Job offers

Rules of Procedure of the Selection Board Applicable to Research Fellows at the ISS PAS

Job offer – an open competition for the position of post-doc in the project “Linguistic diversity in Poland: collateral languages, language-oriented activities and conceptualization of collective identity”

According to the NCN Regulations: Types of costs in research projects funded by the National Science Centre; https://www.ncn.gov.pl/ogloszenia/konkursy/sonata-bis10?language=en

Please read the entire document and pay attention to all requirements!

A post-doc type post is a full-time post designated by the principal investigator for a person who has been awarded a PhD degree within 7 years before joining the project. Researchers who have been awarded a PhD degree by the host institution for the project cannot be employed as post-docs.

In that period the person to be employed at the post-doc position meets all of the following conditions:

  • Their PhD degree has been awarded by other institution than the one planned to employ them at this post;
  • At the time of receiving remuneration, they will not be receiving any other remuneration paid from the funds granted to research projects under NCN calls under the heading of direct costs;
  • In the period of receiving the remuneration they will be receiving no remuneration from another employer pursuant to an employment contract, including an employer with registered office outside of Poland.
  • PhD degree in social sciences, cultural sciences, Slavic studies, ethnography or related disciplines;
  • Interests in dialectology and sociolinguistics;
  • Insightful knowledge about the cultural context in Silesia, and having established contacts there;
  • Excellent knowledge of English (C1) and Polish (C1);
  • Competences in researching minority languages and cultures;
  • Experience in leading research projects.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of other foreign languages;
  • Communication skills, ability to work with people;
  • Good work organization.

Description of tasks

  • Grant manager function in close cooperation with the Principal Investigator, including:
    • preparation of contracts (based on available templates) and their consultation with a legal advisor and accountant as well as the human resources department of ISS PAS;
    • assistance in organizing business trips and their settlement;
    • organizing teamwork and research team meetings;
    • supervising the research in all areas – cooperation with the Principal Investigator and Co-researchers;
    • organization and participation in workshops with invited guests;
    • running a project page on Facebook.
  • Substantive tasks:
    • elaboration of the sociolinguistic questionnaire in cooperation with PI;
    • participation in selecting representative sample for ethnolinguistic vitality (ELV) survey in Silesia;
    • supervising and co-conducting ELV sociolinguistic quantity and quality pilot survey; fieldwork in 5 areas;
    • analysis of pilot survey results in collaboration with PI;
    • elaboration of the final ELV questionnaire in collaboration with PI and Co-Investigator 1;
    • supervising quantitative survey in Silesia;
    • supervising and co-conducting qualitative survey in Silesia (participant observation; semi-structured interviews);
    • collecting data on language standardization process and language policy in Silesia;
    • analysis of the data (8);
    • carrying-out in-depth interviews with Silesian activists and persons responsible for language policy;
    • carrying-out focus group discussions in Silesia;
    • discourse analysis of the interviews and other narratives;
    • description and analysis of materials collected during fieldwork in Silesia;
    • supervising research in all areas – collaboration with PI and Co-Investigators; organizing teamwork and meetings of the group;
    • organizing and participating in workshop with invited guests;
    • participation in international conferences (in Poland, Europe and the USA);
    • writing/co-author of peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and co-editing two monographs with PI;
    • dissemination of the research results to wide audiences during open seminars, festivals and presentations;
    • managing the research project.

Type of grant programme

  • SONATA BIS, National Science Centre

Application deadline

  • 2.04.2021

Application form

  • e-mail: sekretariat@ispan.waw.pl; in the subject please include: Konkurs na stanowisko post-doc w projekcie Sonata Bis.

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

Interviews

  • 12–22.04.2021

Announcement of the results

  • 23.04.2021

Starting the employment

  • 1.05.2021

Form of employment

  • 10 000 PLN gross / month for 60 months as part of full-time salary, fieldworks and conference trips will also be financed.

Duration

  • 60 months

Required documents

  • CV;
  • Copy of the diploma confirming the obtaining a PhD degree;
  • Cover letter;
  • Certificate of command of Polish and English (C1);
  • 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 email).

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 PhD student in the project “The topos of the «immured woman» in the cultures of Southeast Europe and Hungary”

The Anthropos Doctoral School of the Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences invite you to participate in the recruitment for the position of a PhD student under the National Science Centre (NCN) OPUS-19 grant “The topos of the «immured woman» in the cultures of Southeast Europe and Hungary” (no. 2020/37/B/HS2/00152, project manager: DSc Grażyna Szwat-Gyłybow).

  • Job title: PhD student
  • NCN competition type: OPUS-19/HS2.

Scope of work

  • Analysis of the state of research on Slovenian variants of the “immured woman” topos;
  • Developing a subject bibliography of written texts and a register of artifacts (films, paintings, architectural designs, graffiti, etc.), thematically related to the immured woman topos in the culture of modern and post-modern Slovenia (library and archival queries, field research);
  • Elaboration of collected material from a philological, anthropological and cultural studies perspective. Formulating research hypotheses (preparation of papers) and their verification during scientific conferences and team meetings;
  • Preparation of a chapter of a monograph and two scientific articles;
  • Research for a doctoral dissertation to be completed in four years;
  • Cooperation in preparation of other materials, publications and forms of disseminating results of the project

Requirements

  • Knowledge of scientific workshop in the field of cultural and religious studies and philological sciences;
  • Knowledge of Slovenian language and culture; additional qualifications: knowledge of other South Slavonic languages;
  • Knowledge of English, or other congress languages;
  • Strong motivation for scientific work and preparation of a doctoral dissertation;
  • Willingness to get involved in the team’s work.

Employment conditions under the grant

  • Scheduled start of employment: 1st February 2021;
  • Form of employment: scholarship;
  • The scholarship is awarded in accordance with the rules for granting scholarships in the regulations of research projects financed by the National Science Centre (NCN), introduced by the Resolution of the NCN Council no. 25/2019 of 14th March 2019;
  • Time of receiving the scholarship: 48 months;
  • The amount of the scholarship: in the years 2021–2022 (before the assessment) PLN 3,500/month; in the years 2023–2024 (after the assessment) PLN 5,000/month. These amounts will be reduced by the relevant contributions.

Required documents

  • Attached recruitment forms I and II (available on the Anthropos Doctoral School’s website – https://anthropos.edu.pl/rekrutacja/) in two files in PDF format, containing:
    • an application for admission to the School with an indication of the project title, addressed to the headmaster of the School;
    • a cover letter with a reference to the requirements;
    • a CV with a list of publications and other scientific achievements;
    • personal questionnaire;
    • contact details of a researcher who could provide his/her own opinion about the candidate;
    • a copy of the diploma of completing second-cycle studies or uniform master’s studies, or a certificate from the place of education confirming obtaining a master’s degree (in the case of foreigners – an equivalent document), or a certificate of implementing the “Diamond Grant”;
    • a copy of the certificate confirming the knowledge of a foreign language at least at B2 level (or equivalent); in the absence of a certificate, a part of the interview may be conducted in a congress language chosen by the candidate;
    • a statement of consent to the processing of personal data.
  • In separate files:
    • a photograph of the candidate’s face enabling his/her identification;
    • a copy of the master’s thesis or its equivalent (in the form of an electronic file, preferably in PDF format or on a data carrier);
    • for foreigners: certification of a graduation diploma or an equivalent document with an apostille clause, or authentication of these documents through the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA).

Additional information

Documents* must be sent by 10th January 2021:

  • By e-mail to the following address: szkola.anthropos@ihpan.edu.pl, or delivered on a data carrier to the School office to the seat of the Doctoral School at the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 29/31 Rynek Starego Miasta  in Warsaw (room 43) on the above-mentioned date.
  • Copies of the documents should also be sent by e-mail to sekretariat@ispan.waw.pl (the title of the document: DOKTORANT – OPUS 19), or delivered to the office of the Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1b/17 Bartoszewicza Street in Warsaw on the above-mentioned date.

Documents submitted after the deadline specified in the recruitment announcement will not be assessed.


* Personal data provided by the candidate is processed by the Data Administrators in accordance with the agreement for the co-administration of personal data of 6th June 2019, i.e. the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences with its seat in Warsaw, 29/31 Rynek Starego Miasta and the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences with its seat in Warsaw, 1b/17 Bartoszewicza Street, for the purposes of the recruitment process (competition procedure). Providing the data is voluntary, but necessary for the recruitment process. The data will be processed during the time necessary for recruitment, including archiving. Data may be transferred to entities dealing with technical and IT services for the Data Administrator.

The data subject has the right to request access to personal data, its rectification, deletion or limitation of processing, as well as the right to transfer data and the right to lodge a complaint to the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection.

In all matters regarding the processing of personal data, please contact the Data Protection Officer: iodo@ihpan.edu.pl. Detailed information is available at: https://anthropos.edu.pl/rodo/.

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.