Publish Date: 09.03.2018

Category: Job vacancies

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIVERSITY OF LJUBLJANA, FACULTY OF MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS, Jadranska 19, 1000 Ljubljana

1. POSITION: University teacher of Physics

(Reference number of public international job announcement: NB67062)

1. POSITION: (D019001) University teacher of Physics
- Number of available positions: 1
- Position code: D019001
- Title code: 1, 2 or 3
- Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor of Physics
- Salary scale: IX
- Status: full-time.
- Type of contract: permanent.
- Start of employment: academic year 2018/2019.

2. 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 recognised institution. In the latter case, the contract can be signed either after the equivalence of the titles has been officially recognised, 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 title (see the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenija, No 4/2017 and the Criteria for Appointment to the Titles of University Teacher, Researcher and Associate at the University of Ljubljana (Merila za volitve v nazive visokošolskih učiteljev, znanstvenih delavcev in sodelavcev Univerze v Ljubljani)  from 25th  October 2011 (including changes). In the latter case, the candidate has to submit the necessary documents for the recognition of the title (according to Article 157 of the Statutes UL) or 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.
- knowledge of Slovenian language (if the selected candidate doesn't have the knowledge of Slovenian language, she/he has to gain it in three years from the employment start date)
- rhetoric abilities,
- demonstrated teaching experience,
- a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, teach and mentor students,
- a candidate with proven international scientific reputation, with a wide range of skills and knowledge, including very good understanding of quantum optics and quantum information physics. Expertise in quantum systems (e.g., quantum memories, superconducting qubits, quantum materials or quantum sensors) is desired. Moreover, the candidate’s research should combine fundamental physics aspects and applications in quantum information and quantum communication. Other required skills are the ability to coordinate a research group, pedagogical skills for teaching and the ability to initiate communication and outreach programs for the Faculty,
- ability to coordinate a research group, to secure external (national or international - EU) funding,
- We offer financial, technical and administrative support to initiate the research. The employment is available from October 1, 2018 onwards. 

3. JOB DESCRIPTION:
- organization of all activities related to successful administration of assigned courses, following the prescribed syllabus and the state of the art in the topic area: coordination and supervision of other personnel involved with these courses (teaching assistants, technical personnel etc.),
- giving lectures, conducting seminars and other educational activities constituting assigned courses,
- preparation, supervision, administration, and grading of written and oral exams, homework, seminars, and term papers,
- direction of student research and other curricular activities, advising students in their thesis work on Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level,
- scientific research in physics, development of new concepts, theories, and methods,
- obtaining funding from competitive, national and international granting agencies,
- participating in scientific conferences and appropriate professional service activities, publish in appropriate refereed journals,
- other professional activities, related to physics research and education (nostrifications, expert opinions, reviews, etc.).

4. JOB STARTING DATE: academic year 2018/2019

5. APLICATION DEADLINE: 60 days, until 8. 5. 2018.

University of Ljubljana promotes gender equality in employment and work and especially invites female candidates.

Applications include:
• Cover letter.
• CV together with a full list of publications.
• up to ten scientific achievements, submitted together with a short introduction highlighting the relevance to the position profile.
• Two page outline of your relevant research and plans for research activity in the position (research statement).
• Copy of highest degrees/diploma.
• List of referees who can later be contacted directly by the search committee. Recommendation letters are not requested for now.
• other relevant documentation.

As an applicant you will be assessed by an expert evaluation committee and if the assessment committee finds your application interesting, you will be invited to the interview.

Employment contract can only be concluded with a candidate who qualifies for the position.

6. CONTACT PERSON:
Vidka Mužar
Tel.: 00386 1 4766 509;
e-mail: .