I just received this call from Bartek Klin. Since it might be of interest to readers of this blog, I decided to post it. Warsaw is a hotbed for TCS research. Follow the links below for more details.
Call for post-doctoral research positions at the Warsaw Center of Mathematics and Computer Science.
Warsaw Center of Mathematics and Computer Science (WCMCS) is a joint
project of two scientific units: the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics
and Mechanics of the University of Warsaw (MIMUW), and the Institute of
Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IMPAN). The Center is
built on the long-standing cooperation between the two units, in both
teaching and research. The Center was designated as a Leading National
Research Center (Krajowy Naukowy Osrodek Wiodacy, KNOW) by the Polish
Ministry of Science and Higher Education in July 2012. The award comes
with a substantial grant which will provide financing of the Center for
the next five years. The grant will be used for enhancing the research
potential of both participating institutions; this includes financing
The post-doctoral research positions at the WCMCS are aimed at young
researchers who have just received their PhD. Successful candidates will
be employed as an adiunkt (assistant professor) at one of the following
institutions, as indicated in the candidate’s application:
* the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics at the University
of Warsaw, http://www.mimuw.edu.pl; or
* the Warsaw branch of the Mathematical Institute of the Polish Academy of
The positions are for 6-12 months, with a possible extension to at most
18 months, altogether. The salary will be 7000 PLN per month, before
taxes. In addition, the holder of the position will be eligible for
financial support to participate in scientific meetings.
The position comes with a teaching load of up to 60 hours per semester.
At least 3/4 of the position’s duration should be between October 1 and
The applicant should have defended their PhD not earlier than 4 years
before the planned beginning of the position. This period can be
prolonged by the parental leave.
The candidate applying for a post-doc position at the WCMCS should submit the following documents:
* a cover letter of application addressed to the Board of WCMCS,
indicating the institution (MIMUW or IMPAN) and the period of his/her
* a CV including a list of publications, and copies of 5 best papers, at
* a document that confirms holding the PhD Degree or information about the
expected date of obtaining such a degree,
* a research plan including a collaboration scheme with researchers from
MIMUW or IMPAN.
All documents should be sent as pdf files to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition, the applicant should ask at most two senior researchers to
send their letters of support to the same e-mail address. The deadline
for application is December 10, 2012.
A successful candidate can take his or her job immediately after the
announcement of the results of the selection and not later than 8 months
after that moment. If the candidate has no PhD degree while submitting,
before starting the work he or she should present a document that
confirms holding the degree.
More information about WCMCS at http://www.wcmcs.edu.pl