Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS
Project title, type and project number
THE DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES AN OPEN COMPETITION FOR THE POST OF ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (R3) IN THE 21 TEAM
Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences is looking for a highly motivated researcher with an extensive experience in the physico-chemical studies of biological thin films by spectroscopic methods and scanning probe microscopy. The successful candidate will perform research within the scope of the research profile of Team 21. In particular, the research topics will include (i) study of interactions of biologically important peptides and proteins with model cell membranes; (ii) imaging at the molecular level of biological membrane surfaces; (iii) spectroscopic characterization of model membranes immobilized on solid substrates. The research aims to elucidate the membranolytic activities of peptides and proteins of both antimicrobial and pathogenic nature. The successful candidate will cooperate with senior researchers and supervise undergraduate and graduate students.
Number of vacancies
Position starts on
Maximum planned period of contract/stipend agreement
for an indefinite period.
Basic remuneration: 5985 PLN gross funding from Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS statute and benefits in the form of: private health care insurance.
Key assessment criteria
When assessing the candidate's achievements the Competition Committee will take into account breaks in research work (e.g. maternity leave, internships in industry etc.) and will convert the indicated achievements of the candidate into effective years of research.
As part of the competition procedure, selected Candidates may be invited for an interview or be asked to publicly present the results of their previous work in the form of a seminar at the IPC PAS and / or additional explanations.
 The importance of the candidate's work in a given publication may be emphasized by the correspondent author / the person conducting the research in a separate letter.
 Information on breaks in the candidate's research work should be included in the CV.
 After deduction of breaks in the candidate's research work.
By e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please write in the title of the e-mail : "Recruitment no 3/2023".
Candidates who have been issued a negative opinion by the Competition Committee or candidates not selected for employment have the right to appeal against the results of the evaluation. The appeal shall be lodged with the Director of the Institute within 7 days from the date of receipt of the appropriate information. The decision of the Director of the Institute shall be final.
Candidates may become acquainted with the General Rules Governing Competitions for Research Posts at the IPC PAS on (enter website)
and the employment policy at the IPC PAS on (enter website) https://ichf.edu.pl/theme/ichf/pliki/employment_policy.pdf
Deadline for the settlement of the competition
Archival announcement. We would like to thank all candidates for their submitted applications.