An open call for a Postdoctoral position in the Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences in Sopot, Poland

Deadline for application: 30 September 2017.

This is an open competition Call and its results will be announced by 30 October 2017.

We invite outstanding young scientists interested in cooperating with researchers from the Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences in the area of marine physics, marine chemistry, and marine ecology. The research will be conducted within the activities of the Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAN;


The Grantee is expected to conduct research within a research team he or she will join. There will be opportunities to teach at the postgraduate level. Particular duties include:
• Experimental characterization of climate-relevant issues.
• Application of state-of-the-art measurement methods.
• Theoretical interpretation of the experimental findings. • Collaboration within the group and external project partners.

Qualification Requirements

In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills. The assessment of research skills will focus primarily on merits within the subject area of the position. A general assessment criterion is the ability to work with other people, as well as other general abilities required to perform one’s duties.


Candidates, maximum of 5 years after earning Ph.D., are invited to send their applications by email, including a statement of research activities, a cover letter, a CV, as well as name and address of two referees who could provide a recommendation. Proficiency in English and good writing skills are a prerequisite.

A candidate should have a documented running collaboration or/and a project planned with a scientist/scientists from the Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences.

Visit completion

The visit should be completed with a written report, in which the grant recipient clearly states the accomplishments resulting from the stay in the IO PAN (preferably publication draft or application for a research grant).

Terms of Employment

This is a 3 to 6 month grant and it must be completed by the end of June 2018. We offer European level salaries. The IO PAN strives to be a work place that is free from discrimination and with equal opportunities. In 2016, the IO PAN had received the HR Excellence in Research award.

For further information applicants may contact the following persons:
Assoc. prof. Tymon Zielinski; Email:; Marine physics, climate issues.
Assoc. Prof. Monika Kedra; Email:; Marine ecology, climate issues.
Dr. Karol Kulinski; Email:; Marine chemistry, climate issues.

Applications should be submitted by email to Dr Joanna Potrykus at