 7 years before the year of employment in the project. This period does not include breaks related to parental leave, granted on the terms set out in the provisions of Labour Code or collection of sickness benefit or rehabilitation benefit in connection with inability to work. For women, the indicated 7-year period can be extended by 18 months for each born or adopted child.

The employment will take place in accordance with the regulations of National Science Centre (NCN). In particular, the employed person must meet the following conditions jointly:

• The doctoral degree has not been awarded by the entity in which the employment is planned

• The selected candidate will be employed for a period not shorter than 6 months

• During the period of colecting this remunaration, he/she does not receive any other remunaration in any form from the NCN funds

• During the period of colecting this remunaration, he/she does not receive any other remunaration on the basis of contract of employment with any other employer

The candidate should provide the following documents:

  • 1 Application for the position - the pdf-format with a scanned signature.
  • Information on the processing of personal data - information clause and consent clause - attachment to the announcement (available on the website - the pdf-format with a scanned signature.
  • Statement on reading and accepting the rules for job applications for a position of an academic teacher at the University of Warsaw (available on the website ) - the pdf-format with a scanned signature.
  • CV
  • Detailed information about the candidate’s scientific career and research plans.
  • List of publications.
  • At least 2 letters of recommendation from faculty members familiar with the candidate’s achievements. The letters should be treated as confidential and have to be sent directly to the e-mail address given below.
  • Copy of PhD diploma or certificate (required before the start of the employment)
  • The candidate should provide all documents to the e-mail address in PDF format.

    The successful candidate must deliver the originals of the above documents.

    The entire procedure will be concluded before 31.01.2023. The candidate might be asked for an interview with the commission appointed by the Dean of the Faculty.

    The candidate will be informed about the interview date as well as about the final selection results by e-mail.

    This announcement is the first step in the procedure of employing an academic teacher and its positive result will be a base for consecutive steps.

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