Tender - Postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Glass Processing 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:

1 work position - Postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Glass Processing of the Centre for functional and surface functionalized glasses

There is immediate opening for position of postdoctoral research associate in the 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:

  • Applicants must have a PhD (doctoral degree) in Chemistry, Material Science and Engineering.
  • Specialization: Chemistry, Material Science, Materials Engineering, Inorganic non-metallic materials.
  • Experience in glass and glass ceramic science including synthesis, processing, development and characterization of inorganic (glass and glass ceramic) materials and surface functionalized materials with luminescence properties.
  • Materials characterization techniques hand-on experience is advantage.
  • Previous experience with hot-press and SPS techniques.
  • Good command of English

The position involves:

  • Fundamental and applied research in the area of glass and glass ceramic processing and characterization, in line with the areas of research defined in the project application.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent team working skills, self-motivation, initiative and persistence.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 31st January 2022. 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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