Lead researcher (for the duration of the MoES research project)

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Position:

Lead researcher (for the duration of the MoES research project)

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The main functional responsibilities of the structural unit:

Assist the project lead in the implementation of the main objectives and activities of the project.

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Key and functional tasks 

Participates in the formation of the institution’s research plans and is directly involved in their implementation:

participates in the formation of research directions, in the organisation of work programmes and in the determination of methods and means of their execution;

co-ordinates the work of the co-executives in the areas under his supervision; 


participates in the analysis and synthesis of findings from world and domestic science in the relevant field;

participates in the scientific examination of research projects and the results of completed research and developments; 


participates in determining the scope of application of the research results and in their practical implementation;

Works independently on the preparation of research projects and applies for domestic and international grants;

participates in scholarly, qualification, scientific councils and editorial boards of scientific journals;


Provides training and professional development for scientists and participates in the training of specialists with higher education in the relevant field (lecturing, supervision of seminars, dissertations, etc.);

Conducts research and development on individual sections (stages, assignments) of a topic in accordance with approved methodologies, and engages in rationalization research;

Summarizes, analyses the results obtained and publishes them in peer-reviewed international and national scientific journals;

Participates in performing experiments, conducts observations and measurements, composes their descriptions and formulates conclusions; studies scientific and technical information;

Required qualifications:

– higher education, PhD degree;

– at least 7 years of work experience in the field of scientific research;

– experience in leading research projects that have been implemented in practice;

– Availability of papers and publications in foreign journals with an impact factor and reports at international conferences;

– Hirsch index;

– knowledge of English

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Business trips:

To be able to travel to attend conferences and to carry out project tasks in other localities

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Education:

University degree in biological sciences (biology, biotechnology, molecular biology, etc.) PhD degree in biological sciences.

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Desired professional qualifications/experience

Experience in carrying out research projects for at least 7 years. Publications in a journal listed in Scopus and/or Web of Science database.

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Professional knowledge

Strong communication skills; high ability to cooperate and work in a team and with project partners.

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Personal qualities

The candidate should have a high sense of

responsibility and self-management.

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Proficiency in languages, including state language, (list of languages)

Knowledge of English is mandatory

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Computer skills:

Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Power Point, Word)

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Deadline

Until selecting the candidate corresponding to the

 

above requirements.