Postdoctoral researcher under the Excellence Initiative – Research University Programme, University of Warsaw

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 May 2024

4 Apr 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

University of Warsaw
Department

Department of History
Research Field

History » Ancient history
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Poland
Application Deadline

10 May 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Warsaw)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

40
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

The Dean of The Faculty of History, University of Warsaw, invites applications for the position of postdoctoral researchers under the Excellence Initiative – Research University Programme.

The “Excellence Initiative – Research University” is a programme of the minister responsible for higher education and science, which enables the University of Warsaw to raise the level of its research activities, the quality of education and accordingly, the international recognition of the University.
The selected candidates will run their projects at the Centre for Research on Ancient Civilizations (CRAC) which brings together historians, classicists, archaeologists, orientalists, Roman jurists, philosophers and the representants of other disciplines who conduct the research on ancient studies at the University of Warsaw.

The selected candidates will:
● conduct autonomous research on the project submitted in the application, with great potential and impact on international scholarship in any field of ancient studies

● take active part in academic life at the University of Warsaw, and CRAC in particular, i.a. attending seminars, delivering papers, lectures, sharing their knowledge and skills with other members of the academic community at UW
● disseminate results of their research through conference presentations and particularly publications affiliated with the UW and published in leading international journals and publishing houses
● actively contribute to strengthening the international position of the UW
● collaborate with university administration in all matters related to the project
● teach (OPTIONAL).


Requirements
Research Field
History » Ancient history
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Specific Requirements

Essential:
● fulfilment of the conditions set out in the article 113 in Act of 20 July 2018. – Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws 2023, item 742, as amended) and the UW Statute (Resolution No. 443 of the UW Senate of 26 June 2019, Monitor item 190)
● a doctoral degree in any field of ancient studies such as history, classics, oriental studies, archaeology, Roman law, religious studies, philosophy or similar
● documented experience in research within the field of ancient studies
● proven active participation in international academic life
● well-argued excellent research project dealing with any period of Antiquity
● excellent knowledge of English (corresponding min. to level C1)
● excellent communication skills, including the ability to present research results and write for publication
● ability and willingness to work as part of a scholarly community, share insights and findings, and engage in collaboration
● ability to complete projects and work to a deadline.

Desirable:
● specific plans to apply for further research grants affiliated with at the University of Warsaw
● specific publications plans
● research experience outside of Poland


Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Internal Application form(s) needed
Post-doc_CRAC_EN_0.pdf
English
(213.87 KB - PDF)
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Additional Information
Benefits

What we offer
● large, internationally connected and eager to collaborate scholarly community working within the field of ancient studies, supportive and eager to collaborate
● possibility to get additional funding for various forms of academic activity such as conferences, sessions on international congresses, publications
● office space, good or very good (depending on specific research field) library and especially electronic resources
● assistance in applying for further projects
● standard social security and medical insurance
● standard benefits package


Selection process

Application deadline: 10 May 2024.

The results will be announced by the 15 July 2024, and candidates will be informed by e-mail.

Only the short-listed candidates will be invited to an online interview. The pre-selection and the interview are the first stage of the recruitment procedure for the position of adiunkt specified in the University of Warsaw Statute. Its positive conclusion will be the basis for further proceedings. The University of Warsaw reserves the right to cancel the call without providing reasons.


Additional comments

Required documents:

● CV and the list of publications
● proposal of the project to be completed at the University of Warsaw, including a short explanation of the choice of the
University of Warsaw as a place of the fellowship (up to 2000 words + bibliography)
● two reference letters sent directly to [email protected]
● signed agreement for the processing of personal data by the University of Warsaw, which is attached to this call
● signed declaration in which candidate states that he/she read and accepted the rules of organizing the job competition as defined by the Ordinance No. 106 of the Rector of the University of Warsaw dated 27 September 2019 on providing detailed rules and procedures for holding a competition for the position of an academic teacher at the University of Warsaw (https://monitor.uw.edu.pl/Lists/Uchway/Uchwa%C5%82a.aspx?ID=5592 )
● signed declaration in which candidate states that he/she fulfills the conditions set out in the article 113 in Act of 20 July 2018. – Law on Higher Education and Science (Prawo o szkolnictwie wyższym i nauce – Dz. U. z 2022 r. poz. 574) and the UW Statute (Resolution No. 443 of the UW Senate of 26 June 2019, Monitor item 190) - Statement – pursuant to article 113 of the Act of 20 July 2018 Law on Higher Education and Science – document docx .

All documents must be in English.

Please send an e-mail to: [email protected] with the subject line: “CRAC Post-doc


Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Faculty of History, University of Warsaw
Country
Poland
City
Warsaw
Postal Code
00-927
Street
Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
Geofield


Where to apply
E-mail

[email protected]

Contact
City

Warsaw
Website

http://www.wh.uw.edu.pl/szablon.php?id=30
Street

Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
Postal Code

00-927
E-Mail

[email protected]

STATUS: EXPIRED

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