Kaunas University of Technology is consolidating its research activities and offers postdoc grants in
the field of physical, technological, biomedical and social sciences and humanities under the EU-support
project “Postdoctoral Fellowship Implementation in Lithuania”. KTU is looking for bright, enthusiastic,
experienced and research-oriented postdoctoral researchers in Mechatronics, Microsystems, Piezomechanics,
Material Sciences, Treatment of Materials, Embedded Systems, Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering,
Biophysics, Mathematics, ICT, Process Control, NDC-nondestructive Control, Food Science, Environmental
Engineering, Smart House, E-government and interdisciplinary fields.
Requirements for an Applicant:
An applicant may be from Lithuania and abroad who have been awarded a Ph.D. degree within the
• period of 5 years (maternal and childcare leave are not taken into account).
• The postdoctoral fellowship must be appointed in any institution in the area that corresponds to the
research proposal of the postdoctoral fellow and his supervisor; the acceptance letter of the
institution is necessary;
• The selected candidate has to start the fellowship on ~ October 1 , 2010.
Description of postdoctoral fellowship:
Postdoctoral fellow works together with his/her supervisor in the leading research projects, which are
run in the selected Department. The research results should be presented at international scientific
conferences as well as published in international peer review journals.
The period of postdoctoral fellowship is from 12 up to 24 months (priority is given for 24 months)..
Annual grant is 50.000 Lt (~14.500 EUR) (taxes included).
Monthly salary is ~900 EUR.
The postdoc must go for at least 2 months internship abroad, international conferences, etc. Annual
travel budget is 4050 EUR.
How to apply:
The application (proposal submission) for the grant is made online www.postdoc.lt together with the
research supervisor. Webpage provides with application forms, guides, etc.
Research topics are published on www.ktu.lt/en and www.postdoc.lt.
The applicant may initiate postdoctoral research himself by sending research proposal and CV
indicating applicant’s research experience and results by e-mail
. The application will be
directed to a related Department and a professor the applicant might work with during the fellowship.
The proposal submission period is from 10 June 2010 and ends 10 August 2010.
Procedure of selection:
The selection will be under the decision of Science Council of Lithuania. The following criteria will
be taken into account: the importance of the research, research methodology and action plan, experience and
scientific results of the applicant and of the supervisor. The selected candidates will be informed by the end
of August 2010.
More information is available on www.postdoc.lt. Read the guide “Postdoctoral fellowships: a
handbook for prospective applicants and project managers”.
Contact person: Vaidon Kučinskien ; phone: +370-37-300048;