Head of the Center for astrophysics and cosmology (m/f)

Date of publication: 11. 12. 2023
Jobs external

The University of Nova Gorica has a vacancy for the position of Head of the Center for astrophysics and cosmology.

Deadline for applications: 12. 1. 2024

Center for Astrophysics and Cosmology at the University of Nova Gorica is situated in Ajdovščina, located in the central part of the wine producing Vipava valley. The research of the group is focused on astro-particle physics, high-energy and multi-messenger astrophysics.

We are seeking a new colleague motivated by the challenge of forming and leading their own research group. We can offer a dynamic research environment with a focus on involvement in international research.

The head of the center will also have the opportunity to teach students at all three Bologna study levels on faculties of University of Nova Gorica.

To be considered for the position, you should:

  • have a PhD from the relevant field,
  • fulfill criteria for a leader of research projects,
  • have team-leadership capabilities,
  • have at least five years of research experience,
  • have command of Slovene and English language at C1 level.

You must attach the following to your application:

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Education certificates,
  • List of publications,
  • Motivation letter with a short summary of research interests.

Shortlisted candidates will also be asked to submit details of their vision for the center. The selected candidate will be offered a full-time position for an initial period of four years, which may be extended.

Applications are accepted electronically at the email addresse: careers@ung.si, until 12. 1. 2024.

The application should be sent as a single attachment to the email in PDF format.



Tea Stibilj Nemec
phone: + 365 5 6205 822
e-mail: careers@ung.si

Nina Cotič
phone: +365 5 6205 817
e-mail : careers@ung.si