The postdoctoral research positions at the Warsaw Center of Mathematics and Computer Science (WCMCS) are aimed at young researchers who have just received their PhD. Successful candidates will be employed as an adiunkt (assistant professor) at one of the institutions of WCMCS. The positions are for 6-12 months, with a possible extension to at most 24 months, altogether. The salary will be 7000 PLN per month, pre-tax. In addition, the holder of the position will be eligible for financial support for participating in scientific meetings. The position comes with a teaching load of up to 60 hours per semester. At least 3/4 of the position’s duration should be between October 1 and June 30. The applicants should have defended their PhD not earlier than 4 years before the planned beginning of the position. This period can be prolonged by the parental leave.
The calls for post-doctoral positions at WCMCS are open twice a year (mid-February through mid-March and mid-September through mid-October). The candidates should fill in an application form and submit the following documents:
- a cover letter of application addressed to the Board of WCMCS, indicating the institution (MIMUW or IMPAN) and the period of his/her employment,
- a CV including a list of publications,
- information about his/her best papers, published or available as preprints,
- a research plan including a collaboration scheme with researchers from MIMUW or IMPAN.
In addition, the applicant should ask two senior researchers to send their letters of support; one of the letters should be sent by a scientist from a research unit of WCMCS who would address the possibility of cooperation of the candidate with a research group from WCMCS.
The evaluation of the candidates will focus on the scientific merit of their research and its relevance to the topics developed at WCMCS as well as on their possible contribution to enhancing the research potential of WCMCS. A successful candidate can take his or her job any time after the announcement of the results of the selection but not later than 8 months after that moment. At the time of taking the position the candidate should present a document that confirms holding the PhD degree.
The list of the people who have received WCMCS fellowships is posted here.
The next call for these positions will be announced in mid-September 2014.