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Job offer – an open competition for the position of PhD student in the project “The nation’s body and soul. Volkist motifs in Polish early national-democratic thought (1895–1918)”

Director of the Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences announces an open competition for the position of PhD student in the project “The nation’s body and soul. Volkist motifs in Polish early national-democratic thought (1895–1918)”.

Eligibility criteria

According to the NCN Scholarships Regulations: https://www.ncn.gov.pl/ogloszenia/konkursy/opus16?language=en, Regulations on awarding scholarships in NCN-funded research projects; please read the entire document and pay attention to all requirements.

NCN research scholarships may be awarded to a person, who, at the time of beginning work on the tasks in the project, meets any of the following criteria:

  • Is an MA (or equivalent) student of a full- or part-time programme in a university established on the territory of the Republic of Poland;
  • Is a student of the fourth or successive year of a uniform master studies programme in universities established on the territory of the Republic of Poland;
  • Is a doctoral candidate, participant of a doctoral programme carried out by a legally authorised unit of a university, institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, research institute or international research institute active on the territory of the Republic of Poland, established pursuant to separate regulations;
  • Is a participant of a doctoral seminar and is working on a dissertation.

Requirements

  • BA or MA in the field of social sciences or humanities (preferred fields: history, cultural studies, sociology);
  • Fluent Polish and German;
  • Experience in research work (library queries, analysis and interpretation of source material);
  • Knowledge of methodology and the ability to organize research on the history of Central European nationalisms and on the Volkist movement in Germany;
  • Readiness to conduct queries in Germany.

Additional qualifications

Experience in working in a research team and interest in the history of the Volkist movement in Germany, the National Democracy movement in Poland, and Central European nationalisms at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, would also be advantageous.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting a research queries concerning scientific, political and academic contacts as well as the flow of ideas between Polish students, scientists and activists from the endecja circles and students, scientists and activists associated with the Volkist movement in Germany (work mainly in German archives);
  • Carrying out research aimed at describing the Central European context of the formation of Volkist imaginations within the nationalist movement;
  • Cooperation with the project manager in disseminating research results: writing articles, presenting research outcomes at conferences.

Type of grant programme

  • NCN: OPUS – HS

Application deadline

  • 31.10.2020

Application form

After assessing the submitted documents, selected persons will be invited for an interview online – videoconference.

Interviews

  • Till 30.11.2020

Announcement of the results

  • Till 15.12.2020

Starting the employment

  • 1.01.2021

Form of employment

  • Scholarship in the amount of 4,500 PLN / month for 12 months, conference trips will also be financed.

Duration

  • Beginning of employment: 1.01.2021;
  • Duration: 12 months.

Required documents

  • CV;
  • Copy of the diploma confirming the obtaining of the master’s degree and / or certificate of the status of the participant of the master’s studies / certificate of admission to doctoral studies (if the candidate has been accepted) / certificate of the status of the participant of doctoral studies;
  • Cover letter;
  • Certificate of command of Polish and German;
  • List of scientific achievements to date: diploma theses, participation in workshops, research projects, authorship / co-authorship of scientific articles, participation in conferences, scientific internships; as well as prizes and awards of the candidate resulting from the conducted research;
  • Contact information (including e-mail).

Additional information is available from the principal investigator: claudia.snochowska-gonzalez@ispan.waw.pl.

On the application, please include a clause: “On the basis of art. 6 para. 1 RODO, I hereby agree to process my personal data, including my image, included in my offer for the needs of recruitment process by the administrator of the data, that is the Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences”.

Job offer – an open competition for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Literary and Cultural Studies

Director of the Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences announces an open competition for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Literary and Cultural Studies.

Requirements

  • PhD title in humanities;
  • Proven track record of research in Russian literature and culture;
  • Knowledge of Russian, English and Polish language.

Additional qualifications

  • Knowledge of German, French and other (especially Slavic) languages;
  • Experience in obtaining grants;
  • Experience in didactics and dissemination of science.

Applications should include

  • Job application addressed to the Director of the Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences;
  • Professional CV with a list of publications;
  • Certified copy of a diploma of PhD in humanities.

Document submission deadline

  • 31 October 2020

Application form

The interview will take place by the end of November 2020. Candidates will be asked to present their research plans during the interview.

The committee will make their decision according to the rules and regulations of the Institute of Slavic Studies PAS, maintained on the website (Job Offers).

Employment is scheduled to start on 1 December 2020.

The person employed will have an opportunity to conduct research trips to foreign academic institutions with whom the ISS PAS has agreements of cooperation, support in preparing grant applications, and stable employment. The person’s responsibilities will include: submitting grant applications to Polish and foreign institutions; publishing texts in journals and publishers listed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

The person will be asked to sign a statement on research field and scientific discipline; a statement confirming that the ISS PAS will count them towards the number of employees included in the institute’s research potential; a statement on affiliating scientific achievements at the ISS PAS; and a statement confirming that the ISS PAS is the first place of employment.

On the application, please include a clause: “On the basis of art. 6 para. 1 RODO, I hereby agree to process my personal data, including my image, included in my offer for the needs of recruitment process by the administrator of the data, that is the Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences”.


Information clause on data processing in the recruitment process

According to art. 13 of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter: RODO) the Institute of Slavic Studies, PAS informs that:

  1. The administrator of your personal data provided in the recruitment documents is the Institute of Slavic Studies, PAS with the seat at Bartoszewicza Street 1b/17, 00-337 Warsaw.
  2. Your personal data will be processed in order to participate in this recruitment process.
  3. The legal basis for data processing is the provisions of the Act of 26 June, 1974 – Labor Code, Act of 27 July 2005 Law on Higher Education, in connection from art. 6 section 1 point c) RODO.
  4. Your personal data may be shared with relevant recipients, in particular, institutions authorized to control the administrator’s activity or entities authorized to obtain personal data on the basis of separate legal provisions.
  5. Your personal data will be processed for a period not longer than for the duration of the recruitment process. After this period, documents not considered positive will be destroyed.
  6. You have the right to request the administrator to access your personal data, rectify them, delete or limit processing, as well as the right to object to the processing and the right to transfer data – in cases and on terms specified in the provisions of the GDPR.
  7. Providing your personal data by you is a statutory requirement. You are obliged to provide them, and the consequence of not providing personal data will be your failure to take into account the recruitment process.
  8. Your data will not be profiled.