3 POST-DOCTORAL POSITIONS IN PROJECT Skin-DOCTor

PostDoc Position,

Contact Person(s):
Dr. Giannis Zacharakis
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Abstract
The Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), in the frame of the project Skin-DOCTor which is an “ARISTEIA 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 three (3) post-doctoral researchers, to commit a work contract.
 
Position 1
Experimental measurements and data analysis from tomographic imaging of tissue samples
 
Requirements
  • Bachelor in Biomedical Sciences
  • PhD in Biochemistry
  • Excellent knowledge of modern methods of molecular - cellular biology, disease models such as cancer and fluency in the study of tissue models
  • Significant experience in biomedical imaging
  • Excellent Knowledge of modern image processing methods
  • Proven research experience and active involvement in research programs
 
Position 2
Development of light propagation algorithms and tomographic reconstruction
 
Requirements
  • Bachelor in Mathematics
  • PhD in Image Reconstruction methods for medical imaging
  • Excellent knowledge of theoretical models for light propagation, inverse problems and finite elements methods
  • Significant experience in biomedical imaging
  • Excellent knowledge of modern image processing methods
  • Proven research experience and active involvement in research programs
 
 
Position 3
Realization of a clinical system for optical tomographic imaging of tissue samples
 
Requirements
  • Bachelor in Physics
  • PhD in Physics
  • Excellent knowledge of modern non-linear microscopic and optoacoustic imaging methods
  • Significant experience in biomedical imaging
  • Excellent knowledge of modern image processing methods
  • Proven research experience and active involvement in research programs
 
 
Location: Vasilika Vouton – Heraklion Crete
Start Date: 1st of May 2015
Contract Duration:5 months
Budget: 35.820 euro
 
Application Submission
Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications, no later than the 3rd of April 2015, 23:59 local Greece time, by email to hr@iesl.forth.gr, with cc to Dr. Giannis Zacharakis (zahari@iesl.forth.gr).

In order to be considered, the application must include:
  • Application Form (please download file from the job announcement webpage) mentioning the position number
  • 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 tel. 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. Giannis Zacharakis (zahari@iesl.forth.gr) tel. 2810-391343
 
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 six (6) 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 Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), in the frame of the project Skin-DOCTor which is an “ARISTEIA 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 three (3) post-doctoral researchers, to commit a work contract.
 
 
 
 
 
 
APPENDIX
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE POSITION OPENING
FOR THREE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHERS
Regarding the selection of candidates for the position of a postdoc in the frame of the project «Skin-DOCTor» 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 for Position 1

Weight

Evaluation

Bachelor in Biomedical Sciences

10

Grade

PhD in Biochemistry

20

Relevance

Excellent knowledge of modern methods of molecular - cellular biology, disease models such as cancer and fluency in the study of tissue models

20

Duration of experience within a research project

Significant experience in biomedical imaging

20

Duration of experience within a research project

Excellent Knowledge of modern image processing methods

10

Duration of experience within a research project

Proven research experience and active involvement in research programs

20

Participation in research programs

 

Qualifications for Position 2

Weight

Evaluation

Bachelor in Mathematics

10

Grade

PhD in Image Reconstruction methods for medical imaging

20

Relevance

Excellent knowledge of theoretical models for light propagation, inverse problems and finite elements methods

20

Duration of experience within a research project

Significant experience in biomedical imaging

20

Duration of experience within a research project

Excellent knowledge of modern image processing methods

10

Duration of experience within a research project

Proven research experience and active involvement in research programs

20

Participation in research programs

 

Qualifications for Position 3

Weight

Evaluation

Bachelor in Physics

10

Grade

PhD in Physics

20

Relevance

Excellent knowledge of modern non-linear microscopic and optoacoustic imaging methods

20

Duration of experience within a research project

Significant experience in biomedical imaging

20

Duration of experience within a research project

Excellent knowledge of modern image processing methods

10

Duration of experience within a research project

Proven research experience and active involvement in research programs

20

Participation in research programs

 

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. 
 
(Β) Τhe 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.
 
THE DIRECTOR OF IESL
SPIROS ANASTASIADIS

 



Project Members
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Publication Date:  17/3/2015
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