03/02/2017

Four (4) PhD Researcher Positions "Stavros Niarchos Foundation – FORTH Fellowships" [Ref # SNF0032]

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciences
    Anthropology
    Biological sciences
    Chemistry
    Computer science
    Engineering
    Medical sciences
    Physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    28/02/2017 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Greece › Heraklion or Ioannina
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    25
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/04/2017

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation for research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), in the framework of the project ARCHERS, aimed at reducing or even reversing the brain drain, which is funded by an exclusive donation of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, is seeking to recruit up to four Ph.D. candidates.

 

Job Description

The Ph.D. candidates awarded these Stavros Niarchos Foundation – FORTH fellowships are expected to enroll or be recently enrolled in a Ph.D. degree in a collaborating University and perform high quality research within one of the research areas, in which FORTH-IMBB excels both on the national and the international level (www.imbb.forth.gr). More specifically, the domains of interest in the present project are the science and innovation in the areas of environment, clean energy, health and the preservation of cultural heritage.

More Information

Selection process

Application Submission

Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit electronically their applications, no later than the 28 of February 2017, 23:59 local time (Greece) to the address (snf0032@imbb.forth.gr). Any application received after the deadline will not be considered for the selection. An acknowledgement email will be send to the receipt of application.

 

In order to be considered, the application must include:

  • Filled-in Application Form (attached)
  • Detailed curriculum vitae (CV) of the candidate
  • Personal statement and career plans  (maximum 2 pages)
  • Description of the proposed research project, selection of the scientific advisor and/or host laboratory (maximum 2 pages)
  • Copies of academic titles/transcripts
  • Language certificates
  • At least one reference letter

 

Enrollment certificate to a Ph. D degree (optional).

 

Contact

For information and questions regarding the application and selection procedure, candidates are asked to contact Mrs. Eugenia Tabakaki between 11:00 and 13:00 (tabakaki@imbb.forth.gr, tel. +30 2810-392280).

 

Selection Announcement

Successful candidates should achieve at least 50% of the maximum score in the sum of the above qualifications.

And interview with a selection committee may as well be scheduled for the selection.

The result of the selection will be announced on the website of IMBB-FORTH.

The selected applicant will be asked to submit the original certifications (or certified copies of them). In case the original documents do not match the copies that were submitted with the original application, the applicant will be dismissed from the application procedure. FORTH reserves the right not to accept the proposals submitted.

Candidates have the right to appeal the selection decision, by addressing their written objection to the IMBB secretariat within five (5) days since the results announcement on the web. They also have the right to access (a) the files of the candidates as well as (b) the table of candidates’ scores (ranking of candidates results). All the above information related to the selection procedure will be available at the secretariat of IMBB-FORTH in line with the Hellenic Data Protection Authority.

 

 

Web site for additional job details

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good
    GREEK: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc. degree in Biological, Anthropological, Archaeological, Chemical, Physical, Medical, Agricultural, Computational Sciences, Engineering and related fields
  • M.Sc. degree in Biological, Anthropological, Archaeological, Medical, Agricultural, Computational Sciences, Engineering and related fields
  • Good knowledge of Greek and English language

 

Desirable qualifications

  • Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) of the undergraduate studies (15%)
  • Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) of the M.Sc. studies (15%)
  • Publications in high impact peer-review journals (15%)
  • Participation in national and international conferences (15%)
  • Quality of the proposed project and relevance to the call (20%)
  • Clarity of the personal statement and career plans (20%)

Work location(s)
4 position(s) available at
Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas
Greece
Heraklion or Ioannina

EURAXESS offer ID: 178600

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