Director for Scientific Affairs to work in the Centre for Quantum Optical Technologies

Dziedzina: Physical sciences

Wyniki konkursu:

W ramach przeprowadzonego postępowania Komisja Konkursowa rekomendowała kandydaturę dr Lidii Tańskiej na stanowisko Dyrektora ds. naukowych.


Title of the position: Director for Scientific Affairs
Scientific discipline:Physical sciences
Job type:Employment contract
Number of job offers:1
Remuneration/Stipend amount/month:The remuneration is negotiable and will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Max. 27 000 PLN of average full remuneration cost per month (includes „thirteenth sallary” bonus), i.e. expected net monthly salary max. 13 600 PLN+”thirteenth salary”
Position starts on:01.01.2019
Maximum period of contract/stipend agreement:until 30 April 2023
Institution:Centre for Quantum Optical Technologies
Project title: Quantum Optical Technologies

Key responsibilities include:
i. responsibility to coordinate activities related to the achievement of the research objectives and R&D work specified in the Research Agenda of the QOT IRAP Unit;
ii. cooperation in the preparation of applications for research projects financed by domestic and foreign entities and monitoring the spending of funds allocated for the implementation of these projects in accordance with the assumed substantive objectives;
iii. coordination of preparing substantive reports and contracts for the needs of project implementation, QOT IRAP Unit’s Director and related institutions;
iv. coordination of visits by external scientists, entrepreneurs and promotional activities on the ongoing operations of the QOT IRA Unit;
v. coordination of project verification, control and audit processes.

Profile of candidates/requirements:
i. a doctorate in a discipline relevant to the research agenda pursued at the QOT IRA Unit;
ii. thorough experience in scientific research and science management, with particular emphasis research project management on projects financed from European Union funds over the last 5 years;
iii. leadership skills required to direct a project teams;
iv. openness to internal and external collaborations;
v. knowledge of the field of management, economics or related will be considered additional advantage.
vi. good written and oral communication skills in English;
vii. good group/collaborative work skills, self-motivation and experience in managing of project teams.

Required documents:

Please submit the following documents to:Please submit the application documents to e-mail address:
Please use “Director for Scientific Affairs application” in the subject line of the message
i. curriculum vitae;
ii. motivation letter;
iii. supporting statement specifying how the candidate meets the search criteria and can contribute to the operation of the IRAP QOT Unit at large;
(documents should be sent to as pdf files attached to a single e-mail message)

We offer:
i. participation in an exciting research program conducted within a newly established centre of excellence in quantum technologies;
ii. work in close collaboration with centre’s theoretical and experimental groups in an open and friendly environment;
iii. close collaboration with foreign institutions, in particular, with the University of Oxford (UK)―the strategic partner of the QOT IRAP Unit.
iv. opportunities to personal development related to this position such as best practices knowledge exchange visit at the University of Oxford.

Project is carried out within the International Research Agenda programme of the Foundation for Polish Science.

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Termin nadsyłania aplikacji: 16/12/2018

Słowa kluczowe: quantum technologies, science managment, physics, quantum optics, quantum photonics