Assistant professor

Kraków (PL)
Competitive salary + start-up funds of 2000 Euro.
November 18 2021
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The competitive selection process is open for all individuals, who meet the requirements set out in Articles 113 and 116.2.3) of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science, and who meet the following eligibility criteria according to § 165 of the Statute of the Jagiellonian University: 1) Hold at least a doctoral degree; 2) Have relevant scientific achievements 3) Take active part in scientific life.

Additional eligibility criteria: 4) Have relevant scientific achievements in the area of Global Environmental Change (GEC), as testified by a strong publication track record focusing on: • Modeling the impact of GEC on ecosystems and developing strategies to minimize the negative impact and to adapt to GEC • Biodiversity loss • Environmental changes in forest ecosystems and the development of mitigation strategies • Changes in the polar regions and the development of mitigation strategies • Management and sustainable use of natural and agricultural resources • Social, economic and political consequences of GEC, 5) Completed a long-term research stay or has been employed in research institutions of international standing outside Poland, 6) Will provide references from two researches of international standing in the area of GEC, willing to provide recommendation letters, 7) An ability of securing external funding for research, demonstrated by a position of principal investigator in research projects, or university-level teaching experience will be additional assets.

We expect:

- setting up and leading an independent research group,

- acquire external funding securing operation and growth of the research group through successful application for research grants, in particular international,

- developing an active research program in a broad area of adaptation to GEC and mitigation of adverse impacts of GEC,

- establishing links with the socio-economic environment to promote and implement the effects of the research program.

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