PostDoc Position,

Contact Person(s):
Dr. Emmanuel Stratakis
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REF. 576                                                                                                                           Αρ. Πρωτ. 1287

 The Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), in the frame of the project “Development of Interdisciplinary Research Activities towards System Biology (BIOSYS)” which is a “National development action” (Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship, NSRF 2007-2013), is seeking for one (1) Post-doctoral Researcher.



Project Objectives
The successful candidate will work on the theory of laser – materials interaction, emphasizing in simulation on the laser surface texturing of metallic and semiconducting biomaterials.
  • PhD in Natural Sciences
  • Experience in theoretical investigation of photo-physical events laser irradiation of semiconductor, metal, dielectric materials and the induced morphological changes (i.e. role of elasto-plastic effects and hydrodynamic effects
  • Experience in simulating laser-matter interactions through development of novel computer algorithms (i.e. solution of coupled heat transfer and Navier stokes equations by the employment of finite element methods, finite difference, finite difference time domain algorithms)
  • Scientific publications in international scientific journals
Location: Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Start Date:  01/11/2014
Contract Duration: 2,5 Months
Application Submission
Interested candidates are asked to submit applications no later than the 15th of October 2014 by email to with cc to the Scientific Coordinator of the project, Dr Emmanuel Stratakis (

The application package must include the following:
·         Application Form (please download file at the end of the page and mention the Ref. Code)
·         Curriculum Vitae of the candidate
·         Scanned copies of academic titles
Any application received after the above deadline will not be considered.
For inquiries on the application selection procedure:  tel. 2810-391301
For information on the research activity: Dr Emmanuel Stratakis ( tel. 2810-391274.
Selection Procedure
Applications submitted by the above deadline and with all requested documentation will be reviewed by the scientific committee. The committee will select the candidate that best suits the position and project requirements based on academic criteria (see 'Download Related Documents'). If necessary the scientific committee will invite candidates for an interview on a mutually agreed date and time.
The evaluation results will be posted on the IESL-FORTH web site and, following a period for appeals (3 working days), the scientific committee will make the final selection.



Project Members
Dr. Emmanuel Stratakis

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Publication Date:  1/10/2014