APPLICATION TO THE EXCHANGE RESEARCH PROGRAMME
FOR PHD STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS (October 31st, 2023)
PhD students or candidates: to qualify for this research exchange program, the candidate must have a Master degree in physics, computer science and engineering, environmental engineering or other relevant fields by the start date of the position.
Post-docs or junior researchers with PhD: to qualify for this research exchange program, the candidate must have PhD or equivalent in physics, computer science and engineering, environmental engineering or other relevant discipline by the start date of the position, or awarded no more than seven years (according to European standards) prior to the application deadline.
The exchange research program requires documented expertise in software like MATLAB, PYTHON and sound verbal and written communication skills in English.
Salary or grant will be provided according to university policy and agreement with junior researcher based on achieved results (accepted publications).
- CV (European format)
- Context of the research within the Latvian University (topic, team, project, supervisor etc.)
- Short description of the research plan
- Motivation for application (a few lines)
Please specify “TED4LAT research scheme application” as the title of your application email.
Interviews between selected applicants, their supervisor and potential advisors will take place by January 15th, 2024. The interview will start with a presentation from the candidate about their research topic, the context and their motivation.
Final decision will be communicated around January 31st, 2024.
See the call in the Ted4Lat homepage
TED4LAT is a Coordination and Support Action (CSA) proposal targeting the overarching objective of the call HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ACCESS-03-01: Twinning to reach high international standards in research and innovation in Latvia (widening country). Project No. 101079206
- Encourage institutional reforms and transformation processes of the R&I system at national and regional level in Latvia in line with ERA principles
- Mobilise national investments in R&I capacity in widening countries
- Increase participation and success rates of Latvian actors in research and innovation projects in other parts of Horizon Europe programme
- Promote the creation of new innovation ecosystems and scale up existing ones by a set of measures, which include, among other, place based and international collaboration between academia and business in widening countries
- Implement a detailed programme of research Staff-Exchange, Short-Visits, Workshops and PhD schools to foster brain circulation, including inter-sectoral mobility for researchers and innovators and turn it into brain gain for widening countries
- Develop a common strategic research agenda in the multidisciplinary area of Data Science and Dynamical System Modelling
WP1 - Project management
WP2 - Networking and communication
WP3 - Training and up-skilling
WP4 - Common research agenda and shared laboratory set-up
WP5 - Dissemination and exploitation
Riga Technical University, Liepāja University, Baltic Open Solution Centre (Latvia)
Politecnico di Torino (ITALY)
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE POUR L'AGRICULTURE, L'ALIMENTATION ET L'ENVIRONNEMENT (FRANCE)
Scientific leader of the team from Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences: Dr.sc.ing. Ginta Majore
Researchers: Sarma Cakula, Mairita Zaķe, Andris Lapāns, Ivars Majors, Andris Fjodorovs
PhD students: Krišjānis Zaķis, Roberts Volkovičs, Viesturs Bambāns
Administrative coordinator: Ieva Gintere, [email protected]
More about the project: https://www.ted4lat.eu/