Assistant Professor (Specialist in IR/THz radiation physics and optics)

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Assistant Professor (Specialist in IR/THz radiation physics and optics)


NOMATEN Centre of Excellence (CoE) is formed through a scientific partnership between the National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ-Poland), the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA-France) and the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT-Finland) with joint financial support from the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) and the European Commission. It is currently composed of 5 Research Groups and is directed by Mikko Alava. 

More about NOMATEN CoE and the detailed project descriptions at

NOMATEN opens the competition for the position of



Assistant Professor (Specjalist in IR/THz radiation physics and optics)

Location: National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ), ul. Andrzeja Sołtana 7, 05-400 Otwock, Poland (suburb of Warsaw, efficient and free daily bus transport service provided). 

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Development and leadership of the research group and a Free Electrons Laser applications based infrared and THz optical laboratory and experimental stations therein
  • Collaboration and participation in scientific groups from PolFEL and other laboratories. IR/THz beamline operation and users support. Independent formulation of related scientific case, relevant experimental approach and own group fostering.
  • Collaboration with accelerator, solid state, IT, and construction specialists quite often extending beyond that scope.
  • Preparing substantial grants proposals, publishing, participation in meetings, workshops and conferences


  • Experience in IR/THz radiation physics and optics, particularly: experimental system development and their application in research practice , measurement techniques and data analysis applied for material science, new states of matter or life science
  • PhD in physics or material science or chemistry or biology or in related matter.

What we offer:

  • Employment - 0.5 FTE.
  • Employment in one of the largest research Institute in Poland
  • Good learning environment. Support of an experienced team.
  • Excellence with full research autonomy and being part of a diverse and supportive team of professionals.
  • Work in Polish and international networks with research institutes and industrial companies.
  • Company transport from Warsaw to Świerk and backwards (more information:
  • Additional annual salary and other social security benefits

Required documents:

  • scientific degree diploma (scan)
  • CV 
  • brief statement of research interests along with a list of publications, patents and implementations, description of other achievements (conference presentations, internships, etc.) 



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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 857470.