02/04/2021
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Training the next generation of archaeological scientists: Interdisciplinary studies of pre-modern Plasters and Ceramics from the eastern Mediterranean (PlaCe-ITN) A Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Ceramics and Composite Materials Research Group, Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Greece
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Cultural studies
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/05/2021 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Greece › Athens
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2021
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    956410

OFFER DESCRIPTION

 Ceramics and Composite Materials Research Group, Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Greece (https://inn.demokritos.gr/)

Research position As a partner institution in the PlaCe Innovative Training Network (ITN), the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSR Demokritos), Athens, Greece offers a fully funded 36-month position for doctoral training and research on the topic of A Diachronic Study of the Design and Technology of Attic Transport Jars. PlaCe ITN NCSR “Demokritos” is a partner in the Horizon 2020 MSCA-ETN-ITN, Training the next generation of archaeological scientists: interdisciplinary studies of premodern Plasters and Ceramics from the eastern Mediterranean (PlaCe-ITN), whose 48-month activities commenced in March 2021. This high-profile Innovative Training Network aims to train Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs) to conduct state-of-the-art, science-based research on the provenance, use, and technology of plasters and ceramics, in pre-modern societies in different regions of the eastern Mediterranean. This advertised post comprises one of the 15 ESR positions that are being offered in the PlaCe ITN (https://place-itn.cyi.ac.cy/).

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Benefits

Financial Support and Employment Conditions This Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) ITN offers a competitive and attractive salary and working conditions. The successful candidate will receive a gross salary in accordance with the MSCA regulations for Early-Stage Researchers; it includes living and mobility allowances, and a family allowance, if the researcher is married or with children. The exact salary will be confirmed upon appointment. Tuition fees: covered by PlaCe-ITN Employment basis: Temporary for specified duration of the contract: 36 months without provisions for extension Maximum hours per week: 40 (full-time)

Eligibility criteria

Eligibility Criteria

According to the eligibility criteria set by the European Commission and the particular MSCA-ITN2020 call, the recruited Early-Stage Researcher must comply with the following conditions: 1. The researcher cannot have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Greece for more than 12 months in the three years immediately before the recruitment date). Compulsory national service, short stays such as holidays and time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status (under the 1951 Geneva Convention and the 1967 Protocol) are not taken into account. 2. To be, at the date of recruitment, an ‘early-stage researcher’ (i.e. be in the first four years - full-time equivalent research experience - of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree). The position is open to interested candidates of any ethnicity or gender; it adheres to the European policy of balanced ethnicity, age, and gender.

Selection process

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their application online (v.kilikoglou@inn.demokritos.gr a.hein@inn.demokritos.gr), together with the following supporting documents (in English):  A curriculum vitae (6 pages max.)  A letter of motivation (1,000 words max.)  At least two reference letters from a (former) supervisor, lecturer, tutor, and/or manager with full contact information.  A copy of official academic degree(s) and the corresponding transcripts  A copy of the most up to-date Masters and Bachelor grades in English  A proof of English proficiency. ESR candidates must demonstrate that their ability to understand and express themselves in both written and spoken English is sufficient for them to derive the full benefit of the network training. If candidates are interested in multiple positions within PlaCe ITN, they must apply independently and separately to each of them, following the indications provided in each ESR description page

Additional comments

PlaCe ITN NCSR “Demokritos” is a partner in the Horizon 2020 MSCA-ETN-ITN, Training the next generation of archaeological scientists: interdisciplinary studies of premodern Plasters and Ceramics from the eastern Mediterranean (PlaCe-ITN), whose 48-month activities commenced in March 2021. This high-profile Innovative Training Network aims to train Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs) to conduct state-of-the-art, science-based research on the provenance, use, and technology of plasters and ceramics, in pre-modern societies in different regions of the eastern Mediterranean. This advertised post comprises one of the 15 ESR positions that are being offered in the PlaCe ITN

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

The successful candidate is expected to have a Master’s degree in archaeology, earth or materials science, cultural heritage, heritage science or a related field, and a good Bachelor’s degree in a cognate discipline. Applicants should have a strong commitment to scientific research, an independent and well-organized working style, the motivation to produce high quality work, an ability to work in an interdisciplinary team, excellent interpersonal and communicative skills, proven ability in presentation and good oral and written communication skills in English.

Work location(s)
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Ceramics and Composite Materials Research Group, Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Greece
Greece
Athens

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