Providing attractive work environment for Lodz University of Technology researchers is one of the tenets of the University’s mission which is realized by conducting research and development projects and by education and development of researchers in accordance with the principles of scientific and creative freedom and in adherence to academic values.
The University's employees constitute its greatest asset, build its strength and its standing in the academic community.
Highly qualified human resources for science and research sector are the basis for the continual development of science and technological progress, whereas ensuring that scholars are provided with comfortable and sound work conditions is conducive to the achievement of those objectives.
Ideas, research concepts or any creative action can only be performed with the active participation of the human being; therefore, each employee is important in the structure of the organization as each enriches the organization with their particular knowledge and experience.
Lodz University of Technology provides its research staff with suitable environment for the creation, transmission, exchange and dissemination of knowledge and fosters development of its researchers' careers. The University governors, having regard for contemporary challenges, appreciate the necessity of providing an environment conducive to scientific research. Building strong research teams and conducting research of the highest standard in the University’s capacity and in adherence to the best global standards is one of the primary goals determining the strategic direction of the University’s development also in the areas of supporting the implementation and dissemination of research results.
Given the above and with a view to ensuring further dynamic development, Lodz University of Technology undertakes strategic actions arising from the implementation of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers in the following areas:
Implementation of best practices in the recruitment and ensuring the competence and high quality of administrative staff is supposed to promote and facilitate the process of employment of the most competent researchers by Lodz University of Technology as well as – creating employment opportunities for competent and ambitious staff while keeping in line with the principles of equal opportunity, recognition of qualifications, non-discrimination and openness, efficiency and transparency of the entire recruitment process.
Lodz University of Technology encourages various forms of mobility (geographic, internal and external, intersectoral –including among industries as well as between private and public sectors) and emphasizes the importance of mobility and its contribution to the University’s development as a vital tool of acquiring, extending and exchange of scientific knowledge of its employees –researchers and their professional development at each stage of the researcher's professional career. The university is open to new solutions and strives to disseminate good practices among the research and administrative staff.
The University continually endeavours to popularize research results by undertaking numerous and varied actions conducive to coherent and deliberate implementation of specific directions and objectives. TUL is open to new means of communication and content communication techniques and systematically strengthens its efforts to disseminate knowledge and research results. Lodz University of Technology is a university accessible to all and strives to popularize both the results of scientific research and organized events as widely as possible.
Lodz University of Technology, aiming for the development of the competences and skills of its research staff, supports young researchers in planning their careers simultaneously raising their awareness as to the advantages and disadvantages of the chosen career path and of the importance of such decisions. Also, it offers counseling activities in the field of obtaining external financing. The university emphasizes the benefits of individual and team work and takes actions to encourage researchers to effectively use their potential.
As crucial activities in the process of development of knowledge-based economy, commercialization and technology transfer are carried out at Lodz University of Technology through active cooperation with industry and other sectors of the economy. The University, being aware of the benefits of cooperation with the economy in ensuring technological progress and improvement of the society's quality of life, supports researchers in learning skills and practical knowledge in the area of knowledge transfer and commercialization. Trainings for scholars also provide a platform for experience and good practice exchange and an opportunity to get to know the academic community as regards the search for sources of long-term competitive leverage and enhancement of the University’s capacity for growth. TUL is open to cooperation with the industry and strives to enable researchers to present research results and establish cooperation with various sectors of the economy.