ONE POST-DOCTORAL POSITION IN PHOTOPEPMAT

PostDoc Position,

Contact Person(s):
Prof. Anna Mitraki
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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 ‘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, to commit a work contract.



Abstract

ARISTEIES

Job Description
To design, clone, express, purify and structurally characterize 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 Requirements
Scientific Publications and presentations in conferences
 
 
Location: Vasilika Vouton – Heraklion Crete GREECE
Start Date: 15/03/2015
Project Duration: 4,5 Months
Program cost: 9900 euro
 
Application Submission
Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications, no later than the 3rd of February 2015 by email to (hr@iesl.forth.gr), with cc to the Scientific Coordinator, Prof. Anna Mitraki (mitraki@materials.uoc.gr).
In order to be considered, the application must include:
·         Application Form (please download file at the end of the webpage)
·         Brief  CV
·         Scanned copies of academic titles
 
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 the recruiting coordinator (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, Prof. Anna Mitraki (mitraki@materials.uoc.gr), and 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 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 six (6) working days after the results announcement on the web. In the case that the presented documents don’t match those submitted, the candidates will be dismissed from the procedure.
 
 
THE DIRECTOR OF IESL
SPIROS H. ANASTASIADIS


 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE POSITION
FOR ONE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHER
Regarding the selection of candidates for the position of one postdoctoral researchers in the frame of the project «PHOTOPEPMAT» as announced by the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, the review procedure will be as follows: 
 
(Α) Applications will be evaluated based on the score from 1-100 that they will get according to the following table:

Qualifications

Weight

Evaluation

Bachelor in Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology and/or genetics

30

Grade

Postgraduate Degree in a relevant field (Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biomaterials Science and Engineering)

30

Relevancy to the job content

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

40

Years of occupation of the techniques within research projects/groups

(Β) The result of the selection will be announced on the website of IESL-FORTH as well as on the website of “DIAVGEIA”

Candidates have the right to appeal the selection decision, by addressing their written objection to the IESL secretariat within three (3) working days since the results announcement on the web. They also have the right to access (a) the personal files of the candidates as well as (b) the table of candidates’ scores in line with the Γ/ΕΞ/4163-1/06.07.2012 document of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority. All the above information related to the selection procedure will be available at the secretariat of IESL-FORTH.
After the expiration of the appeal period and the review of the objections by the committee, the evaluation of the candidacies is finalized. Then the committee will ask the successful candidates to accept the position within three (3) working days and to present all relevant documents in original form. In the case that the presented documents don’t match those submitted, the candidates will be dismissed from the procedure as well as in the case of non-acceptance or non-response on time. In these cases, the candidate with the second higher score will be asked to accept the position according to the same procedure.  This will be repeated until a suitable candidate is accepts the position. In case of no candidate accepting the position, the position will be declared vacant.

 



Project Members
Prof. Anna Mitraki


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Publication Date:  19/1/2015
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