Tender - Head of the Department of Biomaterials - FunGlass

Zverejnené dňa: 09.06.2023

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:

1 work position: Head of the Department of Biomaterials of the Centre for functional and surface functionalized glasses (FunGlass)

There is immediate opening for the position of the Head of the Department of Biomaterials in the Centre for functional and surface functionalized glasses at the Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, Slovakia, funded from the H2020 framework program project. The appointment is for at least five years with possible extension of the contract dependent upon research progress and ability to secure additional research funding. Position is open immediately upon completion of recruitment process. Salary will be commensurate with experience, training, and qualifications, in line with the rules of the European Commission on personal costs in the frame of the H2020 projects.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Ph. D. in Glass Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or a closely allied field,
  • A strong background in synthesis, processing, development, and characterization of biomaterials,
  • Experience with management of research projects,
  • Experience with management of a small research team.

The position involves:

  • Management of the Department of Biomaterials
  • Management of the department research facilities,
  • Responsibility for the research programme of the department, in line with the research areas defined in the project application,
  • Supervision of PhD students,
  • Securing funding for the research programme pursued in the department.

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 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.
  • A brief outline for further development and management of the department.

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 20. 6. 2023 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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