ITMO University is looking for researchers for short-term research collaboration. Micro Fellows are expected to conduct research and consult students with the end goal of publishing a scientific article in a high-ranking journal. The Micro Fellowship track aims to make science global and provide a unique experience to ITMO students via the international exchange of knowledge.
1 month (with possibility of subsequent application for a long-term track)
Format of work:
One-time visit to ITMO (mandatory)
A paper in a Q1/Q2 journal with SJR > 1 Publication must be made within 8 months after the visit
170,000 RUB* + coverage of visa and travel expenses** * Before income taxes. ** Economy-class tickets, as well as expenses for accommodation (standard single-room apartment) in St. Petersburg for the period of 1 month.
PhD holders (or equivalent). For holders of a Russian PhD, international experience at world's leading universities is preferred
H-index of 5 and above OR at least 4 articles in Q1-Q2 journals in the past 2 years
Assistant, associate or full professor position (or similar) at one of the world's leading universities preferred
No prior ITMO University employment/collaboration history
All aforementioned criteria are preferable, but not mandatory. Outstanding applicants with other professional achievements supported by extra documents are also welcome to apply.
Expected Results (KPIs)
Number of publications (in Web of Science and Scopus-indexed journals):
No less than 1 in collaboration with ITMO researchers (young scientists, PhDs and MSc preferred), to be submitted within 6 months from the start of the fellowship.
Cumulative SJR of the publication with the single affiliation of ITMO:
No less than 1
Open lectures or seminars for students and staff:
At least 2
Please note: ITMO Fellowship Program deliverables cannot be substituted for deliverables of other ITMO University programs (for the purposes of reporting).
ITMO University provides all participants with:
From applying for a visa to obtaining a work permit, we’ll take care of all your paperwork.
We’ll make sure you get the best flight and accommodation – and book it for you.
Applications are reviewed by the program committee six times a year according to the deadlines. We expect successful candidates to begin their work at ITMO University within 6 months after the winners are announced.