Research Scientist Assignment “Bone Tissue Engineering - Bioprinting”

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Research Scientist Assignment “Bone Tissue Engineering - Bioprinting

The Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences, Foundation of Research and Technology - Hellas, (FORTH/ICE- HT) is seeking applicants for one research scientist assignment in the context of the research project “Precision Manufacturing of Microengineered Complex Joint Implants (JOINTPROMISE)”, which is implemented under the H2020 Research and Innovation Action.


Job Description

To conduct research as a research scientist, in the framework of the aforementioned project "JOINTPROMISE". The main objective of the specific part of JOINTPROMISE is to use microtissues for biofabrication of implants for skeletal regeneration. The main focus will be on bioprinting of cartilaginous microtissues for bottom-up engineering of skeletal implants.


Location: FORTH/ICE-HT, Patras, Greece

Duration: up to 6 months, with the potential of renewal

Salary: up to 1.400 € per month depending on qualifications (total cost of the employer, including social security and taxes)

Envisaged starting date: 01/04/2021


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Materials Science or/and Mechanical Engineering
  • The candidate is required to hold a Masters in Biomedical Engineering
  • At least one publication in a scientific journal or announcement in a conference
  • Candidates must have good knowledge of the English language

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



Evaluation criteria

Masters in Biomedical Engineering


Degree Grade Χ 3

Proven experience in biofabrication technologies (i.e. bioprinting, electrospinning etc)


Relevance of master’s thesis or published results

Knowledge of the English language


English language degree

2=10, C1=15, C2=20)

Publications in international journals and announcements in conferences in the aforementioned subjects


Number of publications in journals and announcements in conferences and symposia in the aforementioned subjects

(10 points per publication, 5 points per announcement, with a maximum of 20)


Application Submission

Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements should submit their applications, no later than 4/3/2021, 16:00h, 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
  • Any document to support the aforementioned required qualifications

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”.



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 Dr. Ioannis Papantoniou, tel: +30 2610 965279, e-mail: ipapantoniou@iceht.forth.gr.



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