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Professor or Professor of the Institute Positions in Humanities at the Pilecki Institute, Poland

Professor or Professor of the Institute Positions in Humanities at the Pilecki Institute, Poland

The Pilecki Institute is granting the Professor or Professor of the Institute Positions in Humanities at the Institute of Solidarity and Valor Witold Pilecki for the academic year 2022/2023.

The educational program is available to international students who want to apply for a doctoral or academic professor position in Poland.

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The Pilecki Institute was established by the Polish Parliament on 9 November 2017. The Pilecki Institute is a Polish government institution in care of preserving the memory, documenting and researching the historical experiences of Polish citizens, and increasing awareness regarding totalitarianism in the 20th century. The Institute gathers researchers specializing in political science, sociology, history, and Jewish studies.

Why study at the Pilecki Institute? Pilecki Institute’s aim is to analyze the importance of the history of the 20th century of the Nazi and Soviet totalitarian regimes and the global consequences of their actions. The Institute is supervised by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage. The Scientific Department initiates and participates in interdisciplinary research projects devoted to totalitarianism and the history of Poland in the 20th century.

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by 04 September 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: The Pilecki Institute
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Doctoral or academic professor
  • Award: Salary
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Poland

Professor or Professor of the Institute Positions in the Field of Humanities at the Pilecki Institute, Poland


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Habilitated doctoral or academic professor in humanities offered by the university
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Documented achievements in scientific activities thematically related to the period being the subject of the Pilecki Institute’s research, in particular on the history of Poland in the 20th century, history of World War II, history of Polish-German relations, history of German and Soviet occupation in Poland, history of genocide in Poland.
  • Experience in conducting research in this field, confirmed by achievements in the form of scored scientific publications.
  • Experience in conducting research in the field of history, very good knowledge of Polish and foreign archives.
  • Predisposition to teamwork.
  • Experience in managing research teams.
  • Expression in the form of a declaration of readiness for employment at the Pilecki Institute as the primary place of work on a full-time basis; readiness to submit declarations by the Law on Higher Education and Science: a declaration on representing the field of humanities, the discipline of history and a declaration authorizing the Institute to be included among employees engaged in the scientific activity (number N) and to demonstrate the academic achievements of the employee to evaluate scientific activity.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: If you are interested in working, please send the documents in the electronic form to the e-mail address; [email protected] or contact regarding the announcement: by e-mail or by calling.
  • Supporting Documents: Submit the following documents:
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Documents confirming education and academic degrees or titles held;
  • List of scientific and organizational achievements;
  • List of publications;
  • A self-signed declaration of acceptance of the competition conditions in force at the Pilecki Institute;
  • A self-signed declaration of consent to the processing of personal data by the Pilecki Institute, with the following content constituting an attachment to the announcement.
  • A self-signed declaration that in the event of winning the Competition, the Pilecki Institute will be the primary (first) place of work and a declaration of readiness to submit the declarations referred to in point 10 of the basic requirements of the advertisement.
  • Proven knowledge of foreign languages.
  • Documented participation or co-authorship of research projects financed from external sources.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have the academic degree of a habilitated doctor or the academic title of professor.
  • Language Requirement:  The applicants must have a very good command of the spoken and written German language or a foreign language must be translated into Polish.


The Pilecki Institute will provide the salary and primary place of work on full-time employment for the academic year 2022/2023.

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