Institution: Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, PAS

City: Wrocław

Position: assistant professor (in Polish: adiunkt)

Discipline: physics, chemistry or similar

Posted: 11 December 2023

Expires: 15 January 2024

Planned start date of employment: 1 February 2024


Key words: solid state physics, thermal transport, diffusons

The Institute of Low Temperature and Structural Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Wrocław announces a competition to fill the position of assistant professor (in polish: adiunkt) position at the ILTSR PAS in the Division of Low Temperatures and Superconductivity contractor of the research project NCN OPUS-23 grant no. 2022/45/B/ST3/02326 “Diffuson-mediated heat transfer: experimental verification of the unified theory of thermal transport”

The contract will be concluded on a full-time basis for the period of 12 months with the possibility of extension to 24 months. The remuneration under the contract will amount to approx. 7444 PLN net (approx. PLN 9600 gross). Detailed employment conditions will be specified in the employment contract concluded between the employed person and the Director of INTiBS PAN.

Project description

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Tasks description

The key tasks of the post-doctoral investigator will be: determination of low-temperature thermal transport studies in materials with prevailing diffuson mediated heat transfer, analysis of the obtained results and comparison with the unified theory, edition and preparing of the scientific manuscripts, dissemination of the results in seminars and scientific meetings.


The candidate must meet the requirements specified in the regulations of the OPUS 23 project, available on the website in Polish (use a web translator): . Candidates should have a PhD degree (or equivalent, recognized by Polish legislation) in physics, chemistry or materials science. The basis for evaluation will be the presented scientific CV (assessments of doctoral thesis, publications and conference presentations, scholarships, awards, participation in research projects, workshops and training courses, other relevant scientific experience). Applicants may be invited for an interview. Successful candidate should have good command of English, demonstrate proper attitude to scientific work and skills for independent problem-solving. Preference will be given to candidates with hands-on experience in physical measurements, especially thermal transport physics and low temperatures.

List of documents required from the candidate:

A candidate entering the competition should submit:

  1. A diploma or a copy of the diploma in English or Polish (in the case of being issued in another language, an English translation must be attached) confirming possession of a required doctoral degree (in the case of a degree obtained abroad, which is not recognized in Poland based on the international agreements, the candidate will apply to the Institute for its nostrification. ).

  1. An application for employment addressed to the Director of the Institute containing the following clause: " I agree for processing my personal data enclosed in my documents for the needs necessary of the recruitment (in accordance with art. 6 par. 1 lit. A of the General Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the repeal of Directive 95/46 / EC and the Act of 10 May 2018 on protection of personal data (Journal of Laws 2018 item 1000)”.
  2. Scientific Curriculum Vitae, containing information about the scientific career (education and employment), as well as information on participation in conferences, internships, projects, awards and distinctions, skills and knowledge of foreign languages.
  3. List of publications.

When signing the contract, the candidate will be required to submit an authorization to inclusions in the number of employees engaged in the scientific activity at the Institute.

Complete documents should be submitted in electronic version via the e-mail address: with comment „COMPETITION post-doc OPUS-23 OLT&S” by 15.01.2024

Selected candidates may be invited for an interview.

Additional information

For more information, please contact the project manager with questions Andrzej Jeżowski, (email: )

The competition will be conducted in accordance with the competition documentation of the National Science Center (NSC) applicable to the project.

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