Research Fellow 

Research Fellow  

Recruiter: ITMO University 

Location: St. Petersburg, Russia 

Contract period: 1 – 3 years, full-time job

ITMO University is looking for outstanding researchers to join the ITMO University Fellowship and Professorship Program. We expect candidates  to fit into ITMO top research fields, such as IT and Information Security, Smart Technologies and Robotics, Photonics and Quantum Communications, Life Science and Translational Medicine, Natural Sciences and "Smart" Materials, and more.

Researchers are expected to contribute to the research held in the hosting Unit by active cooperation with its staff, writing and publishing articles on the topic of collaborative scientific work, and sharing their international experience with students.


  • Ph.D., Professors or Associate professor position at world’s leading university preferable
  • H-index from 7 preferable
  • Without prior employment history at ITMO University

Position requires permanent relocation for the period of contract.

Expected results: 

  • No less than 3 publications with single affiliation of ITMO (in Web of Science and Scopus) per year in collaboration with ITMO researchers. 
  • Cumulative SJR of the publications with single ITMO affiliation: no less than 3.
  • Participation in the major international scientific conferences as an invited speaker representing ITMO University: no less than 1 per year.
  • Putting together and applying to the additional funding in the area of the new scientific area: external funding, including but not limited to international funding projects – no less than 1 per year with a minimum of 450,000 rubles funding (equivalent to approx. 8 000 USD*)
  • Supervision of master's thesis (with co-publishing of research results ): no less than 2 during the period of the employment contract
  • Short-term courses of research-related lectures

149 000 RUB (before taxes, equivalent to approx. 2 560 USD) salary per month

Additional allowance: 200 000 RUB (equivalent to approx. 3 050 USD) per year. 

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For more information please contact Ms. Elizaveta Menis