Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Kosice


The Rector of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice announces a call for application for postdoctoral research positions at P. J. Šafárik University in Košice

► General Criteria for PostDoc Position
► How to apply
► What we offer
► Open Postdoctoral Positions
   • Sciences
   • Social Sciences and Humanities
► Living in Košice

► General Criteria for PostDoc Position

  • PhD or its equivalent reached within the last 5 years (the period is calculated from September 30, 2021 and it does not include maternity and parental leave, civilian military service, military service and other objective obstacles to the professional practice),
  • Minimum requirements set out in the call must be met

The application deadline: August 27, 2021

Selection procedure: The candidates will be selected by a committee appointed by the Rector of the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, based on the assessment of the materials submitted by the candidates.

Expected fellowship start: October 2021

Contact person:
PhDr. Zuzana Szattlerová,, +421 55 234 1129

► How to apply

A candidate should submit the following materials via e-mail to the contact person:

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Application Form,
  • Concise Curriculum Vitae (max. 5 pages in total),
  • List of principal publications (with ORCID ID or ResearcherID or Scopus Author ID); in case the publications are not registered in the professional databases, please provide relevant bibliographic information,
  • Academic records (PhD degree certificate, issued by the degree-granting University and bearing the official seal/s and signatures, to be submitted in the original language accompanied by an official English translation of each document),
  • An overview of participation in scientific research projects and completed study stays abroad,
  • Two recommendation letters (including one from the applicant’s doctoral supervisor),
  • A letter of acceptance from the host professor,
  • Research proposal and time plan (max. 5 pages in total including all references/figures/tables), including information on expected number of publications with co-affiliation with Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice in international peer reviewed journals,
  • Endorsement of previous practice,
  • Criminal record (only accepted applicants).

► What we offer

  • A 2 year contract with a possibility of extending up to 12 months,
  • € 1200 – 2000 (brutto) monthly salary,
  • Medical health insurance coverage is provided for the duration of the fellowship,
  • All research costs will be supported by the research group´s budget,
  • Support for participation in Meetings and Courses is generally provided by the Group Leader

► Living in Košice


Last update: 12.05.2021