11/02/2020

Postdoctoral/Research Assignment “Investigation the effect of the exposome and especially air quality on the course of lung diseases”

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    FORTH/ICE-HT
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Greece
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DATE
    26/02/2020
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Professions and applied sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)

Invitation for Expression of Interest:

Postdoctoral/Research Assignment “Investigation the effect of the exposome and especially air quality on the course of lung diseases”

 

The Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences, Foundation of Research and Technology - Hellas, (FORTH/ICE-HT) is seeking applicants for one postdoctoral/research assignment in the context of the research project “Impact of Exposome on the Course of Lung Diseases (REMEDIA)”, which is implemented under the H2020 Research and Innovation Action.

 

 

Job Description

To conduct research in the framework of the aforementioned project "REMEDIA". The main objective of REMEDIA is to investigate the effect of the exposome and especially air quality on the course of lung diseases. The objective of this job is to improve the operation of the FORTH atmospheric simulation chamber and to use it for the simulation of the exposome in preclinical models.

 

 

Location: FORTH/ICE-HT, Patras, Greece

Duration: 12 months, with the potential of renewal

Salary: 3.000 Euros per month (total cost of the employer, including social security and taxes)

Envisaged starting date: 1/8/2020

 

 

Requirements and Qualifications

The candidate is required to hold a PhD in Chemical Engineering or Environmental Sciences. Moreover, the candidate must be fluent in English.

The evaluation of the candidacies will be based on the following criteria and qualifications:

 

Qualifications

Weight

Evaluation criteria

PhD in Chemical Engineering or Environmental Sciences

30

PhD thesis relevant to atmospheric aerosols

Proven experience in atmospheric simulation chamber experiments

40

Duration of proven research experience in research groups and projects

Publications on atmospheric chemistry and aerosols.

30

Quality and number of related publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings

 

 

 

Application Submission

Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements should submit their applications, no later than 26/2/2020, 23:59, by email to Kleanthi Zacharopoulou: kleanthi@iceht.forth.gr.

In order to be considered, the application must include:

  • Application letter
  • CV
  • Scanned copies of academic titles
  • Statement of research interests

Any application received after the deadline will not be considered for the selection.

 

 

Selection Procedure

Applications that are received on time will be evaluated by a scientific committee using the criteria mentioned above. If necessary, certain candidates will be invited to a personal interview with the committee.

The outcome of the selection will be announced on the website of FORTH/ICE-HT as well as on the website of “DIAVGEIA”.

 

 

Contact

For information and questions regarding the application and selection procedure, candidates are asked to contact the FORTH/ICE-HT Research Secretariat, e-mail: kleanthi@iceht.forth.gr, tel.: +30 2610 965278.

For information and questions about the advertised position and the research activity of the group or the Institute, candidates are asked to contact Professor Spyros Pandis, tel: +30 2610 969510, e-mail: spyros@chemeng.upatras.gr.

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