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Postdoctoral Fellowship Recruitment 2023/2024

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National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University, Russia) is ready to announce the open call for postdoctoral positions for the 2023/2024 academic year!

The Higher School of Economics is a young, dynamic and fast-growing Russian research university. Over the past thirty years, HSE University has become a leader in Russian education and has been recognized internationally.

HSE University was the first state-run university in Russia to begin recruiting on the international academic market. We proceed from the understanding that the university, which responsibly approaches the training of new professionals, should select as teachers people who have real experience, as well as basic and applied knowledge.  Committed to high-quality research, HSE University now has more than 100 research institutes and centres, and more than 50 international research laboratories led by eminent professors from all over the world.



The general requirements for the postdoctoral positions are the following:

  • Candidates must hold a recent PhD degree that is awarded within the previous 5 years or received before starting work at HSE University in one of the relevant disciplines by an international research university;
  • Candidates graduated PhD programme with a strong research orientation in the field of application are more preferable;
  • Fluent English is an obligatory requirement since all work and communications are conducted in English.

The hosting departments might have additional criteria.



Postdoctoral fellowship appointments are made for one-year period, and may be renewed (no more than 2 times). All individual employment conditions will be reflected in the offer letter.

HSE University provides excellent opportunities for international faculty. The University offers a competitive salary, health insurance, a working space equipped with a computer and free Internet access at the University.

The postdoctoral fellow is expected to pursue his/her research interests under the supervision of the head of the hosting department or the project lead, and also work in close collaboration with the department’s ongoing projects.

You can learn more about international specialists' life on the International Faculty Support page.



The application process is being done online.

The positions for postdoctoral fellowship in HSE University are posted on the website. Within the timeframe indicated in the employment advertisement, the applicant should provide a CV, a statement of research interest and a recent research paper through an open call via online application form. At least two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the attention of the Review Committee at International Faculty Recruitment at fellowship@hse.ru before the application deadline. 

After all of the review steps, the final decisions will be made. In case of the acceptance, the selected candidates will be sent an offer for the position and all the relevant information.


The deadline for the applications is February 14, 2023.

Open Positions

Recruitment Information

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact International Faculty Recruitment Office at fellowship@hse.ru


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