Researcher / Senior Researcher in all Technical Sciences

Updated: 8 months ago
Deadline: 18 Jul 2019

Recruiter: South Ural State University (National Research University)

Location: Chelyabinsk, Russia

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

We are seeking to hire multiple candidates to join two large technical institutes (Institute of Architecture and Construction and Institute of Engineering and Technology) as part of SUSU’s strategic development plan. Applicants should complement our strengths by contributing new expertise in either: identified strategic growth areas, such as Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; Physics; Materials Science; Environmental Science; or other areas across the whole span of Technical sciences including (but not limited to) our existing research groups. We have opportunities in both Research and Teaching. Researchers are expected to contribute to the University research by active cooperation with its staff, writing and publishing articles on the topic of collaborative scientific work, and sharing their international experience with students.

Expected results:

  • The number and quality of publications in journals:
    • For full-time position: at least 1 publication per year in a Q1 Scopus Journal and 2 publications in Q2 Scopus Journals (with SUSU affiliation);
    • For part-time remote position: at least 1 publication per year in Q1 Scopus Journal or 2 publications in Q2 journals (with SUSU affiliation);
  • Participation in applications for grants and subsidies:
    • at least 2 applications per 3 years for scientific research funding in the framework of international grant funds;
  • Participation in educational activities:

The requirements for the candidates:

  • Ph.D. or D.Sc. level of qualification (in science);
  • Current advising of M.Sc. or Ph.D. students or graduating Ph.D. students for the past 3 years;
  • h-index no lower than 5;
  • Experience in writing and publishing research papers in journals indexed by Web of Science and/or Scopus;
  • Experience in conducting and developing research independently or in multicultural and multidisciplinary research teams;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

About employer:

South Ural State University (national research university) is the leading supreme higher educational institution of Southern Urals. SUSU was established in 1943, now it is a Smart University of Digital Transformations for Sustainable Development of the Urals. The University is committed to exploring innovative ideas and furthering humans’ understanding of the world around us. The University actively promotes the culture of international collaboration as it stands on the geographical border between Europe and Asia. 


This is a Faculty position. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and depends on publication activity of the candidate. 

Bonus payment for publication in Q1 journals is 200 000 RUB (equivalent to approx. 3 070 USD) per year.

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For more information please contact Ms. Tatiana Subbotina via [email protected]

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