Assistant Professor

SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities

24 May 2023
Job Information

SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Field
Communication sciences
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
Application Deadline
18 Jun 2023 – 23:59 (Europe/Warsaw)
Type of Contract
Job Status
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

The SWPS University of Humanities and Social Sciences is a non-public university conducting research and offering practical and academic studies in Warsaw, Wrocław, Sopot, Poznań and Katowice. The University’s teaching offer includes courses in social sciences, humanities, but also design and graphics.

The University is one of the most active research centres in Poland, and its employees have a practical influence on the development of many scientific disciplines. The results of their research are used in various areas of the economy and social life. The University has over a dozen research units conducting interdisciplinary projects.

The team of the SWPS University consists of over 800 staff members – academics and employees of the business and organisation department. The university is an attractive place for professional development, it provides a system of attractive employee benefits. We create a diverse and cooperative environment of professionals who value working for the benefit of students, creating knowledge and its practical use. The employees and co-workers of the University are outstanding scientists, successful practitioners, artists and representatives of the media world.

The Dean of the Faculty of  Humanities  in Warsaw of SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities announces a competition for the position:

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Humanities in Warsaw

Department of Cultural and Media Studies

as part of the research and teaching staff

Teaching hours: 240h


  • Conducting scientific research, publishing research results, grant applications;
  • Teaching activities; 
  • Organizational involvement in teaching and research; 
  • Professional development;
  • Active contribution to the development of the scientific environment of social communication and media at the SWPS University.


Research Field
Communication sciences
Education Level
PhD or equivalent



  • Academic degree of doctor in the field of Social Sciences, in the discipline of Social Communication and Media Science or related disciplines and the field of Humanities and the disciplines: Cultural and Religious Sciences and Linguistics in the case of documented research and teaching activities in the discipline of Social Communication and Media Sciences; (obtained no later that September 30,2023);  
  • Teaching experience and scientific achievements in the field of Social Communication and Media;
  • Documented scientific achievements;
  • A scientific achievement record certified by publications in peer-reviewed journals (also internationals) with an impact factor, in the case of publications from the last 5 years – certified with an active link to the open access publication or a pdf file attached to the documentation (in the case of book publications – pdf of the editorial page and table of contents);
  • Expertise in media communication;
  • At least three years of teaching experience at a higher education institution;
  • Experience in developing teaching materials and creating new educational programs;
  • Experience in conducting scientific research in the field of Social Communication and Media;
  • Active participation in national and international scientific conferences (experience in organising scientific conferences preferred); 
  • Experience in popularising and commercialising scientific research results;
  • Experience in organizing the teaching process (including implementing new educational programs);
  • Experience in applying scientific knowledge in social or business practice; 
  • Experience in supporting students in developing their entrepreneurship skills;
  • Availability to conduct classes also on weekends;
  • Fluent in English and Polish (C2);
  • Very good computer skills and willingness to learn new applications; 
  • Declaration of employment at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities as the primary place of work.





Research Field
Communication sciences

Additional Information

We offer:

  • Employment based on an employment contract;
  • Opportunities for professional development, including the development of teaching skills and support from an academic advisor;
  • Bonuses for publications; 
  • Focus on scientific development through support from the Department of Scientific Research and Projects in obtaining and implementing grants; 
  • Support for commercialization of research projects and facilitation of collaboration with external companies and investors through the Knowledge Transfer Center and SWPS Innovations; 
  • Flexible career development paths and freedom to act – the possibility of implementing original ideas, innovative solutions and creating one’s own research teams; 
  • Laboratories equipped with specialized equipment and software, as well as research centers operating at the intersection of social sciences and new technologies;
  •  Discounts on master’s and postgraduate studies for the employee and their family; 
  • Discounts on language courses; 
  • Subsidies for private medical care for the employee and favorable packages for their family; 
  • Subsidies for Multisport and MultiBenefit packages; 
  • The possibility of joining group insurance on preferential terms;
  • The opportunity to work and develop in an interdisciplinary and friendly academic environment;
  • Contribution to the institutional culture that values openness, courage and responsibility.

Eligibility criteria

 Formal criteria:

  • Scientific achievements – 50% of the assessment
  • Teaching achievements – 30 % of the assessment
  • Organisational and practical achievements – 20% of the assessment

Selection process


Required documents:

  • CV with a list of scientific, teaching and organisational achievements (with direct reference to the above mentioned eligibility criteria), as well as a description of other professional experience and interests.
  • A plan for further scientific development (habilitation) along with a schedule of activities; 
  • A copy of documents certifying the obtained doctoral degree or a statement regarding the planned date of obtaining it..


Please apply electronically via the recruitment form…


Application deadline: June 18, 2023

Competition results announced: July 10, 2023

Date of commencement of work: October 2023


Additional comments

Competition Committee:

  • Associate Professor Marcin Jacoby  – Chair of the Committee;
  • Associate Professor Mikołaj Cześnik – Member of the Committee
  • Professor Igor Borkowski – Member of the Committee
  • Associate Professor Mirosław Filiciak  – Member of the Committee
  • Monika Weychert PhD – Member of the Committee
  • Angelika Szczuka – Member of HR staff;
  • Anna Zając – Committee Secretary


The competition is the first stage of the recruitment process for the position of the academic teacher specified in the Competition Regulations (LINK TO THE REGULATIONS) , and its positive outcome is the basis for further proceedings.

The Competition Committee reserves the right to contact only selected candidates. 

For any additional information please send an email to: [email protected]




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Chodakowska, 19/31
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