The Institute for Environmental Solutions (hereinafter – IES) has announced preselection of post-doctoral applications within the Activity 220.127.116.11 "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" in accordance with Cabinet Regulations No. 50 adopted on 19 January 2016.
The objective of the activity is to develop the skills of the new scientists and to increase their scientific capacity, ensuring the possibilities for new scientists to start a career in scientific institutions and with enterprises, as well as improvement of research competences, renewal of human resources and increase in the number of qualified specialists.
Objective of the preselection of postdoctoral applications of IES is to select postdoctoral researchers in compliance with requirements defined in Paragraph 25.1 of the SAM Cabinet Regulations for preparation and implementation of research applications according to IES Strategy for 2016–2021, Human Resources Development Plan, the Research development strategy and program, and prescribing the following priority research areas:
- Ecological status of water resources;
- Sustainability of forest resources;
- Ecosystem services;
- The preservation of biodiversity;
- Environmental remote sensing.
Post-doctoral research applications can be submitted by Latvian or foreign researchers that have received their doctor’s degree no more than 5 years prior to the deadline for research proposal submission.
Procedure for post-doctoral proposal submission:
Applicants submit their proposal and the other required annexes until November 3, 2017.
Annex 1: Application for the Preselection of Post-doctoral Research Aid;
Annex 2: Research project proposal in English;
Annex 3: Post-doctoral researcher statement;
Annex 4: Statement of an enterprise or a collegial body of enterprises on the significance of the research in English;
Annex 5: Assessment criteria of the post-doctoral applications.
The IES post-doctorate pre-selection is organised in accordance with IES post-doctoral proposal pre-selection regulation for the submission of a proposal for Activity 18.104.22.168 “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”. Information about the State Education Development Agency announced call for 22.214.171.124 “Post-doctoral Research Aid” can be found at: http://www.viaa.gov.lv/lat/pecdoktoranturas_atbalsts/_izsludinatie_konkursi/
Inese Suija – Markova, managing director, tel. +371 26425688, e-mail: email@example.com
Regulation of the Institute for Environmental Solutions on preliminary selection of postdoctoral applications for submission to the State Education Development Agency (SEDA) for the research application selection round