ITMO University Fellowships and Visiting Professorships Program in Russia 2016/17

ITMO University Fellowships and Visiting Professorships Program in Russia 2016/17

TMO University Fellowship program aims to provide outstanding researchers and scientists, who are, or have the potential to become, leaders in their chosen fields, with the opportunity to build an independent research career. Our intention is to help to develop next generation of researchers with the greatest potential in their postdoctoral and early career stages. This program is supported by the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100 Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded for a period of three years and Early Career fellowships will be available up to 3-5 years and the duration of Visiting Professorship is negotiable. Applications from candidates who already have professorial status from a recognized university and who have evidence of a strong record of current research and publications activity are particularly welcome. ITMO University Fellowship holders will be provided with a competitive salary, accommodation allowance and research expenses to the applicants. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | RussiaLevel: Fellowships are available for researchers in their postdoctoral, early career and professorial stages to undertake a research project.

Field(s): Optics and Photonics, Informational Technologies and Computer Systems, Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials and Automatic Control and Signal Processing. Interdisciplinary projects bridging the above strategic research areas of ITMO University combining Natural Sciences, Information Technologies with other disciplines; e.g. Economy and Society, Life and Health Sciences, will be given serious consideration.

Complete list of Research Labs is available here.

Deadline:  8 August 2016..

Funded By: The St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University) (supported by Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation), Russia

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):  ITMO University Fellowships are targeted for Researchers from all nationalities

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No:  Not Known

‣ Scholarship Duration: Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded for a period of three years and Early Career fellowships will be available up to 3-5 years and the duration of Visiting Professorship is negotiable.

Scholarship covers: 

  • isa expenses
  • Travel expenses (economy class) and/or relocation expenses negotiable
  • 149 000 RUB salary per month
  • Additional allowance: 596 000 RUB per year.*

* Additional allowance can be used:

  • for purchasing equipment and materials required for the prospective research;
  • business trips to major international conferences as an invited speaker (only round trips from/to St. Petersburg are acceptable);
  • publishing fees in high-ranked open access journals

Please note: the money not used in the current year cannot be transferred to the consecutive year.

Description

‣ The ITMO University Fellowships and Visiting Professorships Program aim to provide outstanding researchers and scientists, who are, or have the potential to become, leaders in their chosen fields, with the opportunity to build an independent research career.

‣ Their intention is to help to develop the next generation of researchers with the greatest potential in their postdoctoral, early career and professorial stages.

‣ This  ITMO University Fellowships program is supported by Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

‣ ITMO University has defined three career stages (Postdoctoral, Early Career and Visiting Professorship) and evidence of achievements and awards will be required for each stage.

Eligibility

 

To apply for  ITMO University Fellowships , applicants must be

‣ Only for individuals who completed a Ph.D. degree in countries outside Russia or have minimum 3 years of international experience in the world’s top universities

.‣ Without prior employment history at ITMO University

‣ Ph.D., Professors or Associate professor position at world’s leading university preferabl

‣ H-index from 10 preferable

Selection Criteria 

‣ In assessing each application, ITMO University’s selection panel will review the applicant’s track-record and publication record, take into account the views of the referees nominated by applicant and/or consult with the applicant’s current research institution in order to confirm the most appropriate career stage.

Scholarship Application Method 

Before submitting the application, please contact the chosen Research Lab or Unit to plan a collaborative Research Project. Research Lab or Unit must confirm its commitment to work with the candidate by the Letter of Support.

The Letter of Support must include:

  • objectives and expected results of the Project;
  • Project duration;
  • expected KPIs;
  • the amount of money required for its successful completion;
  • signature of the Head of the Research Lab or Unit.

Details of application procedure and application form are available here ( http://fellowship.ifmo.ru/appl_fellow/Application.htm ) .

Application and all supporting documents to be submitted exclusively in English.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

http://fellowship.ifmo.ru/contact/1/Contact.htm
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on  is 8 August  2016.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about  ITMO University Fellowships 

 

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