2 post-doctoral researchers in physical chemistry of ring polymers

PostDoc Position,

Contact Person(s):
Prof. Dimitris Vlassopoulos
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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 ‘Flow and Diffusion of Ring polymers and their Blends -RINGS’, which is an “ARISTEIA” action, is seeking for two (2) Post-doctoral Researchers.





Physical chemistry of ring polymers. The project involves characterization, synthesis and diffusion dynamics of ring homopolymer systems and their mixtures with linear chains
·         Bachelor in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
·         Master and PhD in a relevant field (chemistry or Chemical Engineering)
·         Experience in polymer synthesis and polymer characterization techniques (static & dynamic light scattering, XRD, SANS, FCS)
·         Scientific Publications
·         Knowledge of English language
The knowledge of handling polystyrene, polyisoprene and poly(ethyleneoxide) is highly desirable
Location: Heraklion Crete GREECE
Start Date: 01/07/2014
Project Duration: 12 Months
Application Submission
Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications, no later than 11/06/2014 by email to (hr@iesl.forth.gr), with cc to the Scientific Coordinator, Prof. Dimitris Vlassopoulos (dvlasso@iesl.forth.gr).

In order to be considered, the application must include:
·         Application Form (please download file from the position announcement webpage)
·         Brief CV
·         Scanned copies of academic titles
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. +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, Prof. Dimitris Vlassopoulos (dvlasso@iesl.forth.gr), tel. +30 2810-391469
Selection Procedure
Applications that are received on time are going to be reviewed by the scientific committee. The committee will select the candidacies that best match the position and project requirements, based on the score that they 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 candidates 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 candidates will be dismissed from the procedure.


Project Members
Prof. Dimitris Vlassopoulos

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Publication Date:  2/6/2014