one Postdoc Researcher`s part-time position (8 hours per week) is available within research area of...

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 01 Jul 2021

 Initially, two-year contract will be offered to the Postdoc with a potential renewal for another 1 year. Contract involves part time job with 8 working hours per week with annual gross salary in range of €4000- 4.500. The Postdoc annual gross salary will be subjected to all local taxes, social benefits and other deductions following the national regulations (https://www.fm.gov.lv/en/s/taxes/ ). Health insurance must be covered by applicant him/herself. Postdoc will undergo yearly performance assessment related to his/her research activities (criteria will include: e.g. participation in BBCE training programmes, papers published, competitive funding applications submitted and funding attracted, supervision of Bachelor and Master thesis, technology transfer activities performed).


One Postdoc position is open for applicants of all nationalities fulfilling the following eligibility requirements:

1. Doctorate degree (PhD) holder, who have not yet established a significant level of independence. This includes also the applicants who will receive their PhD degree until June 22nd, 2021.

2. Applicant should demonstrate a systematic understanding of the field of study and mastery of research associated with that field.

3. At least three high impact original research articles (minimum in two as first author).

4. Experience in implementation of scientific research projects.

5. Experience in communication with the wider community, and with society generally, about the areas of expertise.

6. Excellent/good oral and written English language skills (at minimum B2 level).


Candidates are asked to apply on-line for the above-mentioned Postdoc position.

Application must include the following:

1. CV in English (Europass format, max. 5 pages, including list of publications).

2. A copy of a valid ID document (passport or equivalent).

3. A motivation letter in English (max. 2 pages), including statement that the applicant fulfils all eligible criteria listed in the paragraph above. The statement that the applicant is eligible to apply for work permission in Latvia should be included in the motivation letter.

4. Degree transcripts (PhD).

5. Letters of recommendation (at least two).

All documents must be submitted to bbcentre@rtu.lv before July 1st, 2021 9:00 AM (CET).

For additional information please contact Assistant Professor Dr. med. Ilze Salma (ilze.salma@rsu.lv ) and visit https://bbcentre.eu

Selection procedure will be based on two steps: the first step will consist on the screening of all applications received and on the selection of a shortlist of candidates based on CV, academic transcripts, motivation and relevance with the specific research project; the second step will consist of an interview (held in person or online), then successful candidate will be recruited.

Prior to recruitment, successful applicant will be requested to produce the original copies of all certificates and documents declared. Incorrect or lacking of documentation may invalidate the recruitment procedure.


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