Visiting professor under the KATAMARAN POlish-KAZakh International Joint Master in Environmental Engineering project,“Modern engineering in water management”

We are looking for a specialist in a field of:


Water resources monitoring and management, water resources and water quality protection, hydrology


to conduct 60 hours of lectures and classes for the second-cycle students in the period from 03 October 2022 to 27 January 2023 as part of the following subjects:


  1. Monitoring, forecasting and protection of water resources – core subject – 30 h
  2. Monitoring and assessment of surface water bodies on example of Kazakhstan – elective subject – 30h


at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, SGGW.


The main objectives of the project:


The project aims to improve the competitiveness of Kazakhstan and Poland in the field of engineering and water management education and science. In a situation of progressing climate change, graduates with knowledge of water issues in the agricultural landscape and protected areas (Poland) as well as in areas with drying reservoirs (Kazakhstan) are becoming sought-after experts all over the World. The planned activities are directed at:

  • expanding the knowledge of an integral approach to water management during the times of environmental threats and climate change,
  • sharing the experiences of both countries in the field through educating second-cycle students,
  • improving the competences of teaching staff and students.

The objectives of the project were determined on the basis of a comprehensive analysis of the situation regarding the labour market conditions, educational strategies of the Ministry, the SGGW Strategy 2020, as well as the educational needs expressed by students and the interests of the project partner.


Description of the project’s task:


Conducting classes using traditional and distance learning methods and techniques. The subject of classes conducted by visiting professors should be directly related to the research and teaching experience of the visiting professor, and with the valid study program.

In particular, the program of both subjects is required to include references to the situation of water deficit and water management methods in the event of water shortages, referring to the problems occurring in Kazakhstan. During the classes, the following issues should be taken into account:

  • Natural conditions and features of the formation of water resources
  • The system of observation and control of the state of water resources
  • Reduction of ecological functions of water bodies
  • Geo-ecological assessment of the transformation of pollutants in the river
  • Use of water resources by economic sectors
  • Consequences of irrational use of water resources
  • Water Issues. The Aral Sea Basin
  • Water management organization and its levels
  • International conventions and agreements on the use and protection of transboundary rivers
  • Information Management in the field of water use and water resources protection
  • Changes in the hydrological regime of rivers under the influence of anthropogenic factors (tasks for students)
  • Water quality criteria
  • Environmental assessment of water management activities (case for the topic)
  • Analysis of the impact of enterprises on the state of water resources
  • Transboundary problems in the context of large river basins
  • Kazakhstan’s experience in regulating the use and protection of water resources of river basins




conducting of 60 teaching classes


Skills and experience:

the title of professor or university professor


Application Details:

Deadline for submitting documentation: 26 September 2022


Documents required: resume, cover letter, declaration of citizenship status (other than Polish), certified photocopy of a document confirming holding the academic title of professor or employment as a professor at another university, the most important scientific achievements, including a list of recent publications, should be sent to the following address:

dr hab. Jarosław Chormański, prof. SGGW (jaroslaw_chormań

Duration: 01 October 2022 – 30 January 2023

PLN 348 for conducting one class, in total: PLN 20,880

Contact: dr hab. Jarosław Chormański, prof. SGGW (jaroslaw_chormań


Additional information:

We reserve the right to answer selected applications only.





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19-09-2022 11:11
Krzysztof Szwejk