Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (FMF) is a constitutive member of University of Ljubljana (UL) in Slovenia and is a medium sized faculty (~ 1000 students, ~ 250 employees). FMF is committed to excellence in research, undergraduate education and postgraduate training. It also plays a leading role in physics and mathematics nationally and internationally and uses its expertise to contribute to society's future through conducting a cutting-edge research and by teaching and developing the careers of the next generation of physicists and mathematicians.
ASSIGNMENT: This full-time appointment (tenure-track or tenure, depending on experience) includes research and teaching in physics at bachelor, master and postgraduate level, as well as supervising master and doctoral theses.
The selected candidate is expected to pursue original research in the field of advanced experimental high energy physics at international level. He/she will also have to take on organizational and administrative duties at department and faculty level.
We are seeking an inspired candidate with proven international scientific reputation and a wide range of skills and knowledge in the field of high energy physics. We particularly welcome the candidates with expertise in applications of high energy physics in medicine. Other required skills are the ability to compete for research funding at national and international level, to coordinate a research group, to teach at different study levels, and to initiate communication and outreach programs for the Faculty.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS FOR THE POSITION:
Doctoral degree (PhD) in Physics;
The title of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor of Physics at the University of Ljubljana, or an equivalent title at a similar internationally recognized institution. In the latter case, the contract can be signed either after the equivalence of the titles has been officially recognized, or after the guest professor title has been awarded to the candidate, or after meeting the minimal quantitative and qualitative criteria for the appointment to the required title (Criteria for Appointment to the Titles of University Teachers, Researchers and Associates at the University of Ljubljana). In the latter case, the candidate has to submit the necessary documents for the recognition of the title or the full dossier (bibliography, biography, etc.) proving that she/he meets the stated criteria for appointment to the title. A candidate has to enclose a statement that she/he agrees with the employment application to be considered also as an application for election to the title or for recognition of the title;
B2 knowledge of Slovenian according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), which is proven by a certificate. The selected candidate will have to gain it in three years from the employment starting date.
We offer financial, technical and administrative support to initiate the research and provide administrative assistance while arranging accommodation and working/residence permit. The employment is available from October 1, 2020 onwards.
Applications must include:
- Cover letter,
- CV together with a full list of publications,
- List of up to ten scientific achievements together with a short description highlighting the relevance of the achievement to the position profile,
- Two (maximum three) pages long outline of research plans within the position (research statement) for the next five years,
- Copy of the highest degrees/diploma,
- List of referees who can be contacted directly by the evaluation committee. Recommendation letters are not requested for now,
- Evidence of teaching excellence,
- Any other relevant documentation.
The applicants will be assessed by an expert evaluation committee. The candidates whose applications will be found most interesting, will be invited to the interview.
Applications should be submitted to the following address:
About University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (UL FMF)
University of Ljubljana (UL) is the oldest and with approximately 38,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students the largest higher education and scientific research institution in Slovenia. It contributes almost half of the research results of Slovenia and ranks among the top 3% of universities in the world. UL encourages interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary study, exchanges results of achievements in science and art with other universities and scientific research institutions and has close ties with the leading Slovenian companies and foreign enterprises. UL is also a member of important and numerous international university networks, for example EUTOPIA, UNICA, Utrecht Network, EUA, EU2S2, CEI, to name just a few. UL is committed to respect the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for Recruitment of Researchers. UL Strategy of Researchers? Career Development led to the EC given UL the right to use the logo 'HR Excellence in Research' in 2013. UL is committed to provide to its researchers excellent working environment and offers them trainings in generic skills for their... career development.
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (FMF) is a constitutive member of UL, and in size a medium sized faculty (~ 3% of students of the whole university). FMF is committed to the excellence in research, undergraduate education and postgraduate training. FMF is playing a leading role in physics and mathematics nationally and internationally and use our expertise to contribute to society's future through conducting cutting-edge research and by teaching and developing the careers of the next generation of physicists and mathematicians. In terms of scientific excellence, FMF contributes >30% to the university „excellence? scores when calculated in various university ranking lists. This is an indisputable signature of the highest scientific standards of the working environment. Research and development activities at FMF are carried out in the form of numerous projects funded by agencies and ministries on the national level, the European Commission agencies, other international institutions and companies. As a faculty, we are committed to providing a positive environment that supports everyone in reaching their potential.
The Medical Physics Research Program at FMF is structured around three key challenges, which also represent the following programmatic pillars: imaging, therapy, and modelling.
Imaging advances the science of quantitative imaging by developing novel technologies that will improve quantitative accuracy of molecular imaging (advanced PET detectors, advanced MRI pulse sequence and probe design, advanced kinetic modeling). Therapy advances the science of personalized medicine by employing molecular imaging techniques to develop personalized approaches to diagnosis and treatment in oncology (personalized radiotherapy, personalized therapy of advanced cancers) and neurology (personalized management of neurocognitive brain disorders). Modeling advances the science of physical modeling of complex biological systems by development of improved models of normal and diseased tissue (optical and thermal transport, tumor growth) and response to therapies.
We have assembled a unique interdisciplinary medical physics research team, that includes members from the major Slovenian university (University of Ljubljana), the major research institute (Jozef Stefan Institute), the comprehensive cancer center (Institute of Oncology) and the main tertiary hospital (University Medical Center Ljubljana).
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