Recruitment 2024

Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences offers the following PhD projects to doctoral schools in the academic year 2024/2025:


Interdisciplinary Doctoral School of Agricultural Sciences (ISDNR)


1. Doctoral supervisor: prof. dr hab. Artur Zdunek

PhD topic: 3D printing of biomaterials inspired by plant cell wall (Opus 25)


2. Doctoral supervisor: dr hab inż. Justyna Cybulska, prof. IA PAN

PhD topic: Studies on the conformation and rheological properties of pectins depending on the postharvest maturity of the plant source (Opus 26)


Documents to download:

  1. Recruitment Rules
  2. Annex 1 – Required Documents
  3. Annex 2 – Application Form Template
  4. Annex 3 – Consent to the processing of personal data
  5. Annex 8 – Personal questionnaire

Schedule and method of submitting applications

3 recruitment dates:

  • June 24 – July 5
  • September 2 – September 13
  • September 18 – September 27.

1st date

  • Deadline for submitting applications: June 28th, 2024 at 23:59 (Eastern European Time)
  • Application method: via application form
  • Interview dates: 1-5/07/2024
  • Position opening date: October, 2024

Application form

The Institute reserves the right to invite selected candidates to the next stage of the recruitment proces.


Doctoral School of Quantitative and Natural Sciences


1. Doctoral supervisor: prof. dr hab. Andrzej Bieganowski

Assistant supervisor: dr inż. Michał Beczek

PhD topic: Splash phenomenon as a mechanism of transportation of soil bacteria
(Opus 23).


2. Doctoral supervisor: dr hab. Krzystof Lamorski, prof. IA PAN

PhD topic: The influence of the soil macroporosity on soil gas emission – modelling and experimental investigations


3. Doctoral supervisor: dr hab. Katarzyna Szewczuk-Karpisz, prof. IA PAN

Assistant supervisor: dr Agnieszka Tomczyk

PhD topic: Ammonia modification and its impact on the properties of biochar from agricultural waste in the context of soil remediatio


Schedule and method of submitting applications

  • Opening of the Online Application System (OAS) for the Candidates: 23.06.2024
  • Last day of the registration through OAS and acceptance of the Candidates’ documents at the Doctoral School’s Office ul. Weteranów 18, 20-038 Lublin. The Doctoral Schools’ Office must receive the documents sent by the post office no later than 23.08.2024 (documents submitted in person are accepted from Mon until Thu during office hours).
  • The meeting of the Recruitment Committee to organize the recruitment process: 29.08.2024
  • Interviews with the Candidates: 02.09.2024
  • The Recruitment Committee meets to prepare a summary protocol, the attachment of which is the ranking list of Candidates in the recruitment procedure, together with a recommendation or refusal to recommend
    a given Candidate for admission to the doctoral school: 12.09.2024

Recruitment rules

Additional requirements for foreign candidates

Doctoral School of Quantitive and Natural Sciences – Recruitment 2024/2025