1. Following Article 176 of the Jagiellonian University Statute, the contest procedure is launched by the Dean or the Head of a non-faculty unit.
2. The contest is carried out by an appropriate faculty search committee, or a search committee set up by the council of a non-faculty unit.
3. The search committee may ask an outside reviewer representing the same or related academic discipline to evaluate the candidate’s academic, teaching and organizational skills.
4. Upon the completion of evaluation, the search committee presents the results to the Dean or the Head of a non-faculty unit.
5. If none of the candidates receives the search committee’s positive evaluation, the committee asks for the termination of the contest. The Dean or the Head of a non-faculty unit informs the council of a relevant university unit about the evaluation results and passes the committee’s conclusions to the Rector.
6. The Dean or the Head of a non-faculty unit asks the council of a relevant unit to express their opinion on employing as an academic instructor the candidate selected by the search committee and presents the justification of the choice.
7. Upon receiving a positive opinion on the selected candidate formed by the council of a relevant university unit the Dean or the head of a non-faculty unit submits the employment proposal to the Rector. If the decision of the relevant council is negative, the Dean or the Head of a non-faculty unit may submit the employment proposal to the Rector or to terminate the contest.
On the strength of Article 119 of the law on higher education and science, the information on the contest and its result is published, along with its justification, in the Public Information Bulletin (BIP of the Jagiellonian University and the Ministry of Education and Science not later than respectively 30 days before the contest and after it.
Below there is a list of sample contest applications to be downloaded.
Following the Rector’s agreement, the contest may included additional criteria, which, however, cannot relate to the possession or the obligation to acquire the title of a doctor, a habilitated doctor or a full professorship.