Teaching and research positions on a fixed-term/permanent contract 2020-2021

Permanent position openings

BABEŞ-BOLYAI UNIVERSITY of CLUJ-NAPOCA issues an open call for filling vacant teaching and research positions published by the Ministry of Education in the Official Gazette of Romania No. 368 of 06.05.2021, Section III.

The recruitment and selection process is organised in accordance with the updated National Education Law No. 1/2011, Government Decision No. 457/2011 on the approval of the Framework methodology for filling vacant teaching and research positions in higher education as amended, Law no. 319/2003 regarding the Research and Development Staff Statute and the Competition Methodology for filling vacant teaching and research positions at Babeș-Bolyai University.
Application file (consisting of I Supporting documentation folder and II Publications folder) will be submitted to the Registrar’s office of Babeș-Bolyai University, (room P20), 1 M. Kogălniceanu Street, office hours 9 to 12, Monday through Friday, in person or via postal or courier services that offer recorded delivery within the application submission time-frame; all sections must be complete before submitting the application and all supporting documentation required for the position for which the candidate is applying must be included in the order provided by Addendum No. 5.1 - List of supporting documentation.
The candidate will fill out the standard form sheet for the folder cover in two copies and attach each on both the supporting documentation and publications folders. The required electronic documents (CV, List of publications, and Checklist, as well as up to ten articles included in the publications folder) will be submitted on CD/DVD or USB memory stick.
The complete application file is subsequently verified by the relevant office within the Rector’s office. In the event that non-compliant supporting documentation or incomplete files are submitted, candidates are contacted by the relevant office within the Rector’s office by email at the address specified in the application submission (Addendum No. 5.2) and invited to submit compliant supporting documentation to the University Registrar's office within the application deadline provided by the job openings calendar.
All information regarding the calendar and the conditions for organising the selection and recruitment process is available on the Babeş-Bolyai University website, at: https://www.ubbcluj.ro/ro/infoubb/posturi_vacante/posturi_didactice_perioada_nedeterminata, as well as on the Ministry of Education and Research dedicated website at http://jobs.edu.ro/. The academic selection process will be conducted at the faculties in compliance with the application submission closing date of the open call and the legal time-frame for the selection tests, which will be posted on the University website and on the competition website provided by the Ministry of Education.

APPLICATION FILE for teaching and research positions

EACH APPLICANT WILL SUBMIT TWO FOLDERS:
  • I SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION FOLDER
  • II PUBLICATIONS FOLDER
1.       SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION FOLDER - form
1. Application form for the recruitment and selection process, submitted within the legal application time frame, signed and dated by the applicant, including a statutory declaration confirming the integrity and validity of information submitted (in original) – Addendum 5.2 - form
2. A plan for the development of the applicant’s academic career both from a teaching standpoint, for teaching positions, and from the standpoint of scientific research activities (maximum 10 pages).
3. Curriculum vitae of applicant (in original, signed on each page). Curriculum vitae of applicant in ELECTRONIC form saved as PDF, WITHOUT SIGNATURE, which should include in the Personal details section ONLY the last name, first name of the candidate and, optionally, the email address. The candidate agrees that the printed and electronic versions of the document will contain the identical information, with the exception of personal information (address, phone, email, etc.) and signature, which will be excluded from the electronic version. The candidate’s curriculum vitae must list: a) information on education and degree or qualification obtained; b) information on professional experience and relevant jobs; c) information on the research and development projects they undertook as project director or as a member, specifying the source of funding, the amount of funding, and the main publications or patents that resulted; d) awards or other forms of scientific acknowledgement information about the candidate
4. List of publications of applicant (in original, signed on each page) List of publications of applicant in ELECTRONIC form saved as PDF, WITHOUT SIGNATURE. The candidate agrees that the printed and electronic versions of the document will contain the identical information, with the exception of signature, which will be excluded from the electronic version. The complete list of publications of the candidate will be organised as follows: I. For teaching positions a) the list of up to ten publications selected by the candidate to be the most relevant to their professional achievements, which are included in the file in digital form and can be included in the other categories of publications; b) doctoral dissertation or dissertations; c) patents and other titles of industrial property; d) books and book chapters; e) articles/studies, published in major international scientific journals; f) publications in extenso, published in the proceedings of major international conferences; g) other works and scientific contributions or, as applicable, artistic creations. II For research positions doctoral dissertation/dissertations; published books; articles/studies published in relevant international journals or in national journals recognised by CNCSIS; studies published in the proceedings of relevant international scientific events at home and abroad (with ISSN or ISBN); patents for invention; artistic creations/ sports performances; research-development-innovation projects based on a contract/ grant; other achievements.
5. Compliance criteria checklist for the position, completed and signed by the candidate (in original, signed on each page). Compliance criteria checklist for the position, in ELECTRONIC form saved as PDF, WITHOUT SIGNATURE. The candidate agrees that the printed and electronic versions of the document will contain the identical information, with the exception of signature, which will be excluded from the electronic version. Addendum No. 5.3 - Checklist for research assistant - form Addendum No. 5.4 -Checklist for teaching assistant/ scientific researcher - form Addendum No. 5.5 -Checklist for assistant professor/ lecturer/ SR III - form Addendum No. 5.6- Guidelines for creating a checklist for associate professor/ SR II and professor/ SR I - document
6. A) Diploma/documents certifying the possession of a doctoral degree are required for all teaching and research positions, with the exception of the research assistant position on a permanent contract. a certified copy of the doctoral degree certificate or, if the original doctoral diploma is not recognised in Romania, a certified copy of the certificate of recognition/equivalence; * for the position of research assistant on a permanent contract, proof of doctoral student status, certified by the institute for doctoral studies within an accredited higher education institution for postgraduate doctoral programmes by issuing a certificate (in original) confirming the doctoral student status OR a certified copy of the doctoral degree certificate or, if the original doctoral diploma is not recognised in Romania, a certified copy of the certificate of recognition/equivalence; Please contact the Qualifications Department within the Institute for Doctoral Studies to obtain the recognition certificate, 7-9 Universității Street, contact person: Aurel Todoruț The procedure is outlined on the website at https://doctorat.ubbcluj.ro/ro/recunoasterea-in-ubb-a-diplomei-de-doctor-si-a-titlului-de-doctor-in-stiinte-sau-intr-un-domeniu-profesional-obtinute-in-strainatate/   b) For the positions of teaching assistant and research assistant on a fixed-term contract: proof of doctoral student status, certified by the institute for doctoral studies within an accredited higher education institution for postgraduate doctoral programmes by issuing a certificate confirming the doctoral student status (in original).
7. Summary of the doctoral dissertation - in Romanian and in an international language, in one page or less for each language.
8. a) For all teaching positions, copies of all degrees or qualifications obtained (baccalaureate, bachelor’s, master’s/further studies degree certificate, and academic transcripts) or, if the original diplomas are not recognised in Romania, the recognition certificates or their equivalence; copies of other diplomas, degrees or qualifications obtained. Copies will be signed by the candidate as “true copy”; (The candidate will sign and write “True copy” on each page of the document copies.) b) For all research positions: copies of all degrees or qualifications obtained (baccalaureate, bachelor’s, master’s/further studies degree certificate, and academic transcripts) or, if the original diplomas are not recognised in Romania, copies of diplomas issued abroad, accompanied by the recognition certificates or their equivalence; copies of other diplomas, degrees or qualifications obtained.
9. Copy of the identity card or, if the candidate does not have one, of the passport or other identity document issued as proof of identity.
10. For research positions only: certified copy of the birth certificate.
11. a) For all teaching positions: A copy of the document certifying the name change - marriage certificate or proof of name change if the candidate has changed their name; b) For all research positions: A certified copy of the document certifying the name change - marriage certificate or proof of name change if the candidate has changed their name;
12. A statutory declaration specifying the conditions of incompatibility set forth in Law No. 1/2011 that may result following a successful selection process, or the absence of such situations of incompatibility. - Addendum No. 5.7 - form
13. a) For all teaching positions: certified copy of the employment record book or years of accumulated service in original (only for applicants who do not have an individual employment contract with Babeş-Bolyai University); b) For all research positions: certified copy of the employment record book or years of accumulated service and copy extracted from the staff general ledger. For the positions of scientific researcher 2nd degree and scientific researcher 1st degree - the years of accumulated service, issued by the institution where the candidate is currently employed, which indicates the career path - the periods and professional positions of the candidate in higher education/ scientific research/ other activities, as well as the document/ documents attesting, if applicable, the undertaking of higher education activities or research activities in the country or abroad (in original); certificates issued abroad, in original, will be submitted accompanied by a certified translated copy.
14 List of reviewers and their contact details - only for the positions of associate professor, scientific researcher 2nd degree, professor, scientific researcher 1st degree -Addendum No. 5.8 - form
15. Proof of payment of application fee. The application fee will be paid by bank transfer and the proof of payment receipt will be included in the application file. The application fee is 50 lei for applicants outside UBB, respectively 25 lei for UBB employees. Bank account: IBAN RO35 TREZ 2162 0F33 0500 XXXX , Trezoreria Cluj, SWIFT TREZROBU
16. When applying for a teaching position in a foreign language, proof of language proficiency is required (C1 level certificate in the language of teaching according to the CEFR guidelines or attestation of studies/ traineeships in that country/ language required for a cumulative period of at least nine months).
17. For all research positions: the applicant must sign a statutory declaration in a handwritten document confirming that the information in the application file pertains to their own activities and achievements, or the candidate will be held accountable for false claims, under the law (in original)
18. Only for applicants for the professor positions: copy of the habilitation qualification certificate or copy of the ministerial decision on conferring the doctoral supervisor qualification.
19. Only for SR I and SR II positions, evidence of lack of criminal record (criminal record certificate) and a medical certificate.
20 Consent to the processing of personal data - form
21 Only for positions in the faculties of theology, the blessing of the hierarchical authority of the Church governing the faculty.
22 For SR I and SR II positions only, the statement of consent to processing of personal data by MCID (in original)  - form
Only where applicable, the candidate will complete the FILE with the documents required according to the eligibility criteria of the faculty where the vacancy was listed. (see “Eligibility criteria for teaching positions in faculties” in the “REGULATION” section)
II PUBLICATIONS FOLDER- form
  Maximum of ten publications, patents, or other works by the applicant, in both printed and electronic form, that they have selected as the most relevant to their own professional accomplishments (full text, as published).
 

JOB OPENINGS CALENDAR FOR TEACHING AND RESEARCH VACANCIES IN THE SECOND SEMESTER OF THE 2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

06 May 2021 Publication of teaching and research vacancies on a permanent contract in the Official Gazette No. 368/6.05.2021, Section III
06 May 2021 - 23 June 2021 Application submission for the selection and recruitment process for teaching positions on a permanent contract
07 May 2021 Publication of teaching vacancies on a fixed-term contract on the UBB website
07 May 2021 - 23 June 2021 Application submission for the selection and recruitment process for teaching positions on a fixed-term contract
24 May 2021 Publication of research vacancies in a national newspaper
24 May 2021 - 23 June 2021 Application submission for the selection and recruitment process for research positions
14 June 2021 The selection and appeals review committees members are approved by the UBB Senate.
24 June 2021 - 25 June 2021 Recruitment and selection committees within faculties: assessment and approval of candidates who meet the eligibility criteria
28 June 2021 - 30 June 2021 The UBB Legal Office certifies that the candidates meet the legal requirements to undergo the selection process
30 June 2021 Posting the candidates’ names and compliance with the legal requirements to undergo the selection process on the job vacancies website
01 July 2021 Forwarding the candidates’ application files to the members of the selection committees
08 July 2021 - 09 July 2021 Assessing the shortlisted candidates Selection results
12 July 2021 - 14 July 2021 Submitting appeals
15 July 2021 - 16 July 2021 Reviewing appeals
19 July 2021 - 20 July 2021 Approval of the selection reports by the faculty councils Forwarding the application files to the Rector’s office
July 2021 Meeting of the Senate Human Resources Committee Meeting of the UBB Scientific Council to endorse the research vacancies selection results (Article 16 paragraph 2 of Law 319/2003)
July 2021 Approval of the selection reports by the UBB Senate

 

APPLICATION SUBMISSION PERIOD GUIDELINE FOR FACULTIES

06 May 2021 - 21 May 2021
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Faculty of Physics
  • Faculty of Biology and Geology
  • Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Faculty of Business
24 May 2021 - 07 June 2021
  • Faculty of Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Faculty of Letters
  • Faculty of History and Philosophy
  • Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
  • Faculty of Sociology and Social Work
  • Faculty of European Studies
  • Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  • Faculty of Theatre and Film
08 June 2021 - 23 June 2021
  • Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
  • Faculty of Orthodox Theology
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology - STAR UBB

Teaching and research vacancies on a fixed-term contract in the second semester of the 2020-2021 academic year

No. Faculty Department Position in the job title list Role Academic disciplines in curricula Details
1 Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics 11 Professor Theoretical Mechanics (in English)
Introduction in Computational Fluid Dynamics (in English)
details
2 Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics 56 Assistant - indefinite period Numerical Analysis (in English)
Probability and Statistics (in English)
Numerical Calculus (in English)
details
3 Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science 7 Professor Software Quality
Research Project in Software Engineering
Formal Languages and Compiler Design
details
4 Physics Condensed Matter Physics and Advanced Technologies 8 Professor FME1202 Solid State Electronics /master - in English
FME1403 Transport Phenomena in Solid /master - in English
FME1404 Nanostructures and applications/master -in English
FME3304 Research Traineeship, master - in English
Research in the field of Solid-State Physics, thin films, spintronics, information manipulation technologies.
details
5 Letters Department of Modern Applied Languages 5 Associate professor LLA2100E Modern Language for Specific Purposes and Cultural Studies (B) English
LLA2117PEF Paradigms of Translation 1 (A) English. Discourse Typology English
LLA2201E Modern Language for Specific Purposes and Cultural Studies (C) English
LLA3102E- Specialised Translation. Introduction to consecutive/simultaneous translation (B) English
LLA3118AB Communication. Communication Techniques(A). Media English
LLA3119E- Professional administrative and commercial correspondence (B) English
LLA3203E- Specialist translations. Introduction to consecutive/simultaneous translation (C) English
LLA3219E- Professional administrative and commercial correspondence (B) English
details
6 Letters Department of Foreign Languages for Specific Purposes 27 Assistant Professor (permanent position) English for Specific Purposes/ BA (practical course)
Cod LLU0011 Limba engleză 1
Cod LLU0021 Limba engleză 2
details
7 Letters Département de Langues Étrangères de Spécialité 31 Assistant universitaire (à durée indéterminée) Langue française sur objectifs spécifiques / Licence (travaux pratiques)
Cod LLU0021 Langue française I – travaux pratiques langage spécialisé
Cod LLU0022 Langue française II - travaux pratiques langage spécialisé
Cod LLU0021 – Langue française
Cod LLU0022- Langue française
Cod LLU0021 – Langue française travaux pratiques langage spécialisé
Cod LLU0022 - Langue française travaux pratiques langage spécialisé
Cod LLU0012 Langue française 1
Cod LLU0022 Langue française 2
Cod LLU0021 Langue française – travaux pratiques langage spécialisé I
Cod LLU0022 Langue française – travaux pratiques langage spécialisé II
Cod LLU0021 Langue française – travaux pratiques langage spécialisé (I)
Cod LLU0022 Langue française – travaux pratiques langage spécialisé (I)
Cod ULLU0021 Langue française
Cod ULLU00212 Langue française
details
8 Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences Journalism and Digital Media Department 4 Professor Investigative reporting (in English), Protocol and diplomacy (in Hungarian), Political Journalism (in English) details
9 Theatre and Film Film and Media 14 Associate professor Visual Culture (in English), Preproduction: Research and Screenplay (in English), Production: Documentary Film (1) (in English), Post-production: sound, editing (in English) details