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May 10, 2022, 3:10 p.m.

University of Wrocław invites applications for the two positions of assistant professor or assistant or lecturer or senior lecturer at the Institute of Computer Science of Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science

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Competition number 48.2022.II.WMI 2022 of May 11, 2022

Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position: assistant professor or assistant or lecturer or senior lecturer

Type of position: research and teaching (assistant professor or assistant ) or teaching (lecturer or senior lecturer)

Discipline/research field: Natural Sciences, discipline of science: Computer Science

Vacancies/positions: 2

Application deadline: June 10, 2022

Competition results due on: June 30,2022

Job starts on: October 1, 2022

Working hours:: full-time

Type of contract: employment contract (for a maximum of four years), with a possibility of an extension of the employment contract.

The eligible candidates must meet the statutory requirements defined in the Law on Higher Education and Science of 20 July 2018 (JoL, 2018, item 1668 as amended) and the Statute of the University of Wrocław.

The tasks include:

The duties of a person employed as assistant professor or assistant will include: conducting research, applying funds for research, teaching, participating in organizational work at the Faculty and the University.

The duties of person employed as lecturer or senior lecturer will include: teaching, participating in organizational work at the Faculty and the University.

Application requirements from the candidates for the assistant professor position:

1. PhD degree in computer science or in mathematics.

2. Research achievements published at very good conferences in computer science.

3. Candidates should also have at least one year of experience of employment, as a post-doc at a good university, or relevant experience in the high-tech industry. Candidates who do not have such experience must explain, in their application, how they are going to gain it (using unpaid leave granted by The University of Wroclaw). They also need to state, in their application, that they accept that failing to begin their post-doc within two years from October 1, 2022 will result in negative evaluation.

4. Activity in applying for grants will be highly assessed.

5. Fluency in English, at least B2 level.

Application requirements from the candidates for the assistant position:

1. Higher education, at least the Master degree.

2. Having an open doctoral dissertation.

3. A candidate without the PhD degree should provide the PhD supervisor opinion stating when the thesis has been (or will be) submitted and if possible, also the reviewers’ reports on the thesis.

4. Fluency in English, at least B2 level.

Application requirements from the candidates for the lecturer/senior lecturer:

1. Higher education, at least the Master degree.

2. Desirable PhD degree but not necessary.

3. Significant practical experience and ongoing contact with the practical applications of computer science.

4. Fluency in English, at least B2 level.

Documentation required:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Rector of the University of Wrocław
  3. Personal data form (https://uni.wroc.pl/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/PERSONAL-DATA-FORM-FOR-EMPLOYMENT-APPLICANT_eng.pdf
  4. A copy of PhD (in the case of assistant professor’s position) or MSc diploma (in the case of assistant’s position or lecturer/senior lecturer).
  5. A statement that the University of Wrocław will be the candidate primary place of work in the case of winning the competition (https://uni.wroc.pl/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Workplace-statement-UWr_eng.pdf )
  6. Declaration of the discipline (in the case of assistant professor or assistant position) in which the candidate will conduct research, and in the case of people conducting research in more than one discipline, the percentage of their involvement in each of these disciplines (https://uni.wroc.pl/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Scientific-discipline-declaration-UWr_eng.pdf
  7. Self-presentation clearly indicating the candidate achievements, referring separately to the criterion of scientific activity, the criterion of internationalization, the criterion of organizational activity and the criterion of didactic activity.
  8. In case of candidates who have been already employed as an assistant professor, a research plan should be attached, related to the perspectives of obtaining habilitation.
  9. A list of candidate’s publications.
  10. Electronic versions of the candidate’s two most important publications representative of their research, or explanation why they are missing, whereby the Head of the Competition Board reserves the right to request the candidate to submit all or selected publications and/or other documents.
  11. List of names and e-mail addresses of persons to whom additional opinions about the candidate may be requested. Additional opinions of reviewers will be treated as confidential, i.e. available only to members of the Employment Commission.
  12. For the research and teaching position: At least two recommendation letters; from scholars with a post-doctoral degree or the professor title or, in the case of candidates from a country other than Poland, holding positions equivalent to a post-doctoral degree or the professor title, specializing in the field within the candidate area of interest or related thereto. The recommendation letters should be sent by e-mail directly to the Commission Chairman at the following e-mail address: Tomasz.Jurdzinski@uwr.edu.pl, and not be seen by the candidate. The letters are overt only to the Commission members while the candidates abandon the right of access to these letters.

CV should include the following note: I consent, within the meaning of Articles 4 and 7 of RODO, i.e. Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (Official Journal of the EU L of 4.05.2016, pp. 1-88), to the processing of my personal data by the University of Wrocław, pl. Uniwersytecki 1, 50-137 Wrocław, for the purpose of recruitment for employment at the University of Wrocław. I am aware that the consent given may be withdrawn at any time in a manner appropriate to its giving.

All the documents must be sent by e-mail (in pdf format) to praca@uwr.edu.pl, with the heading “Assistant or Assistant professor or Lecturer or Senior Lecturer II WMI”.

Once the results of the hiring process are announced, the candidates will be asked to submit their original documents.

Additional information:

  1. The University of Wrocław reserves the right to contact only selected candidates.
  2. Selected candidates may be required to undergo an interview by means of electronic communication allowing audio and video transmission.
  3. The University of Wrocław reserves the right to close the competition without selecting a candidate.
  4. The University of Wrocław reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  5. The University of Wrocław does not provide housing.