Daugavpils University extension of preliminary selection of post-doctoral applications

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Daugavpils University announces preliminary selection of postdoctoral applications

Daugavpils University announces preliminary selection of post-doctoral applications for the Activity 1.1.1.2 “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” (hereinafter – the SAO Cabinet Regulations).

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The purpose of Daugavpils University (DU) competition of preliminary selection of postdoctoral applications is to select postdoctoral researchers in compliance with requirements prescribed by Paragraph 25.1 of the Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 50 of January 19, 2016, which state that preparation and implementation of research applications shall be in line with the priority research directions defined in Daugavpils University Strategy:

  • Mathematics, Physics, Nanomaterials and Material Engineering
  • Biology
  • Educational Sciences
  • Regional Studies, Literature and Art.

Type of postdoctoral application selection is an open competitive selection of postdoctoral applications. A postdoctoral researcher who, according to Paragraph 2.9 of the SAO Cabinet Regulations, is a Latvian or foreign researcher who has acquired doctorate not more than five years before the deadline for submission of research applications for postdoctoral research aid in the competition announced by the State Education Development Agency (SEDA), irrespective of age, race, gender, ethnicity, political affiliation, social status or other features, may participate in the selection procedure. The said period may be extended for a period of two years, if the person has a justified reason: a parental leave or temporary work disability.

Submission of postdoctoral applications for the preliminary selection lasts from 19.09.2016 until 07.11.2016.

The postdoctoral researcher submits the application:

– by sending it as an electronic document to zinda@du.lv;

– in person;

– by sending via regular post: Vienibas 13 Room 219, Daugavpils, LV5401, Latvia, in the period from September 19, 2016 until November 7, 2016

Documents of the preliminary selection:

Regulations of Daugavpils University on preliminary selection of postdoctoral applications

Annex I Application for the postdoctoral application selection.

Annex II Research project proposal (in English) with methodology for filling out the research project proposal.

Annex III Statement that the postdoctoral researcher has not received aid within the frame of the present Activity and in the event of the allocation of research application aid will not concurrently receive remuneration within the frame of the present Activity and within the scope of this Activity and within the scope of Activity 1.1.1.1 “Practical Research Aid” and Activity 1.1.1.3 “Innovation Grants to Students” of the Specific Aid Objective 1.1.1 “To increase the research and innovative research commissioned by an enterprise, capacity of scientific institutions of Latvia and the ability to attract external financing, investing in human resources and infrastructure” of the Priority Action “Research, Technology Development and Innovations” of the Operational Programme “Growth and Employment”.

Annex IV Statement of an enterprise or a collegial body of enterprises about the significance of the research.

Annex V Assessment criteria for the preliminary selection of postdoctoral applications.

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