Senior Researcher in Sports Nutrition

Lithuanian Sports University is hiring a Senior Researcher in Sports Nutrition at the Institute of Sports Sciences and Innovation.

The position:

We are seeking a researcher with an interest and experience in Sports Performance Nutrition.


– PhD degree

– Experience with dietary guidance and expertise to athletes and individuals involved in sports would be considered a priority

– A research publication record is required (minimum 11 publications) and experience in obtaining funding would be also advantageous

Job description:

– The senior researcher will primarily contribute to research at the Institute of Sport Science and Innovations

– The senior researcher will also be expected to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students’ research projects

– A limited contribution to teaching in the area of Exercise and Nutrition might also be required


Type of contract: temporary (40 months)

Status: full-time, 40 hours per week

Salary: 3330 EUR per month (before taxes)

Start date: 01/09/2024

The process of application:

Applications should include a cover letter explaining why the candidate is suitable for the position, a short description of potential research area, CV, list of publications, and a description of completed projects.

Applications should be submitted no later than 20/06/2024 by email:

All inquiries may be addressed to the director of the Institute of Sport Science and Innovations Prof. Dr. Sigitas Kamandulis by email:


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