Assi­stant Pro­fes­sor – Spe­cia­list in (nano) mecha­ni­cal stu­dies and nume­ri­cal simu­la­tions

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Loca­tion: Otwock – Świerk – in the out­skirts of War­saw with daily trans­port servi­ces pro­vi­ded.

Job/ta­sks descrip­tion:

  • con­ducting tests of mecha­ni­cal pro­per­ties imple­men­ting fol­lo­wing methods: sta­tic ten­sile tests, nanohard­ness measu­re­ments
  • tra­ining other employ­ees in the field of mecha­ni­cal testing of all the rese­arch as men­tio­ned above methods;
  • deve­lop­ment of the cry­stal pla­sti­city finite ele­ment model­ling tools (espe­cially dedi­ca­ted to nano­in­den­ta­tion tech­ni­que)
  • coope­ra­tion with other rese­arch gro­ups at NCBJ;
  • pre­pa­ra­tion of scien­ti­fic publi­ca­tions and grant appli­ca­tions.


  • Ph. D. in tech­ni­cal scien­ces or rela­ted disci­pli­nes (nuc­lear mate­rial engi­ne­ering);
  • expe­rience in labo­ra­tory work, min. five years;
  • expe­rience in the field of desi­gning and con­ducting mecha­ni­cal tests (hard­ness, ten­sile, charpy)
  • ana­ly­ti­cal skills – con­ducting rese­arch that inc­lu­des seve­ral dif­fe­rent tech­ni­ques and ana­ly­zing obta­ined struc­tu­ral and mecha­ni­cal data;
  • know­ledge of sam­pling and sam­ple pre­pa­ra­tion methods;
  • pre­pa­ra­tion of reports in English;
  • flu­ent spo­ken and writ­ten English;
  • com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ve­ness, regu­la­rity, and good orga­ni­za­tion of work;
  • Abi­lity to work as a mem­ber of a team;
  • Being open for new tasks and chal­len­ges;

Sup­porting expe­rience:

  • publi­shed scien­ti­fic papers (at least 10) rela­ted to the mecha­ni­cal pro­per­ties of metals and alloys rela­ted to nuc­lear indu­stry;
  • know­ledge of the influ­ence of radia­tion defects on the func­tio­nal pro­per­ties of mate­rials;
  • know­ledge of other measu­re­ment tech­ni­ques, e. g., XRD, SEM / EDS / EBSD, AFM or TEM – docu­mented with publi­ca­tions;
  • expe­rience in the pre­pa­ra­tion of sam­ples using pre­ci­sion cut­ting and poli­shing machi­nes, eg. EDM;
  • pro­ven with publi­ca­tions know­ledge of FEM
  • know­ledge of C++ and Python pro­gram­ming lan­gu­ages


What we offer:

  • 11,250 – 15,000 PLN per month (at cur­rent exchange rate 2,400–3,200 € per month); the deta­ils in each case depend on quali­fi­ca­tions and expe­rience, and the com­pen­sa­tion is com­po­sed of the base salary, senio­rity addi­tion, func­tio­nal addi­tion and pro­ject bonus). Read more about con­tri­bu­tions in Poland at https: //www. ncbj. gov. pl/e­n/hr­ca­re­er/con­tri­bu­tions-poland
  • Full time employ­ment (2 years ini­tial employ­ment with exten­sion after a posi­tive eva­lu­ation)
  • 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: https: //bus. swierk. pl/roz­klad-jaz­dy/).
  • Addi­tio­nal annual salary and other social secu­rity bene­fits.


Requ­ired docu­ments:

  • a copy of the diploma (or other docu­ment) con­fir­ming obta­ining PhD degree
  • cur­ri­cu­lum vitae
  • list of scien­ti­fic publi­ca­tions
  • self-pre­sen­ta­tion, con­ta­ining a descrip­tion of the can­di­date’s scien­ti­fic achie­ve­ments, along with a list of publi­ca­tions, patents and imple­men­ta­tions, descrip­tion of other achie­ve­ments (con­fe­rence pre­sen­ta­tions, intern­ships, etc.)
  • any other possi­ble docu­ments that may affect the asses­sment,


Con­tact: lukasz. kur­pa­ska­@ncbj. gov. pl

All appli­ca­tions sho­uld be sent by e-mail to: mag­da­lena. jedr­kie­wi­cz@ncbj. gov. pl by 30.09.2023

Posi­tion starts on: Novem­ber 2nd, 2023

As an attach­ment to your appli­ca­tion ple­ase sign and enc­lose the fol­lo­wing dec­la­ra­tions:

I agree to the pro­cessing of my per­so­nal data inc­lu­ded in this appli­ca­tion for the needs neces­sary to carry out the recru­it­ment.

1. The con­trol­lers of the per­so­nal data pro­cessed during the recru­it­ment pro­cess are:
1) Natio­nal Cen­tre for Nuc­lear Rese­arch, ul. Andrzeja Soł­tana 7, 05-400 Otwock and
2) Foun­da­tion for Polish Science, ul. I. Kra­sic­kiego 20/22, 02-611 War­szawa.
2. The data pro­tec­tion offi­cer can be con­tac­ted by using the fol­lo­wing address:
1) Per­so­nal Data Pro­tec­tion Offi­cer, Natio­nal Cen­tre for Nuc­lear Rese­arch,
Soł­tana 7, 05-400 Otwock, Poland
2) iod@ncbj. gov. pl
3. Pro­vi­ding data con­ta­ined in recru­it­ment docu­ments is a con­di­tion for apply­ing for a job at NCBJ.
4. Pro­cessing of the per­so­nal data for the pur­pose of fil­ling the posi­tion listed in this anno­un­ce­ment and to con­duct sub­se­qu­ent recru­it­ment is done on the basis of expres­sed con­sents. You have the right to with­draw your con­sent at any time, without affec­ting the law­ful­ness of the pro­cessing based on con­sent before its with­dra­wal.
5. Your per­so­nal data will not be made ava­ila­ble to other data reci­pients.
6. Your per­so­nal data will not be trans­fer­red to a third coun­try or to an inter­na­tio­nal orga­ni­za­tion.
7. No auto­ma­ted indi­vi­dual deci­sion-making and pro­fi­ling as refer­red in Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR is done during recru­it­ment con­duc­ted by NCBJ. This means that no deci­sions regar­ding job can­di­dates are made auto­ma­ti­cally and that no job can­di­date pro­fi­les are made.
8. In the case you have been unsuc­cess­ful in apply­ing for the posi­tion listed in this anno­un­ce­ment and you have­n’t given con­sent to store the col­lec­ted per­so­nal data in the NCBJ recru­it­ment data­base, your data will be era­sed no later than 12 years from the com­ple­tion of recru­it­ment pro­cess, but no lon­ger than the date of the end of the dura­bi­lity period of the pro­ject, which will find its basis in the pro­vi­sions gover­ning pro­ject finan­cing.
9. You have the right to access your per­so­nal data, requ­est its rec­ti­fi­ca­tion or era­sure. Filing a requ­est to erase data is tan­ta­mo­unt to with­dra­wal from the recru­it­ment pro­cess. You have also the right to requ­est restric­tion of pro­cessing in cases spe­ci­fied in Article 18 GDPR.
10. You have the right to lodge a com­pla­int with a super­vi­sory autho­rity (Pre­si­dent of the Office for Per­so­nal Data Pro­tec­tion) about unlaw­ful pro­cessing of your per­so­nal data. The right to file a com­pla­int only con­cerns the law­ful­ness of the pro­cessing of per­so­nal data, not the recru­it­ment pro­cess.

The Natio­nal Cen­tre for Nuc­lear Rese­arch is awar­ded byHR Excel­lence in Rese­archRecru­it­ment is based on OTM-R sys­tem (Open, Trans­pa­rent and Merit-based recru­it­ment prac­ti­ces in Rese­arch Per­for­ming Orga­ni­sa­tions) .