31/07/2019
Science 4 Refugees

Research positions for highly skilled refugee’s scientists in the academic field "Earth Sciences"

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of the Aegean(UoA)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Environmental scienceEarth science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    16/09/2019 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Greece › Mytilene
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    30/09/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    786332

The university of the Aegean announces two (2) open research positions for refugees scientists of various disciplines (mathematics, environmental science, engineering, informatics). The work location is at the University of the Aegean premises in Mytilene, Lesvos island (Greece) and the duration of each position is three (3) months. The recruition procedure starts from 01/09/2019 until completion. The applicants can ask for more information and send their application to Ass. Prof. Rania Tzoraki (rania.tzoraki@aegean.gr), whatsup +30 6992144693 . More info for SCIREA project at http://scirea.aegean.gr/index.php

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 in various subjects (descriptive statistics, programming etc).

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

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

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 HORIZON project SCIREA-Science for highly skilled refugee’s scientists, announces 2 open fellowships positions (2 fellowships of 3 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. Due to time restriction until the completion of the project it is worthy if the candidate have or can get very soon a Greek tax number.

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 3 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).

Specific Requirements

Main Research Field

Earth sciences

Sub Research Field

informatic, mathematic, environment, marine science, engineering

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. Due to time restriction until the completion of the project it is worthy if the candidate have or can get very soon a Greek tax number.

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

EURAXESS offer ID: 433075

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