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Candidates We Are Looking For

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:

Head of Department of Central Laboratories of the Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glass

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 H2020 framework programme project. The appointment is for at least two years with possible extension of the contract until 12/2023 dependent upon research progress and ability to secure additional research funding. Positions are open immediately upon completion of recruitment process and later start is negotiable. 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 Analytical Chemistry, Glass Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics or a closely allied field,
  • A strong background in methods of instrumentation and chemical analysis of materials, with special emphasis on analysis of non-metalic inorganic materials,
  • Experience with management of research projects.
  • Good command of English (at least B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference).

The position involves:

  • Management of the Department of Central Laboratories,
  • Leading a research group,
  • Management of group research facilities,
  • Development of research programme of the department, in line with the research areas of the Centre for functional and surface functionalized glass (FunGlass). For details see www.funglass.eu
  • Active searching for research funding for the research activities pursued in the department.
  • Implementation of the Set of rules for management of advanced research facilities including continuous mapping of available research facilities, development of adequate personnel capacities and leadership in operations and maintenance of research facilities.

Interested and qualified persons should submit (in English):

  • Professional CV,
  • A copy of PhD degree,
  • A list of publications and research projects,
  • A letter describing their background and experience with specific instrumental laboratory techniques (such as XRF, ICP OES, ICP MS, XRD, SEM, EBSD or other).
  • The copies of three first author recent publications,
  • The names, addresses, and e-mail addresses of at least two references,
  • 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 15. 3. 2020 Please, mark the envelope by “Funglass”.

Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Trenčín, February 4, 2020

                                                                                                           Dušan Galusek Prof., DSc,

Director of  FunGlasse  Centre

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:

 Head of the Department of Functional Glasses of the Centre for functional and surface functionalized glasses (FunGlass)

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 H2020 framework programme project. The appointment is for at least two years with possible extension of the contract until 12/2023 dependent upon research progress and quality of the scientific outputs. Positions are open immediately upon completion of recruitment process and later start is negotiable. 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, Chemical Engineering, Physics or a closely allied field,
  • A strong background in synthesis, processing, development and characterization of glasses with specific functional (optical, electric, magnetic, etc.) properties documented by published works in peer reviewed scientific journals,
  • Experience with management of research projects and management of a small research team.
  • Good command of English (spoken and written) preferably at the C level according to the Common European Framework of Reference.

The position involves:

  • Management of the Department of Functional Glasses,
  • Further building of a research group,
  • Management of Department research facilities,
  • Development of research programme of the department, in line with the research areas of the FunGlass centre. For details see www.funglass.eu
  • Active searching for research funding for the research programme pursued in the department.

Interested and qualified persons should submit (in English):

  • Professional CV,
  • A copy of PhD certificate,
  • A list of publications and managed research projects,
  • A letter describing their background and specific experience and capabilities pertaining to research of glasses with specific functional (optical, electric, magnetic, etc.) properties,
  • The copies of three recent first author publications,
  • 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 15. 3. 2020 Please, mark the envelope by “Funglass”.

Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Trenčín, February 4, 2020

                                                                                                          Dušan Galusek Prof., DSc,

Director of  FunGlasse  Centre

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 Biomaterials department 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 H2020 framework programme project. The appointment is for at least two years with possible extension of the contract until 12/2023 dependent upon research progress and quality of the scientific outputs. Positions are open immediately upon completion of recruitment process and later start is negotiable. 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:

  • PhD (doctoral degree) in Chemistry, Material Science, Biomaterials
  • Specialization: Chemistry, Inorganic non-metallic materials, Biomaterials, Organic chemistry, Microbiology
  • Experience in biomaterials, glass or polymer science especially in bioglass, including synthesis, processing, development and characterization of inorganic (glass, bioglass) materials and / or biology,
  • Experience with analysing techniques like XRD, SEM/EDX, FTIR or biological testing in simulated body fluid, in vitro testing of the materials
  • Good command of English

The position involves:

  • Fundamental and applied research in the area of biomaterials, especially bioactive glass and biopolymer processing 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 15. 3. 2020 Please, mark the envelope by “Funglass”.

Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Trenčín, February 4, 2020

                        Dušan Galusek Prof., DSc,

Director of  FunGlasse  Centre

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:

3 work positions – Postdoctoral research associate at the Glass processing department of the Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glasses

There is immediate opening for positions 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 H2020 framework programme project. The appointment is for at least two years with possible extension of the contract until 12/2023 dependent upon research progress and quality of the scientific outputs. Positions are open immediately upon completion of recruitment process and later start is negotiable. 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:

  • Applicants should have a PhD (doctoral degree) in Chemistry, Material Science and Engineering; PhD title already awarded or expected before contract of employment.
  • Specialization: Chemistry, Material Science, Materials Engineering, Inorganic non-metallic materials.
  • Experience in glass science including synthesis, processing, development and characterization of inorganic (glass) materials.
  • Previous experience with additive manufacturing technology, preparation of geopolymer-like materials and vitrification or recycling of inorganic waste are advantageous.
  • Good command of English

The position involves:

  • Fundamental and applied research in the area of glass processing 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 15. 3. 2020 Please, mark the envelope by “Funglass”.

Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Trenčín, February 4, 2020

                                                                    Dušan Galusek Prof., DSc,

                                                                    Director of  FunGlasse  Centre

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 Department of Functional Materials of the Centre for functional and surface functionalized glasses – for the following research topic:

                          “Optically active glasses and coatings for illumination, sensing and data transmission”

There is immediate opening for 1 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 H2020 framework programme project. The appointment is for at least two years with possible extension of the contract until 12/2023 dependent upon research progress and quality of the scientific outputs. Positions are open immediately upon completion of recruitment process and later start is negotiable. 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:

  • Applicants should have a PhD (doctoral degree) in Chemistry, Material Science and Engineering; PhD title already awarded or expected before contract of employment.
  • Specialization: Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic non-metallic materials,
  • Experience in glass science and ceramics, optically active glasses doped with RE/TM or other optically active ions, including glass preparation and processing, physical properties of glasses, characterization of optical properties using spectroscopic techniques (e.g. absorption, luminescence spectroscopy….)
  • Good command of English

The position involves:

  • Fundamental and applied research in the area of functional materials, 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 15. 3. 2020 Please, mark the envelope by “Funglass”.

Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Trenčín, February 4, 2020

                                                                                                          Dušan Galusek Prof., DSc,

                                                                                                          Director of  FunGlasse  Centre

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 –in the Joint Glass Centre of the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, the Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, and The Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology of the Slovak University of Technology, a research department of the Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glass, in the field of the:

 “Development of methods of tempering and strengthening of glass and determination of their mechanical properties”

There is immediate opening for 1 position of postdoctoral research associate in the newly established Centre for functional and surface functionalized glass at the Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, Slovakia, funded from structural fund CEGLASS ITMS 2014+ code:313011R453. 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, but later start is negotiable. Salary will be commensurate with experience, training, and qualifications.

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.
  • Experience in glass science including synthesis, processing, development and characterization of inorganic (glass) materials, having experience in ion exchange strengthening and chemical tempering of glass is an advantage.
  • Experience in operating advanced research facilities and analytical techniques like XRD, SEM/EDX, ,
  • Background in determination of mechanical properties of brittle materials.
  • 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 inthe 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.
  • 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 15. 3. 2020 Please, mark the envelope by “Funglass”.

Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Trenčín, February 4, 2020

                                                                                                          Dušan Galusek Prof., DSc,

                                                                                                          Director of  FunGlasse  Centre

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 Department of Coating Processes of the Centre for functional and surface functionalized glasses – for the following research topic:

  “Corrosion protection coatings for metals”

There is immediate opening for 1 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 H2020 framework programme project. The appointment is for at least two years with possible extension of the contract until 12/2023 dependent upon research progress and quality of the scientific outputs. Positions are open immediately upon completion of recruitment process and later start is negotiable. 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:

  • PhD (doctoral degree) in Material Science, Chemistry or related
  • Specialization: Sol-gel films, anti-corrosive coatings, glass-ceramic coating
  • Experience in sol-gel based system including synthesis of different kinds of materials and thin films processing such as spin coating or dip-coating.
  • Experience in analysing techniques like XRD, SEM/EDX, FTIR, Raman, Thermogravimetric analysis.
  • Experience in Electroanalytical methods, Potentiostat/Galvanostat, Voltammetry, EIS
  • Strong experience in surface analysis (XPS, AFM, ellipsometry, contact angle….)
  • Good command of English

The position involves:

  • Fundamental and applied research in the area of corrosion science and sol-gel chemistry
  • 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.
  • Good planning and organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines

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.
  • 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 15. 3. 2020 Please, mark the envelope by “Funglass”.

Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Trenčín, February 4, 2020

Dušan Galusek Prof., DSc,

Director of  FunGlasse  Centre

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 Department of Coating Processes of the Centre for functional and surface functionalized glasses –  for the following research topic:

 “High temperature coatings”

There is immediate opening for 1 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 H2020 framework programme project. The appointment is for at least two years with possible extension of the contract until 12/2023 dependent upon research progress and quality of the scientific outputs. Positions are open immediately upon completion of recruitment process and later start is negotiable. 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:

  • PhD (doctoral degree) in Material Science, Mechanical engineering or related
  • Specialization: surface engineering, especially Thermal spray methods and Physical vapour deposition methods
  • Experience in high temperature protection coatings, including development/preparation of feedstock materials, production of coatings and investigations of coating properties
  • Experience in analysing techniques like XRD, SEM/EDX, XPS, Raman spectroscopy, nanoindentation
  • Experience in hot corrosion, oxidation and thermal shock behaviour of high temperature coatings
  • Good command of English

The position involves:

  • Fundamental and applied research in the area of high temperature protection coatings
  • 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.
  • Good planning and organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines

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.
  • 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 15. 3. 2020 Please, mark the envelope by “Funglass”.

Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Trenčín, February 4, 2020

                                                                                                          Dušan Galusek Prof., DSc,

Director of  FunGlasse  Centre