Call for applications for election of one doctoral student into an associate position and...

Updated: 9 months ago
Deadline: 29 Dec 2019

Applicants are expected to meet the requirements of the Labour Act (Official Gazette, nos. 93/14, 127/17), the requirements of the Science and Higher Education Act (Official Gazette, nos. 123/03, 198/03, 105/04, 174/04, 2/07 – Decree of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia, 46/07, 45/09, 63/11, 94/13, 139/13, 101/14 - Decree and Resolution of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia, 60/15 – Decree of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia, and 131/17) and the regulations based therein, as well as the requirements stipulated by other acts.

Gender-related expressions used in this call for applications are used neutrally and refer to both feminine and masculine gender.

Applications should be submitted to the University of Zadar / Sveučilište u Zadru, Mihovila Pavlinovića 1, 23000 Zadar, Croatia.

Application form (for the election procedure) may be downloaded from the following webpage: http://www.unizd.hr/o-nama/ustrojstvo/rektorat/ured-za-kadrovske-administrativne-poslove-i-poslove-arhiva/obrasci .

Two hard copies of the following documents should be attached to the letter of application for research-teaching positions:

  • curriculum vitae,
  • books, research papers and other papers (professional papers, review papers, etc.) and their list organised into two sections: up to the most recent election or re-election, and after the most recent election or re-election,
  • academic degree certificate,
  • documents that can serve as evidence of the applicant’s fulfilment of the conditions set by the Scientific Area Council,
  • documents that can serve as evidence of the applicant’s fulfilment of the conditions set by the Croatian Rectors’ Conference,
  • report on research-teaching activities,
  • certificate of Croatian or other citizenship,
  • certificate of fluency in Croatian (for foreign citizens),
  • evidence of positive results obtained by the institutional evaluation of the applicant's teaching performance, or evidence of positive results obtained by student evaluation at an institution of higher education (for applicants in the process of being elected into the same or higher position),
  • certificate of having the required psychophysical characteristics, issued by a certified occupational physician (not older than 6 months). The certificate is required only from applicants applying for their first election into a research-teaching position at the University of Zadar.

Letter of application and attachments are also to be submitted in an electronic form (on a CD), in the PDF format, in two copies.


Two hard copies of the following documents should be attached to the letter of application for associate positions:

  • curriculum vitae,
  • list of papers,
  • diploma or degree certificate,
  • certificate of Croatian or other citizenship,
  • certificate of fluency in Croatian (for foreign citizens),
  • official transcript with the grade point average for the previous studies (without the graduate diploma paper grade) or the study diploma supplement confirming the exams passed and grades obtained, including the information on study workload and the subjects taken (for the associate position of an assistant),

Letter of application and attachments are also to be submitted in an electronic form (on a CD), in the PDF format, in two copies.

Applicants who are entitled to the right of priority to employment under special acts are obliged to claim that right in their application, i.e. submit the required proof of their status. Candidates who are entitled to the right of priority to employment in public services pursuant to Article 102 of the Act on Croatian Homeland War Veterans and Members of Their Families (Official Gazette, no. 121/17), Article 48.f of the Act on Protection of Military and Civilian Disabled War Victims (Official Gazette, nos. 33/92, 77/92, 27/93, 58/93, 2/94, 76/94, 108/95, 108/96, 82/01, 94/01, 103/03, and 148/13), and Article 9 of the Act on Professional Rehabilitation and Employment of Disabled Persons (Official Gazette, nos. 157/13 and 152/14), are obliged to claim that right in their application and can exercise that right solely under equal conditions. Candidates claiming the right of priority to employment pursuant to Article 102 of the Act on Croatian Homeland War Veterans and Members of Their Families, are obliged to attach to their application the proof of meeting the said requirements and all other required evidence listed at the following website of the Ministry of Croatian Veterans: https://branitelji.gov.hr/zaposljavanje-843/843 .

By applying to the Call for Applications, the applicants agree that the University of Zadar may collect, use, and further process data for the purpose of application procedures in accordance with the regulations that stipulate personal data protection.

Deadline for application is 30 days from the date of publication of the call for applications in the Official Gazette.

Late and incomplete applications (without the evidence of meeting the requirements) shall not be taken into consideration.

Election process will be completed within the legally bound period and the applicants will be notified of the results within 15 days from the completion of the election process.


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