POSITION OPENING FOR ONE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN PROJECT “PHOTOPEPMAT”

PostDoc Position,

Contact Person(s):
Prof. Anna Mitraki
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(ΝΕΑ ΕΚΔΟΣΗ, ΜΕΤΑ ΤΗΝ ΟΛΟΚΛΗΡΩΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΔΙΑΔΙΚΑΣΙΑΣ, ΜΕ ΔΙΟΡΘΩΜΕΝΟ ΛΟΓΟΤΥΠΟ ΚΑΙ ΛΕΚΤΙΚΟ ΟΠΩΣ ΠΡΟΒΛΕΠΕΤΑΙ ΑΠΟ ΤΗ ΔΙΑΔΙΚΑΣΙΑ ΔΗΜΟΣΙΟΤΗΤΑΣ ΤΩΝ ΕΡΓΩΝ ΕΣΠΑ-ΑΡΙΣΤΕΙΑ ΙΙ)

 

The Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), in the frame of the project ‘Design, production and Laser PHOTO structuring of self-assembling PEPtides and proteins destined for bioMATerials applications – PHOTOPEPMAT, which is an “ARISTEIA II Action”, which is part of the action "Education and Lifelong Learning" and is co‐financed by the European Union (the European Social Fund) and national funds, is seeking for one (1) post-doctoral researcher.



Abstract

ARISTEIES

Job Description

The purpose of the project is the design, cloning, expression, purification and structural characterization of recombinant self-assembling bioinspired proteins to be used as scaffolds for tissue engineering applications.
 
Requirements
·         Bachelor in Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology and/or genetics
·         Postgraduate Degree in a relevant field (Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biomaterials Science and Engineering)
·         Experience in cloning, expression, purification of proteins plus familiarity in using experimental techniques for their structural and folding characterization, such as fluorescence, circular dichroism, etc
 
Additional Qualifications
·         Excellent knowledge of English language (competency in speaking and writing)
·         Scientific Publications and presentations in conferences
 
Location: Vasilika Vouton – Heraklion Crete
 
Remuneration:according to national guidelines and past experience
 
Start Date: March 1, 2014
 
Duration: 12 Months, with the option for extension until the end of the project (31 July 2015)
 
Application Submission
Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications, no later than 20/02/2013 by email to Ms Aggeliki Tsigkri (hr@iesl.forth.gr), with cc to the Scientific Coordinator of the project, Dr. Anna Mitraki (mitraki@materials.uoc.gr ).

In order to be considered, the application must include:
·         Application Form (please download file from the job announcement webpage)
·         Brief CV
·         Scanned copies of academic titles
·         Research experience credentials / reference letters, 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.
 
Contact
For information and questions regarding the application and selection procedure, candidates are asked to contact Ms. Aggeliki Tsigkri (hr@iesl.forth.gr ) tel. (+30)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. Anna Mitraki (mitraki@materials.uoc.gr) tel. (+30)2810-394095
 
 
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
THE DIRECTOR OF IESL
SPIROS H. ANASTASIADIS

 



Project Members
Prof. Anna Mitraki


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Publication Date:  6/2/2014
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