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Chemistry (21.04.2021)
Multimodal imaging of supramolecular logic gates in endothelial pathology models ex-vivo

Pursuant to § 7 sections 1 and 3 of Resolution No. 5/I/2020 of the Senate of the Jagiellonian University of 29 January 2020 on: the rules of recruitment for the Doctoral School of Exact and Natural Sciences at the Jagiellonian University in the academic year 2020/2021, the Director of the Doctoral School of Exact and Natural Sciences announces a competition as part of the PhD study programme in Chemistry for one doctoral student with a scholarship financed from the research project funds.
 
As part of the H2020-MSCA-ITN project „LOGIC-LAB: Molecular logic lab-on-a-vesicle for intracellular diagnostics” a committee approved by the Director will evaluate the recruitment procedures used in the research project and decide whether they meet the conditions required for regular recruitment to the PhD programme in Chemistry in the academic year 2020/21. Based on this assessment, the Chairperson of the committee will submit a protocol to the Director containing a list of candidates recommended for admission to the school within the research project. No new applications will be collected in this competition.
 
The project manager, Prof. Małgorzata Barańska offers an opportunity to complete the doctorate in the following area:
 
„Multimodal imaging of supramolecular logic gates in endothelial pathology models ex-vivo”.
 

Schedule:

  1. Opening of the competition: 4.05.2021
  2. Application submission deadline: 27.05.2021
  3. Entrance exams: 28.05 – 04.06.2021
  4. Announcement of results: 07.06.2021
  5. Enrollment: 09-11.06.2021

Detailed terms and procedures of admission

Please send your application documents to the project manager, Prof. Małgorzata Barańska at: m.baranska@uj.edu.pl
 
Requirements:
  1. ​​M.Sci (or equivalent, enabling PhD studies) in the field of chemistry, biology, pharmaceutical or related sciences; 
  2. knowledge in the application of the spectroscopic methods for measuring biological samples;
  3. experience in interdisciplinary scientific research;
  4. fluent knowledge of English in speech and writing.

Application documents

Documents required at the recruitment application stage:

  • transcript of grades: diploma supplement, or the official transcript of grades, or, if they do not yet have these documents, grade book or another document listing completed courses and grades. Information about grading scale must be included;
  • an opinion of a research fellow holding a degree or the academic degree of doctor habilitated on the possibility of supervising the doctoral student in the event of admission to the Doctoral School;
  • a reference letter written by a senior research employed at a Polish or foreign university;
  • curriculum vitae with a special emphasis on academic achievements;
  • a 35 mm × 45 mm photograph without a headgear on a light background;
  • for inspection: identity card (passport in case of foreigners);
  • the originals of all other documents provided at the application stage in the form of a scan.

In the event of the persons referred to in Article 186, section 2 of the Act,

  • two opinions confirming the high quality of their research work and the high level of advancement of such work, issued by: a research fellow holding at least the academic degree of doctor habilitated or being an employee of a foreign higher education institution or a research institution, who has significant achievements in academic issues related to the curriculum or
  • a certificate of being a beneficiary of the Diamond Grant Programme of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Any document submitted in a language other than Polish or English must be accompanied by a certified translation into Polish or English.

Documents required for entry:

  • a photocopy and the original for inspection of: a diploma or other document of graduation of a higher education institution abroad entitling the holder to undertake education in order to obtain the degree of doctor in which it was issued, recognised as equivalent to the relevant Polish master's diploma, and if, by the date of entry, the candidate does not yet hold a master's diploma document, a certificate issued by the higher education institution confirming that the candidate has passed the diploma examination, containing information on the right to take up education in order to obtain the degree of doctor in whose system the institution operates, with the grades given from the diploma examination, from the diploma thesis and on the diploma (for graduates of the second degree studies also a certificate containing these grades from the completed first degree studies);
  • a photocopy and the original for inspection: a diploma supplement;
  • for inspection: identity document (passport in case of foreigners);
  • originals of all other documents provided at the registration stage in the form of a scan.

In the event of exposure to harmful, noxious or hazardous factors, the applicant will, at the time of registration, be referred for a medical examination by an occupational medicine physician. The candidate shall be obliged to deliver, within the time limit set by the programme manager, a medical certificate confirming the absence of contraindications to take up education.

Higher education diplomas awarded abroad should:

  1. bear an apostille clause if the issuing country is covered by the Convention abolishing the requirement  legalisation for foreign public documents, done at The Hague on 5 October 1961 (Journal of Laws of 2005, No. 112, item 938) or
  2. be subjected to legalisation, in other cases.

Any document submitted in a language other than Polish or English must be accompanied by a certified translation into Polish or English.

Insurance:

Each doctoral student, including a foreigner, admitted to the doctoral school is obligatorily subject to health insurance if he/she is not covered by such insurance on other grounds (e.g. employment relationship, contract of mandate, business activity, insured as a family member under 26 years of age, as the spouse of an insured person). The health insurance contribution is paid by the Jagiellonian University and is financed from the State budget. In addition, a doctoral student receiving a doctoral scholarship is subject to compulsory retirement and disability insurance and accident insurance.

IMPORTANT:

A person admitted to the doctoral school begin education and acquire doctoral student rights upon taking the oath. The Department of Personal Affairs reports each doctoral student admitted to the School to compulsory health and social insurance at the commencement of education. Until that time foreign candidates are obliged to cover the costs of insurance for the time of travel, treatment, etc. individually.