Call for proposals is open!

Current deadline: August 8

Next deadlines: September 19, November 1, December 16

About the Program

 ITMO Fellowship and Professorship Program aims to provide outstanding researchers and scientists with the opportunity to build an independent research career. Our intention is to foster the next generation of researchers with the greatest potential in their early career or professorial stages.

The applications are reviewed by the Program committee six times a year. The approved applicants are invited to start collaborating with ITMO University laboratories within 6 months after the announcement of the decision.

ITMO F&P administration team will assist the successful candidates with obtaining Russian visa, choosing flights and accommodation, and will provide support upon arrival to St. Petersburg. Please, contact us, if you have any questions.

Due to the pandemiс of COVID-19, and the resulting ban on entry of foreigners to the Russian Federation, we encourage participants to apply for the Micro Fellowship, Visiting Lecturer, and Global Academics tracks, and start collaborating online. 

 

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How to Participate

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Choose your track depending on whether you are interested in research or teaching

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Choose your scientific area

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Contact host unit to develop research proposal and get the Letter of support

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Check the date of current application deadline and fill in the application

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Wait for the result

Choose Your Area of Interest

Translational Information Technologies and Programming

Computer Technologies and Control

Photonics

Biotechnology and Cryogenic Systems

Entrepreneurship and Innovations

Interdisciplinary Research

Job Vacancies List

Postdoc researcher at Infochemistry Scientific Center

ITMO University is looking for Early Career Researchers to join the ITMO Infochemistry Scientific Center, as a part of ITMO Fellowship and Professorship Program. ITMO Infochemistry Center grew from an eponymous research group led by professor Ekaterina Skorb, formerly a group leader at the Max Planck Institute and Harvard researcher working with today’s most cited chemistry experts. We expect candidates to fit into cross-disciplinary field, which brings together chemistry, IT, and mathematics. The group's main focus is on theoretical and empirical research in the area of physical-organic, polymers chemistry, DNA oscillating reactions, organic chemistry, photochemistry, catalysis, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, and electrochemistry. Researchers are expected to contribute to the research held in the Infochemistry Scientific Center by active cooperation with its staff, writing and publishing articles on the topic of collaborative scientific work, and sharing their international experience with students.

Fellow at Infochemistry Scientific Center

ITMO University is looking for outstanding research fellow/group leader to join the ITMO Infochemistry Scientific Center, as a part of ITMO Fellowship and Professorship Program. ITMO Infochemistry Center grew from an eponymous research group led by professor Ekaterina Skorb, formerly a group leader at the Max Planck Institute and Harvard researcher working with today’s most cited chemistry experts. We expect candidates to fit into cross-disciplinary field, which brings together chemistry, IT, and mathematics. The group's main focus is theoretical and empirical research in the area of digitalization of chemistry, robotization of chemistry, dissipative structures, self-assembly, autocatalysis, and DNA oscillating reactions. The research fellow/group leader is expected to contribute to the research held in the Infochemistry Scientific Center by active cooperation with its staff, writing and publishing articles on the topic of collaborative scientific work, and sharing his/her international experience with students. 

 
Head of the Art&Science Research Team

The Art & Science Center of ITMO University is looking for an outstanding research fellow/group leader to create an interdisciplinary research team, which will bring together IT, Biotechnologies, Robotics, and art (arts and humanities). The team’s main focus is theoretical and empirical research in the field of art & science. 

The research fellow/group leader is expected to collaborate with ITMO University Laboratories and Research centers, write and publish articles on the topic of collaborative scientific work, apply for external funding opportunities, and share his/her international experience with students. The job is offered as a part of ITMO Fellowship and Professorship Program. Position requires permanent relocation for the period of contract.

 
Postdoc researcher for AI Ethics & Aesthetics Lab

The Art&Science Center of ITMO University is looking for Early Career Researchers to join the AI Ethics & Aesthetics Lab, as a part of ITMO Fellowship and Professorship Program. AI Ethics & Aesthetics Lab is a transdisciplinary research laboratory aimed at developing and expanding academic and public dialogue about AI ethics in all aspects of private, public life, in particular, in the field of culture, art. Research examines the use of AI in terms of ethics, aesthetics and AI for sustainability. The research group is led by Helena Nikonole, new media artist, independent curator, and educator whose field of interest embraces hybrid art, the new aesthetics, the Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence.

Postdoc position, International Digital Humanities Center

The International Digital Humanities Center, ITMO University (DH Center), in concert with the ITMO University Fellowship & Professorship Program, is pleased to invite applications

for fixed-term postdoctoral fellowship beginning no later than the next academic year. As a member of the DH Center team, the Candidate is expected to conduct research related to digital humanities and also to teach two courses for the International Master Program “Data, Culture and Visualization”.

 

Professors and Fellows

  • Daniel Sapori

    Postdoc, Laboratory of Hybrid Nanophotonics and Optoelectronics

  • Alexandre Nominé

    Research Professor, Laboratory "Metamaterials"

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  • Mehdi Mehrpooya

    Research Professor,  Faculty of Cryogenic Engineering

About St.Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a modern, vibrant megapolis, welcoming to people from all over the world. With its white nights, tremendous architecture and active culture life, our city is definitely worth visiting. Very conveniently, the main campus of ITMO is located in the heart of St. Petersburg. Join ITMO Fellowship and Professorship Program and come to one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Want to know more about life in St. Petersburg? Explore St. Petersburg with our ITMO.NEWS portal!

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