Dean of the School of Science (m/f)

Date of publication: 19. 12. 2023
Jobs external

University of Nova Gorica announces an open position for the Dean of the School of Science.

Deadline for applications: 29. 2. 2024

The candidates are expected to:

  • have a PhD degree in a field relevant to the School’s activities,
  • have at least 5 years of working experience after obtaining the PhD,
  • hold a habilitation of least assistant professor or fulfill necessary conditions to obtain it,
  • be eligible to lead research projects funded by the Slovenian Research Agency,
  • have leadership experience of research groups,
  • be proficient in English and Slovenian.

School of Science, supported by five research laboratories and centers of the University of Nova Gorica , provides research oriented programs »Bachelor in Physics and Astrophysics«, »Master in Physics and Astrophysics« and »Master in Materials Science«. We actively promote student creativity, originality and versatility; we consider the studies to be the competitive edge that may help our graduates in their professional careers. Our advantages are individual approach to students, international research experience, and a young, dynamic academic team.

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced candidate, who is expected to further expand the activities of the School of Science in line with the development strategy of the University of Nova Gorica in lively, international, research oriented environment.

Please submit:

  • curriculum vitae,
  • copy of the PhD degree and other relevant documents,
  • list of publications,
  • a cover letter, describing research experience and interests,
  • vision of the future development of the School of Science.

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 address, until 29. 2. 2024.

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

Contact person for further information: Tea Stibilj Nemec; +386 5 620 85 22 or email



Tea Stibilj Nemec
phone: + 365 5 6205 822

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