Assistant professor | H2

Termin zbierania ofert: 11-03-2024

The National Centre for Nuclear Research opens the competition for the position of

Assistant professor

at Radiological Metrology and Biomedical Physics Division


Localization: Świerk near Otwock - in the outskirts of Warsaw with daily transport services provide.


Description of tasks:

  • conducting research and development in the field of mixed radiation dosimetry, in particular based on recombinant ionization chambers
  • research and development in the field of neutron spectrometry in the context of radiation protection and neutron beam characterization, in particular based on active and passive spectrometric methods
  • numerical simulation of radiation transport and interaction using Monte Carlo codes
  • design and implementation of measurement experiments in high particle flux density/high dose rate beams
  • performing work related to gamma and neutron radiation metrology in ionizing radiation standard fields and in the MARIA research reactor
  • analysis of measurement results and numerical simulations
  • preparation of reports, scientific publications and conference presentations
  • preparation of applications for competitions to fund scientific activities


Requirements for the candidate:

  • PhD in physics or engineering
  • documented scientific activity in the field of radiation protection, mixed radiation dosimetry and neutron spectrometry (reports, publications, conference presentations)
  • documented participation in scientific or R&D projects in the field of ionizing radiation dosimetry
  • ability to perform long term field and beam measurements using unit acquisition systems
  • ability to use Monte Carlo modelling codes, e.g. MCNP, PHITS, FLUKA
  • willingness to travel for measurements, training and conferences
  • no contraindications to working with ionizing radiation (category A)
  • organizational and analytical research skills
  • ability to work independently and in an interdisciplinary team
  • good knowledge of written and spoken English (at least level B2)


Additional assets:

  • experience of working with exposure to ionizing radiation
  • experience of ionizing radiation detector design and construction
  • knowledge of tools for deconvolution of neutron spectra
  • knowledge of radiation protection issues, e.g. ICRP Publication 103, ICRP Publication 116
  • knowledge of ISO-4037 and ISO-8529 requirements
  • programming skills in Python, C, Fortran or other langu

We offer:

  • employment on a contract basis
  • flexible conditions for scientific and professional development in a place with unique research opportunities in the country
  • opportunity to gain unique experience in the implementation of ambitious projects
  • opportunity for extensive contacts with NCBJ partners from Poland and abroad
  • opportunity for professional and personal development through a variety of tasks and challenges
  • regular working hours and a friendly atmosphere
  • opportunity for development through participation in trainings, international conferences
  • stable working conditions and friendly atmosphere
  • free transport to work within the existing bus network
  • company health service

Required documents:

  • copy of document certifying completion of doctoral studies
  • curriculum Vitae
  • list of publications and conference presentations
  • list of projects in which the applicant has been involved, indicating the role in the project
  • copies of documents proving the fulfilment of the requirements set out in the Call for Applications
  • any other possible documents that may influence the evaluation
  • description of the main scientific achievements (maximum 2 pages)

Contact:  Katarzyna Tymińska  E-mail:katarzyna.tyminska@ncbj.gov.pl 

Place of offer submission: 

Katarzyna Tymińska  E-mail:katarzyna.tyminska@ncbj.gov.pl

As an attachment to your application please sign & enclose the following declarations:

I agree for my personal data included in the application documents to be processed by National Centre for Nuclear Research with its registered office in Otwock, 7 Andrzej Sołtan Street, 05-420 Otwock, for a period of 12 months from their submission, in order to carry out future recruitment processes.

Others information:
We reserve the right to contact only selected candidates & the right to inform about the decision to fill the post only to the selected candidate.

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The National Centre for Nuclear Research is awarded by “HR Excellence in Research”. Recruitment is based on OTM-R system (Open, Transparent and Merit-based recruitment practices in Research Performing Organisations).