13/09/2018
Science 4 Refugees

5 Fellowships for highly skilled refugee’s scientists in "Earth Sciences"

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of the Aegean(UAEGEAN)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Environmental scienceEarth science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/03/2019 12:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Greece › Mytilene
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Other
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    15/09/2018
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    786332

The refugee’s fluxes in the Mediterranean area directed towards Greece have shown high numbers particularly from August 2015. It is estimated that a high number of refugees scientists experience a research gap in their career, found themselves in various camps and waiting for the long lasting asylum procedures.

The University of the Aegean, in the framework of the project SCIREA-"Science4Refugees in Aegean Archipelago,["H2020-SwafS-2017-1]  announces 5 open fellowships positions (5 fellowships of 6 months duration each) for refugee’s scientists, which can conduct research in its premises.The refugee’s scientists must have a PhD or at least a master degree in informatic, mathematic, environment, marine science, engineering or any related degree in earth sciences. The work location is at the University of the Aegean premises in Mytilene, Lesvos island (Greece) and the duration of each position is six months

The hosting period will give the refugees the experience of a European research and training institute. Getting contacts with the academic and research community they strengthen in that way potential future collaboration.

After the selection the refugees will spend 6 months in a university laboratory in Mytilene (Lesbos) working in a research subject such as statistics, modelling etc. Each fellow will be assigned a supervisor, which will guide and assist the fellow during its hosting period (research plan, advising on regulations, services and facilities, training needs).

 

Benefits

Each fellow will be assigned a supervisor, which will guide and assist the fellow during its hosting period (research plan, advising on regulations, services and facilities, training needs). According to the refugees needs free courses will be offered

Additional comments

The applicants can ask for more information and send their application to Ass. Prof. Rania Tzoraki (rania.tzoraki@aegean.gr), whatsup +30 6992144693

Or Maria Lagou, PhD +30 6987976612

Deadline: from 15/09/2018 until completed.

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

The refugee’s scientists must have a PhD or at least a master degree in informatic, mathematic, environment, marine science, engineering or any related degree in earth sciences.

Specific Requirements

English good knowledge

Work location(s)
5 position(s) available at
University of the Aegean(UoA)
Greece
North Aegean/Lesvos
Mytilene
81100
University Hill, Mytilene

EURAXESS offer ID: 338697

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