Scientific project manager position in the project ARCHERS for Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser

Ref. 1221 Heraklion 14/12/2016

The Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), in the frame of the project ARCHERS, funded by Stavros Niarchos Foundation, is seeking to recruit one scientific project manager.

Job Description Project administration and management, press release and newsletter editing and workshop organization of the project ARCHERS. The ideal candidate should have good scientific qualifications in order to successfully follow the progress of the project, proven organizational skills and experience in workshop/conference organization and scientific project management

Required qualifications
 BSc degree in Science (Physics, Chemistry or Materials Science) (20%)
 MSc degree in Physical Sciences (20%)
 PhD degree in Physical Sciences (20%)
 Post-doctoral experience for at least 3 years (30%)
 Fluency in English (10%)

Additional desirable qualifications
 Experience in scientific project management (20%)
 Experience in conference and workshop organization (30%)
 Interdisciplinary health/bio related research experience (30%)
 Additional languages (20%)

Location: IESL-FORTH, Heraklion Crete GREECE
Start Date: 1st of January, 2017
Duration of appointment: 12 months (with possibility of extension according to the needs of the project).
Approx. stipend: € 1100 – 1200 (net) per month

Application Submission Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications, no later than the 26th of December 2016, 23:59 local Greece time to the address (

In order to be considered, the application must include:
 Application Form
 Detailed curriculum vitae (CV) of the candidate
 Copies of academic titles/transcripts

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

Contact For information and questions regarding the application and selection procedure, candidates are asked to contact the secretariat (, tel. +30 2810-391301.

Selection Announcement The result of the selection will be announced on the website of IESL-FORTH. Candidates have the right to appeal the selection decision, by addressing their written objection to the IESL secretariat within five (5) days since the results announcement on the web. They also have the right to access (a) the files of the candidates as well as (b) the table of candidates’ scores (ranking of candidates results). All the above information related to the selection procedure will be available at the secretariat of IESL-FORTH in line with the Hellenic Data Protection Authority.

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