Tender - Postdoctoral research - FunGlass

28.02.2024

The Director of the Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glass
of Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín

in accordance with the Law 131/2002 on Higher Education, the Law 552/2003 on the work in public interest and in accordance with the principles of selection process of university teachers, researchers, and chief officers of TnUAD announces recruitment process for the work position:

Postdoctoral research associate positions – in the Department of Coating Processes of the Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glass

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Applicants should have a PhD (doctoral degree) in Chemistry, Material Science and Engineering or a closely related area; PhD title already awarded or expected before contract of employment.
  • Specialization in: Surface engineering, Smart coating, especially in PECVD and PVD methods
  • Hands-on experience and good knowledge in vacuum-based thin film deposition techniques (i.e., CVD, PVD, ALD, etc.) will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in optimizing process parameters and depth of knowledge in studying the physical and chemical properties of thin films.
  • Have good experience in optical simulation studies for multilayer coating design.
  • Experience in operating advanced research facilities and analytical techniques like XRD, SEM/EDX, XPS and Raman spectroscopy.
  • Good command of English (at least B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment,

The position involves:

  • Fundamental and applied research in the area defined above,
  • Research collaboration with partners of the Centre,
  • Publication of research results and active participation/presentations at scientific meetings,
  • Written and oral communication, preparation of research papers and scientific reports, analysis and investigation of scientific problems.

Interested and qualified persons should submit (in English):

  • Professional CV,
  • A copy of PhD certificate (or after completion of PhD thesis)
  • A list of publications and research projects,
  • A letter describing background and specific experience related to the research topic specified above and capabilities pertaining to research activities,
  • Copies of three first author recent publications,
  • The name, address, and e-mail address of at least one reference.
  • Shortlist should provide brief research plan
  • The criminal record – in case of successful completion of the tender.

Application with required documents should be sent to the address: Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, OPaM, Študentská 2, 911 50 Trenčín, Slovakia or by e-mail to: marcela.brodova@tnuni.sk until 17. 3. 2024 Please, mark the envelope by “Funglass”.

Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Dušan Galusek Prof., DSc,
Director of FunGlass Centre

 





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