Stavros Niarchos Foundation – FORTH Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Greece, 2018

The Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas
postdoctoral/research assignments.
Study in:ICE/HT-FORTH, Patras, Greece
Expired
Deadline: 15 April 2018

Applications are invited for an opening for three postdoctoral/research assignments “Stavros Niarchos Foundation – FORTH Fellowships” to study in Greece. The project aims at reducing or even reversing the brain drain by providing high-quality research opportunities to young scientists of Greek origin.

The Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), established in 1983, is one of the largest research centres in Greece with well-organized facilities, highly qualified personnel and a reputation as a top-level research foundation worldwide.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: April 15, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to fund postdoctoral/research assignments.
  • Study Subject: The Stavros Niarchos Foundation – FORTH fellows are expected to perform high-quality research within one of the research areas, in which FORTH/ICE-HT excels both on the national and the international level (www.iceht.forth.gr). More specifically, the domains of interest in the present project are the preservation of cultural heritage and the science and innovation in the areas of environment, clean energy and health.
  • Research areas
  • Drug Delivery/Targeting Systems- Nanomedicines
  • Source-Receptor Relationships in Atmospheric Pollution
  • Development of carbon-based materials for supercapacitors
  • Nationality: Students from Greece are eligible to apply.
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to three fellowships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in ICE/HT-FORTH, Patras, Greece

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Fellowship is available to young scientists of Greek origin.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Eligibility criteria for research area 1

  • PhD in Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or another project-related discipline, such as Pharmaceutics or Nanobiotechnology
  • Good knowledge of Greek and English language

Criteria for Selection

  • PhD in project related discipline
  • Experience in nanoparticle/liposome development for drug delivery
  • Experience in cell culture methodologies, flow cytometry, and cellular studies for evaluation (prediction) of NP/liposome toxicity and targeting potential and/or therapeutic efficacy Experience in microscopy techniques and sample preparation methods (such as fixation, cryotome use) (optical, electronic, confocal, etc.)
  • Ability to perform independent research
  • Previous Post-Doctoral experience, relative to the project
  • Experience in chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques

Eligibility criteria for research area 2

  • D. degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or Physics or Chemistry
  • Good knowledge of Greek and English language

Criteria for Selection

  • Experience in air pollution research
  • Experience in atmospheric chemical transport modelling
  • Experience in source-receptor analysis
  • Publications in international peer-reviewed journals

Eligibility criteria for research area 3

  • PhD degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Good knowledge of Greek and English language

Criteria for Selection

  • PhD in project related discipline
  • Experience in development of high surface area inorganic materials
  • Experience in the physicochemical characterization of nanomaterials
  • Proven research and lab experience in the investigation of energy-related technologies
  • Ability to perform independent research
  • Post-Doctoral experience

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have good knowledge of Greek and English language.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications, no later than 15 April, 2018, 23:59 local time (Greece) to the address kleanthi-at-iceht.forth.gr.

In order to be considered, the application must include:

  • Filled-out Application Form (attached)
  • Detailed curriculum vitae (CV) of the candidate
  • Copies of academic titles/transcripts
  • At least one reference letter (optionally, the reference letter could be enclosed in an envelope that must reach Ms. Kleanthi Zacharopoulou at the address: ICE-HT-FORTH, Stadiou Street, Platani, Patras 26504 by the closing date for applications; the closed envelope will be handed to the evaluation committee)

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