Professor of the Institute | BP4

Competition opened on: 
2 Mar 2023 - 13:45
Application submission deadline: 
23 Mar 2023 - 23:45

The National Centre for Nuclear Research opens the competition for the position of

Professor of the Institute
in Astrophysics Division (BP4)

Location: 7 Pasteur Street, 02-093 Warsaw

Scientific discipline: physics or astronomy 

The candidate will be employed in a group dealing with gravitational wave studies in the Virgo projects and other projects conducted in the Division.


  • in addition to the habilitation degree or professor scientific title, the candidate is expected to have a documented expertize in astrophysics and physics of gravitational waves;
  • to have a significant scientific expertize in the field of astrophysics and physics of gravitational waves, evidenced by publications;
  • experience in working in international teams, teamwork skills; 
  • good spoken and written English, knowledge of other languages is desirable; 
  • experience in managing research projects, leading scientific teams is welcome; 

What we offer:

  • employment 0.2 FTE
  • work in an active team with a broad spectrum of knowledge and interests in the field of extragalactic astrophysics and observational cosmology;
  • an opportunity to participate in and colaborate with major projects in observational astronomy and other projects carried out in the Division;
  • support in the submission of grant applications, possibility to take care of trainees and doctoral students; 

Required documents:

  • habilitation or full professor scan of diploma; 
  • curriculum vitae; 
  • list of publications; 
  • list of patents, implementations and applications; 
  • Research Statement; 
  • any other documents that may be relevant for the evaluation

Contact: Head of the Astrophysics Division (BP4): dr. hab. Agnieszka Pollo, e-mail:

Place of submitting applications: 
Secretariat of the Astrophysics Division (BP4); by e-mail to:; or by post or in person to: Ms Dorota Dobrowolska, National Centre for Nuclear Research Department BP4, 7 Pasteura Street, 02-093 Warsaw

Others information:

We reserve the right to contact only selected candidates and the right to inform about the decision to fill the post only to the selected candidate.

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