Pursuant to the Law of Higher Education, the University of Warsaw invites applications for 4 positions of Samuel Eilenberg Assistant Professorships.
Samuel Eilenberg (1993-1998) obtained his PhD degree in Mathematics at the University of Warsaw in 1936 under the supervision of Kazimierz Kuratowski and Karol Borsuk. He spent most of his career in the USA as a professor at Columbia University. He exerted a critical influence on contemporary mathematics and theoretical computer science; he was a co-founder of modern topology, category theory, homological algebra, and automata theory. His scientific development epitomizes openness to new ideas and readiness to face demanding intellectual challenges.
Terms of employment: starting date 1st Oct. 2022 or 1st Feb. 2023, full time, fixed term employment contract for 2 or 4 years (to be decided with successful applicants). The candidates should be committed to research in Mathematics or Computer Science, and will have reduced teaching duties (120 teaching hours per academic year). The basic salary (before taxes) is 7350 PLN per month; in many cases, this amount is further increased by ca. 10-40%, due to salary bonuses that are granted to active members of the faculty.
Successful candidates for Samuel Eilenberg Assistant Professorships should have:
1. a PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science or related disciplines obtained in the past 5 years (at the candidate’s
request, this period may be extended by documented parental leaves);
2. significant research papers, published in refereed, globally recognized, journals or conferences;
3. teaching experience and willingness to undertake organizational projects related to teaching;
4. significant international experience (internships or post-doctoral fellowships, projects etc.).
Candidates obtain extra points for:
•research fellowship beyond Poland within the last two years;
•outstanding scientific development that is confirmed by frequent high quality papers; a clear concept of maintaining the development is required.
Application deadline: 18th February, 2022
The applications will be evaluated by the selection committee appointed by the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics, University of Warsaw, Poland. A candidate may be invited to an interview by the committee. The decision date is 31st May 2022 (an e-mail notification will be provided). The competition is the first stage of the recruitment process as described in the Statute of the University of Warsaw, the recommendation by the selection committee being a basis for subsequent stages.