PostDoc Position,

Contact Person(s):
Dr. Paraskevas Tzallas
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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 ERC-07 Grand Scheme (ΕΣΠΑ 2007-2013), available in the project of High Field Physics, Ultra-fast dynamics and Time-Domain Ramsey-type Spectroscopy in the extreme-ultraviolet (HFP-UD-TDRS),  is seeking for one (1) Post-doctoral Researcher



The Post-Doctoral researcher will carry out experimental research on the generation and implementation of intense trains and isolated asec pulses in three research directions: a) strong-XUV-field laser-matter interaction b) ultrafast electron wavepacket dynamics and c) time-domain Ramsey-type spectroscopy using broadband coherent XUV radiation. The research will be carried out in Attosecond Physics Laboratory in the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) and will be focused on High Field Physics, Ultra-fast dynamics and Time-Domain Ramsey-type Spectroscopy in the extreme-ultraviolet.

·         Postgraduate Degree and PhD in a relevant field
·         Experience in atomic and molecular physics 
·         Experience in generation of isolated asec pulses by a multicycle laser field
·         Experience in temporal characterization of asec pulses
·         Experience in ultrafast dynamical studies by means of XUV-pump-XUV-probe type of experiments
·         Experience in Ramsey-type spectroscopy
Additional Qualifications
·         Excellent knowledge of English language (competency in speaking and writing)
·         Scientific Publications and presentations in conferences
Location: Heraklion Crete - GREECE
Start Date: 01/06/2014
Duration: 12 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 20/05/2014 by email to Ms Aggeliki Tsigkri (, with cc to the Scientific Coordinator, Dr Paraskevas Tzallas (

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
·        Work 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.
For information and questions regarding the application and selection procedure, candidates are asked to contact Ms. Aggeliki Tsigkri (, tel. +30 2810-391353
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 Paraskevas Tzallas ( tel. +30 2810-391127.
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
Dr. Paraskevas Tzallas

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Publication Date:  6/5/2014