PhD Position,

Contact Person(s):
Prof. Pavlos Savvidis
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The Institute of Electronic Structure and LASER (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), in the frame of the project «APOLLO» implemented under the "ARISTEIA" Action co-funded by the (ESF) and National Resources, is seeking for one (1) PhD student




Job Description
The purpose of the project is the development of novel class of polariton based devices including polaritonic circuits and laser diodes. Working in a state of the art semiconductor research facility which includes III-V growth, device fabrication and characterization. 
·         Bachelor in Natural Sciences (Physics)
·         Master Degree in a relevant field (Physics, Materials Science, Engineering)
·         Experience in using experimental techniques of optical & electrical spectroscopy
·         Optoelectronic device characterization experience
Additional Qualifications
·         Excellent knowledge of English language (competency in speaking and writing)
·         Scientific Publications
Location: Vasilika Vouton – Heraklion Crete
Start Date: 1 March 2014
Project Duration: 6 Months, with the option for extension
Application Submission
Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications, no later than 10/2/2014 by email to Ms Aggeliki Tsigkri (hr@iesl.forth.gr), with cc to the Scientific Coordinator of the project, Dr. P. Savvidis (psav@materials.uoc.gr).

In order to be considered, the application must include:
·         Application Form (please download file from the end of the webpage)
·         Brief CV
·         Scanned copies of academic titles
·         Reference letters, work experience credentials that prove the desired qualifications or any other documents that will support the candidacy
Any application received after the deadline will not be considered for the selection.
For information and questions regarding the application and selection procedure, candidates are asked to contact Ms. Aggeliki Tsigkri (hr@iesl.forth.gr ) tel. 2810-391301
For information and questions about the advertised position and the research activity of the group or the institute, candidates are asked to contact the Scientific Coordinator, Dr. P. Savvidis (psav@materials.uoc.gr). tel. 2810-394115
Selection Procedure
Applications that are received on time are going to be reviewed by the scientific committee. The committee will select the candidacy that best matches the position and project requirements, based on the score that it will get according to the criteria table as shown on the Appendix in the end of the present announcement. If necessary, certain candidates will be invited to a personal interview with the committee on a specific date and time that will be announced.
The successful candidate will be personally notified and will be asked to present the required documents in original form within seven (7) working days after the results announcement on the web and the time period for appeals. In the case that the presented documents don’t match those submitted, the candidate will be dismissed from the procedure.


Project Members
Prof. Pavlos Savvidis

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Publication Date:  23/1/2014