OPENING for Four (4) “Stavros Niarchos Foundation – FORTH Fellowships” for Ph.D. candidates For IACM

The Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics 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 four (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-IACM excels both on the national and the international level ( 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. Within IACM, preference will be given to projects in Applied and Computational Mathematics.

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc. degree in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Engineering and related fields
  • M.Sc. degree in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Engineering and related fields
  • Good knowledge of Greek and English language

Evaluation Criteria

  • Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) of the undergraduate and M.Sc. studies
  • Publications in high quality journals
  • Quality of the proposed project
  • The fellows should have started/or be about to start their Ph.D. studies but should not have completed their 3rd year. Preference will also be given to Ph.D. candidates, who are under 30 years old.

Location: IACM-FORTH, Heraklion Crete GREECE
Start Date: 1st of January, 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 16th of October 2017, 23:59 local time (Greece) to the address with cc. to the address

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