The scientific institute “Baltic Studies Centre” (BSC) is looking for a PhD student or a PhD degree holder to be employed in the EU “Horizon Europe” Framework Programme's project Maximising the CO-benefits of agricultural Digitalisation through conducive digital ECoSystems (CODECS) (Grant Agreement No. 101060179). The person will be employed full time (1.0 FTE) for a period of 43 months starting no later than March 1, 2023 with a gross salary (on top of that BSC will pay employer's social contributions) of a) EUR 2350 per month (for a PhD student); b) EUR 3400 per month (for a PhD holder).Benefits
Academic environment: We offer work in a professional, vibrant, friendly and international environment and a space to pursue one's scientific ideas and ambitions.
Financial provision: The successful applicant will be employed for the period of 43 months with a gross salary (on top of that BSC will pay employer's social contributions) of a) EUR 2350 per month (for PhD student); b) 3400 per month (for PhD holder).
Researcher training: The hired person will gain support and mentoring for her/his continuous involvement in project activities. Joint work with the CODECS project partners' organisations will facilitate sharing of international research experience and interdisciplinary perspectives as well as promote networking and collaboration. The person will gain access to the knowledge pool of BSC's national and international projects and research infrastructure and will be encouraged to become integrated into BSC's international networks.
Employment conditions: The position allows for a flexible work arrangement.
The candidate must be either (i) a PhD student or (ii) a PhD holder.Selection process
Applications in English should consist of a motivation letter, a CV and a writing sample of an academic output (e.g. master or PhD thesis, journal article) should be sent by December 21, 2022 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the first stage of the selection process by email within one month after the application deadline.Additional comments
Baltic Studies Centre (BSC) is a leading private non-profit research organisation in the field of social sciences in Latvia. Since establishment in 1991 BSC has carried out over 45 research projects including 18 EU Framework Programme projects. The areas of BSC expertise include sociology, sustainable agriculture, food supply chains, innovation networks, peri-urban agriculture, community development, public policy analysis, science and technology studies. BSC undertakes action-oriented research strategies and cooperates with producers' organisations, policy makers, municipalities, SMEs, and other research and advisory organisations nationally and internationally. More information: https:// www. bscresearch.lv.Web site for additional job details
https:// www. bscresearch.lv/en/blog/research-position-in-an-eu-project-on- digit...Offer Requirements
Requirements specific for the PhD students:
The PhD student is expected to link his/her doctoral thesis with the research work in the CODECS project.Contact Information