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2013 06 10  The Fifth Call for Proposals for Postdoctoral Internships in Lithuania

Research council of Lithuania is announcing the fifth call to submit applications for project „Implementation of Postdoctoral internships in Lithuania“ by the Means of promoting scientists‘ and other researchers‘ mobility and students‘ scientific reports(VP1-3.1-ŠMM-01), which is financed within the program „Development of Human Resources“ by Structural funds of European Union. Application submission deadline 28th of June, 2013 at 16:00.


Potential applicants

Potential applicants must have doctorate, received in Lithuanian or foreign scientific and educational institution, and the doctorate must be received over the past 3 years. Applicants must submit their applications together with the scientific leader of postdoctoral internship.

Procedures for submission

In order to participate submit the application, which include:

  1. A part;
  2. B part;
  3. Cost of the project
  4. Reference from hosting institution;
  5. PhD thesis.

Application is submitted electronically by completing the questionnaire in electronic system in https://www.postdoc.lt until the 28th of June, 2013, 16:00. You are not required to present a printed copy to the council.

The reference from hosting institution, signed by the head of institution, must be prepared by the Council‘s approved form in PDF format and submitted to the Council by an electronic system.

PhD thesis must be submitted to the Council by an electronic system in PDF format.

Provisions of the preparation of applications

  1. Duration of project: start – no earlier than the 2st of September, 2013, end - no later than the 31th of May, 2015.
  2. Estimated value of the project – no more than 150 931 Lt.
  3. During whole project‘s period for the salary of scientific fellow no more than 85 738 Lt can be assigned,
  4. During whole project‘s period for the scientific leader no more than 7 333 Lt, can be assigned.
  5. During whole project‘s period for scientific trips of scientific fellow no more than 42 000 Lt can be assigned.
  6. During whole project‘s period for the Hosting institution no more than 15 860 Lt can be assigned.
  7. Scientific and educational institution or a high-tech company can become the Hosting institution.
  8. Scientific fellow must work in the Hosting institution in the position of Scientific fellow no 40 hours a week during whole period of the project.
  9. Fellow can submit only one application with chosen scientific leader.
  10. Scientific leader can submit only one calling application with chosen scientific fellow.
  11. Planning to purchase long-term property, equipment or to carry out repairs for the funds of project is prohibited, but long-term property or equipment can be leased out.
  12. Scientific fellow must publish an article, entered in the list of major journals of Institute WEB of Science (natural, technological, agricultural sciences); two publications, one of them reviewed in foreign countries, or prepare a scientific study or a monograph (humanitarian, social sciences) during the period of fellowship.
  13. Scientific fellow must get an internship in foreign science centre for no less than one month during the period of postdoctoral internship. It is requested that internships in foreign science centres would be four months. Priority in the competition is provided for participants, who planned longer internships in foreign science centres.
  14. Internships in foreign science centres can be divided to parts, though one an internship must last no less than 15 days.
  15. Internships planned and particular results expected must be indicated in the part “B Quality of internship“ of an application.
  16. In case of winning a competition, the travel expenses of arrival to Lithuania and leaving after the internship for foreign citizens are refunded. Money for a rent is paid during the period of postdoctoral internship.

Additional information

Documents related with project are published in website https://www.postdoc.lt/ eng/documents.

For further information please contact head of the project dr. Julija Sabataitytė phone no. (8 5) 2619068, e-mail julija.sabataityte@lmt.lt, manager of the project Lina Bauziene phone no. 8 614 60810, e-mail info@postdoc.lt, for technical support for database - admin@postdoc.lt (work hours: I–IV 8.00–17.00, V 8.00–15.45, lunch break 12.00–13.00).



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