4 Ph.D. candidates for the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB)


The Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation for research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), in the framework of the project ARCHERS, which is funded by an exclusive donation of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, is seeking to recruit 4 Ph.D. candidates. The project aims at reducing or even reversing the brain drain by providing high quality research opportunities to young scientists of Greek origin.

Job Description

The Ph.D. candidates awarded these Stavros Niarchos Foundation – FORTH fellowships are expected to perform high quality research within one of the research areas, in which FORTH-IMBB excels both on the national and the international level (www.imbb.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. Fellows selected by IMBB are expected to join a research group working in one of diverse areas of the Biosciences.

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc degree in Biomedical Sciences or related fields
  • Good knowledge of Greek and English language

Evaluation Criteria

  • Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) of the undergraduate studies
  • Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) of the M.Sc. studies
  • Publications in scientific journals
  • Participation in national and international conferences
  • Quality of the proposed project
  • According to international practice, the academic age will be taken into consideration as a selection criterion. The fellows should have started/or be about to start their Ph.D. studies. Preference will also be given to Ph.D. candidates, who are under 30 years old.

Location: IMBB-FORTH, Heraklion Crete and Ioannina Epirus, GREECE

Start Date: 01/01/ 2018

Duration of appointment: 12 months (with possibility of extension according to the needs of the project).

Application Submission Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications, no later than the 16 of October 2017, 23:59 local time (Greece) to the address (snf0048@imbb.forth.gr).

For more information please visit our website at : http://www.imbb.forth.gr/jobs/11_09_17%20PhD%20Researcher%20Positions.pdf

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