The Researchers' Career – How to begin

​​​​​​If you already have a diploma which allows you to enter a Doctoral program and you wish to become a reasercher, you can use one of the opportunities given by the European and Slovenian programs:

Opportunity for new employments of the researchers at the University of Maribor – 100% financing postdoc joint research collaborations with companies until 2020

Based on the Public Call for Proposals »Javni razpis za spodbujanje raziskovalcev na začetku kariere 2.1« the University of Maribor (UM) is looking for holders of doctorate degrees from all fields of expertise who have completed their doctorate studies in the period from January 1st 2011 to October 5th 2018 and were not employed by the University of Maribor on the July 13th 2018.

At the UM we offer full time employment contract for conducting independent research. Candidate will act as a bridging link between respected UM research group and participating company from April 1st 2019 to March 31st 2022, presumably at the workplace H01900 - ASSISTANT WITH DOCTORATE IX (M / F). Employment will be carried out only in the event that project proposals is selected.

The proposals will be prepared on the basis of the professional interest of the candidate, in accordance with the identified focus areas of the Slovenian Smart Specialisation Strategy (S4) (the areas are further explained in the attached table) and the research strategy of the respected UM research group and participating company. Eligible research fields are in the span from technology, medicine, humanities, social sciences, economics, science, law, pedagogical sciences, logistics, tourism, agro-food to art. 

Proposals may be submitted by all UM faculty members (17) and their research groups until October 5th 2018, 12.00.

Candidates who meet the requirements, are proficient in English and contented with the research work are invited to contact individual research groups or send a Letter of Intent with a short Curriculum Vitae to until September 5th 2018. Candidates should also indicate one or more areas for which they have a professional interest (more information in the attached Table of priorities of the Slovenian Smart Specialization Strategy (S4) and related focus areas and technologies).

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The University of Maribor publish a public call for Early Stage Researchers on its home page and the Euraxess jobs portal each year.

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