INSTITUTION Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, PAS
CITY Wroclaw
POSITION adjunct professor at Division of Optical Spectroscopy (Department of Excited States spectroscopy)
DISCIPLINE chemistry
POSTED March 14, 2017
EXPIRES March 28, 2017
KEY WORDS adjunct, synthesis of metal-organic and inorganic materials for optical and biomedical applications, composite materials, evaluating of materials structure and morphology based on data obtained by XRD, SEM, TEM, FTIR, ESI-MS, NMR and Raman spectroscopy methods.

DESCRIPTION (field, expectations, comments):

The candidate should have competences in inorganic and metal-organic coordination compounds syntheses, also as nano- and submicrosized materials, obtaining of graphene structures and composite materials based on them using inorganic and organic polymer matrices. The candidate should have at least five years' experience in the chemistry of nanomaterials, photoactive organometallic compounds, and knowledge of the technology for obtaining graphene materials. The candidate should have skills needed for the interpretation of the results obtained by XRD, SEM, TEM, FTIR, ESI-MS, NMR and Raman spectroscopy methods  to describe structure and morphology of investigated compounds and materials. The candidate must have PhD in chemistry and scientific experience documented with published papers in the above field of investigations, including: at least 5-years experience of scientific work, participation in research projects and authorship or co-authorship in publications published in journals from the Philadelphia list, as well as experience in leading a team of research and implementation of research projects. Good knowledge of English is required.

The required documents:

  1. Motivation letter addressed to the Director of the Institute*;
  2. Copies of MSc and PhD diplomas;
  3. Curriculum Vitae and list of publications;
  4. Concise description of hitherto scientific achievements;
  5. Declaration that if employed, the Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research will be the applicant’s principal employer.

The documents should be submitted to the secretary office at Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Okólna Str. 2, 50-422 Wrocław with the annotation: “Competition for adjunct position”. Tel./fax: 71 343 5021, e-mail:

The competition expires: March 28, 2017.
Determining the results: March 31, 2017.
All candidates will be informed about the result of competition.
Employment period: three years, full-time.

*Candidates are kindly asked to include the following expression: “I agree for processing my personal data enclosed in my documents for the needs necessary of the recruitment (according to the bill from September 29, 1997 about the protection of personal details (Dz. U. Nr 133, poz. 883 with later changes)”.