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Open Call for Post-Doctoral Research Applications at Riga Technical University

29 September 2017

Riga Technical University has launched the 2nd call for Post-Doctoral Research Applications within the Activity «Post-doctoral Research Aid» of the Specific Aid Objective 1.1.1 «To increase the research and innovative capacity of scientific institutions of Latvia and the ability to attract external financing, investing in human resources and infrastructure» of the Operational Programme «Growth and Employment».

The aim is to attract post-doctoral researchers that would contribute to development of excellent research at RTU in accordance with the strategic goals of the university. The Post-Doctoral Research Aid provides an opportunity for young researchers to develop their skills and increase their scientific capacity as well as start a career in a scientific institution.

Eligibility criteria:

  • A PhD acquired after 15 December 2012;
  • A research project proposal contributing to achievement of the Smart Specialization Strategy of Latvia;
  • A research project proposal complying with the priority research areas of RTU:
    • Energy and Environment;
    • City and Development;
    • Information and Communication;
    • Transport;
    • Materials, Processes and Technologies;
    • Safety and Security.

Type of research: fundamental or industrial

Maximum funding: 133 806 EUR per project with a maximum salary of 2731 EUR per month (including taxes) and maximum unit costs of 800 EUR per month

Maximum duration: 36 months

Application deadline: 29 September 2017 (16:00 UTC +2)

The selection of Post-Doctoral Research Applications at Riga Technical University is the first stage of preparation of the Post-Doctoral Applications for submission to the State Education Development Agency of the Republic of Latvia.

More information about the Open Call at RTU:

Follow the information about the Post-Doctoral Research Aid Programme:

Best regards,

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