PhD Doctoral position – Division of Experimental Physics – Laboratory for Ion Beam Interactions at RBI

The Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium, CERIC–ERIC, is a multidisciplinary Research Infrastructure open for basic and applied research in all fields of Materials, Biomaterials and Nanotechnology. CERIC has been built by integrating leading national research facilities based in 8 countries (Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania and Slovenia) into a unique European entity supporting the production of basic knowledge and technology transfer, and promoting the mobility of researchers in an international multicultural scientific environment.

Position description

Doctoral student full-time (40 hours / week) position in the Division of Experimental Physics, Laboratory for Ion Beam Interactions at the Croatian CERIC Representing Entity, the Rudjer Bošković Institute, for research work on the development of ion beam methods based on the use of ion beams from accelerators related to experiments/projects approved by the CERIC-ERIC consortium, for the period of 5 years. Enrolment to PhD studies in physics is obligatory. The position is associated with special working conditions (ionizing radiation, category B) and medical examination is necessary prior to contracting.

Work Location

Rudjer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka 54 – 10000, Zagreb – Croatia

Eligibility Criteria

Prerequisites for Appointment to Assistant Position: In addition to the general conditions for employment, applicants must meet the requirements stipulated in Article 43 in the Scientific Activity and Higher Education Act and the following additional criteria: The candidate should be able to demonstrate recognized excellence in study and research through, for example, relevant awards and specific achievements as well as participation in scientific research, co-authorship of scientific papers, and presentation at scientific meetings.

Applications should include: resume, appropriate diploma or certificate of completion of the study, a transcript of passed courses and GPA, e-mail contact of at least one person for a recommendation, and other evidence that the conditions and additional criteria are fulfilled.

Appointment to an Assistant position is for a temporary period of 5 years, probation period is 6 months. Doctoral students are required to enroll in doctoral studies.

Application Deadline

28 February, 2020, 23hrs CET

Additional comments

Applications for Assistant positions, together with the aforementioned required items and the specification of the position for which the applicant is applying, must be submitted within a period of 30 days from the date of the announcement of the competition in Narodne novine [The Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia] to the following address: Ruder Boskovic Institute, Human Resource Department [Administration], Bijenicka cesta 54, 10000 Zagreb, and should be marked “Za natjecaj- Contest point 2 – Doctoral Student ” [Hiring Competition].

In accordance with Article 13 of the Gender Equality Act, persons of both sexes may compete in hiring competitions.

Selected candidates who achieved their higher qualifications outside Croatia will be required to obtain the Ruling on the Recognition of Foreign Higher Educational Qualifications issued by the Agency for Science and Higher Education before the signing of the employment contract. Find more info here.

Late applications and applications without proof that the required prerequisites have been met will not be considered. The advertisement in Croatian can be viewed here.

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