2020 admission to doctoral studies in the field of geology (N005)
Pursuant to Chapter IV of the Regulation on Doctoral Studies in the Field of Geology (N005), the State Scientific Research Institute Nature Research Centre launches a competition for doctoral degree studies in the field of geology (N005) on the following dissertation topic:
• Investigation and modelling of local geological structures of the sedimentary cover using geophysical data (potential supervisor Prof., Dr. Saulius Šliaupa)
The documents to be submitted by applicants for doctoral studies to the Scientific Secretary of the Nature Research Centre (Akademijios St.2, Building I, Office No. 210) from July 1 to August 28, 3 p.m. are as follows:
an application for enrolment in doctoral studies addressed to the Director of the Nature Research Centre; (request a permission)
a copy of a master‘s degree diploma or that of an equivalent degree diploma and their supplements;
completed questionnaire; (available here)
two recommendation letters by referees from the relevant field of science;
a list of research works, and their copies, conference presentations, the works, if any, that have earned awards at science research competitions;
a passport copy or that of an identification card;
the documents certifying the change of a surname, if not all the documents submitted are under the same surname.
More information on conditions and procedures of the competition for doctoral studies in the field of geology is available here:
The motivational interviewing of applicants will be conducted at the meeting of the Commission on Doctoral Studies in the field of geology, which is scheduled on September 8, at 11.00 a.m. in the Conference hall of the Nature Research Centre. Applicants will be interviewed on the topic of doctoral studies and the planned dissertation. It is desirable that applicants should prepare a 10 minute-long PowerPoint presentation reviewing the planned research and the already available research achievements. Performance at the interview and the presentation will be assessed by the scientific research competence of an applicant, as evidenced by his/her scientific publications, participation in scientific research projects and conferences, as well as by his/her motivation for chosing the dissertation topic and the basic methodological skills acquired.
The competition results shall be announced on September 17.
Appeals to the Doctoral Committee shall be accepted on September 21.
The candidates admitted to doctoral studies shall be provided with further information on September 25.
Study agreements with admitted doctoral students shall be concluded on September 28.
Doctoral studies begin on October 1.
Jurga Jankauskienė, PhD
Nature Research Centre
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