Nov. 29, 2022, 4:06 p.m.

University of Wrocław invites applications for the two positions of assistant professor or assistant at the Institute of Computer Science of Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science. Please, send your application until December 28, 2022.

No 117.2022.II.WMI of November 28, 2022

Organizational unit: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Position: assistant professor or assistant
Number of jobs: 2
Type of position: research and teaching
In research discipline: computer Science
In research field: natural sciences
Working time: full time
Estimated date of commencement of work: February 22, 2023
Estimated employment period: employment contract (for a maximum of four years), with a possibility of an extension of the employment contract
Deadline for submitting documents: December 28, 2022
The expected date of the contest settlement: until January 31, 2023

The competition is open to persons who meet the conditions set out in the Act of 20 July 2018 Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws 2018, item 1668, as amended) and the Statute of the University of Wrocław.

We offer an inspiring place to work, focusing on the quality of research and teaching. Our employees and PhD students regularly publish at the top research conferences in computer science. 

We provide a friendly environment to pursue your scientific passions. You can freely choose the topic of your research, conduct it in cooperation with our researchers or work independently. We are open to candidates working on research topics outside our current areas of excellence. We support our employees in applying for external funding. We offer additional support within the Excellence Initiative – Research University program. We work with many companies from the IT industry.

Our ambitious and talented students engage in challenging projects and are successful, also on a global scale (e.g. in team programming, programming AI for games, building a Martian rover, scientific projects). We offer studies in Data Science jointly with the Mathematical Institute of UWr.

Our distinctive feature is a flexible approach to designing our didactic offer, which is done with the participation of students and IT companies. Our teachers can design and propose their own lectures, projects and seminars. Advanced courses are taught in small groups and we provide our best students with the opportunity to participate in scientific research.

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.
  5. Knowledge of the Polish language to the extent that it is possible to conduct classes in this language (if the person selected in the competition will conduct such classes).

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.
  6. Knowledge of the Polish language to the extent that it is possible to conduct classes in this language (if the person selected in the competition will conduct such classes).

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.

Documentation required:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Rector of the University of Wrocław.
  3. Personal data form (
  4. A copy of PhD (in the case of assistant professor’s position) or MSc diploma (in the case of assistant’s position).
  5. A statement that the University of Wrocław will be the candidate primary place of work in the case of winning the competition (
  6. Declaration of the discipline 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 (
  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 for a period not exceeding 10 years.
  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. 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:, 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.

In the curriculum vitae should be added: „I consent to the processing of my personal data for the purposes of organizing and conducting the competition and providing information about the results of the competition. I acknowledge that the administrator of personal data is the University of Wrocław, Plac Uniwersytecki 1, 50-137 Wrocław. I know that the provision of data is voluntary, but necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected (in accordance with the Act of May 10, 2018 on the protection of personal data, Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1000) „.

All the documents must be sent by e-mail (in pdf format) to, with the heading “Assistant. II.WMI.117” or “Assistant professor.II.WMI.117”.

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.

Information clause for persons participating in the recruitment process:

Pursuant to Article 13 of Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union 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, RODO), we inform you that:

  1. The administrator of your personal data is the University of Wrocław based in Wrocław, pl. Uniwersytecki 1, 50-137 Wrocław, hereinafter referred to as the Administrator.
  2. The Data Protection Officer at the University of Wrocław is dr Krzysztof Ziemba, email address:
  3. Your personal data will be processed for the purpose of recruitment to work at the University of Wrocław. The legal basis for processing your personal data is Article 22 section1 of the Polish Labour Code, Article 119 of the Higher Education and Science Act and your consent.
  4. Your personal data will not be made available to other recipients, with the exception of entities with which the controller has entered into appropriate agreements for the entrustment of processing and cases provided for by law.
  5. Your data will be stored for the duration of the recruitment process, not longer than 12 months from the date of your application.
  6. You have the right to:
    a) withdraw consent to the processing of personal data, without affecting the lawfulness of processing carried out on the basis of consent before its withdrawal,
    b) demand from the Administrator access to their personal data, rectification, erasure or restriction of processing of personal data, data portability, however these rights may be restricted by a specific legal provision,
    c) make a complaint to the supervisory authority – the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection.
  7. Providing personal data is voluntary, however, failure to provide data such as: first name(s) and surname, date of birth, place of residence (correspondence address), will result in inability to participate in the recruitment process.