Post-doctoral Research Aid Programme

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    Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre
    Natural sciences
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)

The Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre is searching for new scientists interested in submitting application in the programme “PostDoc Latvia”

Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre (BMC) is the leading scientific institute in molecular biology and biomedicine in Latvia. Since its establishment in 1993 it has evolved into a powerful scientific centre performing basic as well as applied research in five major directions: human genetics and disease mechanisms, cancer research, biotechnology and structural biology, molecular microbiology and virology, molecular pharmacology and drug targets

The purpose of the programme “PostDoc Latvia” - to develop the skills of new scientists and to increase the scientific capacity, ensuring the possibilities for new scientists to start a career in scientific institutions and with enterprises, as well as improvement of research competencies, renewal of human resources and increase in the number of qualified specialists.

One grant is up to 133 806 euros and 36 months, but not longer than November 30, 2023, to perform research in Latvia, including:

  • full time employment contract with salary 2 731 euros per month including all taxes;

  • other research expenses, such as costs of materials, protection of technology rights, external services, data processing, training and networking measures, set at 800 euros per month;

  • administrative costs set at 185,83 euros per month.

The target group of the programme is postdoctoral researchers – Latvian or foreign researchers who have acquired doctorate not more than 10 years before the deadline for submitting the research application.


More information you can get from contact person in Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre Marina Zaharova marina.zaharova@biomed.lu.lv



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