Postdoc Fellow 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

Postdoctoral Fellow position in the Division of Experimental Physics, Laboratory for Ion Beam Interactions, for full-time (40 hours/week) research work on applications of ion beams for ion beam analysis and material modification studies related to experiments/projects approved by the CERIC-ERIC consortium, for the period of 2 years, with the possibility for extension for other 2 years, subject to positive evaluation of work during the first period. The position is associated with special working conditions (ionizing radiation, category B) and medical examination is necessary prior to contracting. PhD in natural sciences related to physics is required. The candidates with the experience in the work with electrostatic accelerators, research on ion beam – materials interactions and applications of nuclear methods for material characterization will have advantage.

Work Location

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

Eligibility Criteria

Prerequisites for Appointment to a Postdoctoral 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. Applications should include: resume, evidence of the required academic degree, e-mail of at least one person to provide recommendation and other evidence that the conditions and additional criteria are fulfilled.

Appointment to a Postdoctoral Fellow position is for a temporary period of 24 months with probation period of 6 months; and with the possibility for extension for other 2 years, subject to positive evaluation of work during the first period.

Application Deadline

28 February, 2020, 23hrs CET

Qualifications and other Requirements

  • PhD in Physics or equivalent
  • Good level of English

Advantage will be given to candidates with the experience in the work with electrostatic accelerators, research on ion beam – materials interactions and applications of nuclear methods for material characterization

Additional comments

An application for a hiring competition for a Postdoctoral Fellow, together with the aforementioned required items and the title of the Postdoctoral Fellow 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 to the following address: Ruđer Bošković Institute, Uprava, Bijenička cesta 54, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia and should be marked „Za Natječaj – Contest point 1”. 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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