Tender - Postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Biomaterials of the Centre for functional and surface functionalized glasses

Zverejnené dňa: 15.12.2021

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 at the Department of Biomaterials of the Centre for functional and surface functionalized glasses

There is immediate opening for position of postdoctoral research associate in the newly established Centre for functional and surface functionalized glasses at the Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, Slovakia, funded from the CEDITEK programme project. The appointment is for at least two years with possible extension of the contract dependent upon research progress and quality of the scientific outputs. Positions are open immediately upon completion of recruitment process and later start is negotiable.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • PhD (doctoral degree) in Chemistry, Material Science, Biomaterials
  • Specialization: Chemistry, Inorganic non-metallic materials, Biomaterials.
  • Experience in biomaterials, glass, or polymer science especially in bioglass, including synthesis, processing, development and characterization of inorganic (glass, bioglass) materials,
  • Experience with analysing techniques like XRD, SEM/EDX, FTIR, Raman Spectroscopy etc.
  • Good command of English (at least C1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference).

The position involves:

  • Fundamental and applied research in the area of biomaterials, especially bioactive glass and 3D manufacturing and characterization, in line with the areas of research defined in the project application,
  • Active searching for research funding for the research programmes pursued in the centre,
  • Research collaboration with industrial partners,
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment,
  • Publish research results and give presentations at scientific meetings,
  • Written and oral communication, preparation and management of research proposals, 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 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.
  • 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 29th December 2021. Please, mark the envelope by “Funglass”. Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Dušan Galusek Prof., DSc,
Director of FunGlasse Centre

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