Incoming researchers

Any registered EURAXESS member can apply free of charge to the offers published in the jobs, funding and hosting data base. EURAXESS member organisations can also publish vacancies free of charge. Click here to look for jobs in Latvia!

Jobs

According to legislation, the open competitions for academic positions in state higher education institutions and state research centres in Latvia shall be announced by publishing an announcement in the newspaper Latvijas Vestnesis (Latvia Herald). Please note that the announcements are made in Latvian (see section Sludinājumi – Amatu konkursi (Announcements – Tenders for position)).

The announcements for academic positions and job offers for researchers will be published in the newspaper Zinatnes Vestnesis (Science Herald)The announcements are made in Latvian (see section Avize (Newspaper)).

Some universities and research centres announce job offers for researchers on their portals:

University of Latvia: in Latvian, in English

Riga Stradins University: in Latvian, in English

Liepaja University: in Latvian

EURAXESS Latvia invites universities and research centres in Latvia to publish job offers for researchers and scholars on EURAXESS.

Fellowships

The State Education Development Agency (VIAA) regularly offers scholarships to students, researchers and teaching staff from various countries for studies and research work in Latvian higher education institutions (HEIs), as well as for participation in summer schools organized by HEIs. Additional information: VIAA Latvian Scholarship.

Search for jobs and fellowships!

Take advantage of EURAXESS and find your job in research. EURAXESS lists thousands of vacancies and fellowships from more than 40 European countries and other regions in the world.

Marie Curie Actions - Real Support for Returning Mobility

Marie Curie European Reintegration Grants (ERG)

This action offers the opportunity for experienced researchers from Member States or Associated countries to capitalise on their transnational mobility period after having participated in a Marie-Curie action either under the Seventh or the previous Framework Programme. They must be hosted by an organisation located in a member State or Associated country.

Participating researchers can be of any nationality and at the time of application must have recently benefited from a training and mobility action under the Seventh or the Sixth Framework Programme of at least 18 months full-time equivalent.

Marie Curie International Reintegration Grants (IRG)

This action provides financial support for a period 2 to 4 years, for individual projects presented by experienced researchers in liaison with a legal entity (host organisation) in a Member State or an Associated country. They must be hosted by an organisation located in a member State or Associated country.

Researchers must be nationals of a Member State or Associated country who have been active in research in a third country for at least three years.

Additional Information:

FP7 Programme "People": https://cordis.europa.eu/programme/id/FP7-PEOPLE
Marie Curie Actions: https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/node_en

Find a Call: http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/dc/index.cfm

"EURAXESS – Researchers in Motion" is the gateway to attractive research careers in Europe and to a pool of world-class research talents. By supporting the mobility of researchers, EURAXESS assists in establishing Europe as an area of excellence in scientific research.

The European Research Area (ERA) provides potentially unprecedented opportunities, not only for researchers looking for advancing their career in another European country, but also for scientific organizations in search of international talents. Be a key player in creating this area of excellence by taking the opportunity to work with the best scholars and access world-class research facilities.

EURAXESS Jobs offers one of the most comprehensive Jobs and Fellowships offers databases and search engines in the world. It also includes vacancies within Marie Curie actions and re-publicized job offers from other sources. The powerful and easy to use search engine and alert services allow customizing your search to your career stage, research field, preferable country and other parameters.

The EURAXESS Latvia invites higher education institutions and research centres of Latvia to publish their job vacancies and offers for fellowships for researchers and scholars on EURAXESS Jobs. The easy to use procedure allows distributing your advertisement not only among researchers of the European Research Area countries, but also worldwide. There are two ways to announce your offer:

  • publish detailed job offer on EURAXESS Jobs;
  • link your webpage with job or fellowship offer to EURAXESS Jobs.

Your organizations also have the possibility to search for poetntial employees among the CVs posted on EURAXESS Jobs by researchers, who wish to find new possibilities for their career development.