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Research group team leader positions at the International Research Agenda AstroCeNT

Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center (NCAC) of the Polish Academy of Sciences (CAMK PAN) in Warsaw invites applications for 4 tenure-track research team leader positions at the new NCAC’s department AstroCeNT (Particle Astrophysics and Technology Centre) - an interdisciplinary, international research centre, founded by Prof. Leszek Roszkowski and Prof. Tomasz Bulik – the beneficiaries of the International Research Agenda Programme (IRAP) of the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP). The programme is co-financed from the EU’s Smart Growth Operational Programme (POIR). (for more information about the AstroCeNT project see the URL: https://www.camk.edu.pl/en/research/projects/astrocent/ and the FNP’s website: https://www.fnp.org.pl/en/laureaci-drugiego-konkursu-w-programie-miedzynarodowe-agendy-badawcze/ ).

The successful candidates will be expected to lead a R&D group dealing with one of the below areas: i) systems of silicon photomultipliers; ii) the related electronics; iii) big data acquisition and processing; iv) programming aspects of research. On this purpose they will form their research teams and build their own laboratories, for which additional generous funding will be available on a competitive basis.

To be suitable for this role the researchers — physicists and engineers — should have a proven strong record of conducting frontline R&D on ultra-sensitive instruments in particle physics and astrophysics, in particular in dark matter and/or gravitational wave studies.

The gross monthly salary on the position of the research group leader will be 27,000 PLN (the expected net salary of around 16,000 PLN).

The applicants are asked to submit by no later than 2 nd December 2018 to the e-mail address office@astrocent.pl the following documents:

  1. curriculum vitae,
  2. statement of research interests,
  3. publication list,
  4. photocopy of PhD diploma,
  5. three or four letters of reference,6. scan of signed GDPD form (available from https://www.camk.edu.pl/en/about/ochrona-danych-osobowych/#rodocent).

The project implementation period is 5 years (until the end of June 2023).

Complete applications received before 2nd December 2018 will receive full considerations; however, applications received after that date will be also considered until the positions are filled.

More information about the above job offer may be obtained from Euraxess website: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/349733
and from Prof. Leszek Roszkowski (leszek.roszkowski@astrocent.pl) or Prof. Tomasz Bulik (tomek.bulik@astrocent.pl).