COCOGEL - ONE (1) PHD STUDENT POSITION - ANISOTROPIC PARTICLE GELS UNDER EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL STIMULI – APPLICATIONS IN INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS (DC2)
Publication Date
13/03/2024
Application Deadline
30/06/2024
Position Category
PhD candidate position
Reference Number
2024_135321-DC2
Salary
approx. 2760 - 3130 euro (gross)
Location
Herakleion, Crete, Greece
Contact Person
Start Date
01/08/2024

Position Description

FORTH is seeking for one motivated PhD Candidate to work in the field of Soft Matter. The "CoCoGel" Network involves leading experts from 12 European labs and Industries with vast experience in experiments, computer simulations, and industrial systems. The candidate will enroll in the PhD program of the Department of Materials Science and Technology of University of Crete.

 

Job Description

Anisotropic particle gels under external and internal stimuli – Applications in industrial systems (DC2)

 

For details on the research projects see: https://cocogel.iesl.forth.gr/esr-projects

To qualify for the positions, you cannot have resided or carried out your main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Greece for more than 12 months in the 36 months preceding the recruitment start date. The candidates will spend 18 month at industrial partners during which they will work on industrial systems and applications.

 

Start Date

after 1/8/2024 and not later than 1/1/2025

Related Project

CoCoGel - Controlling Colloidal Gels for Novel Sustainable Materials

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree and Master's in fields covering soft matter fundamentals (e.g., chemical engineering, physics, materials science) 
  • Background in physical chemistry and Laboratory experience with soft materials (polymeric, colloidal) 
  • Two (2) Recommendation letters 
  • Publications and Presentation/communication skills 

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience in experimental techniques, especially rheology, scattering or microscopy
  • Experience in programing and computer simulations 

Application Procedure

Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications to the address (hr@iesl.forth.gr), with cc to Prof. George Petekidis (georgp@iesl.forth.gr) and Dr. Dusanka Ljumovic (cocogel@iesl.forth.gr).

 

In order to be considered, the application must include:

  • Application Form  (Form Greek or Form English to the left)
  • Detailed curriculum vitae (CV) of the candidate
  • Scanned Copies of academic titles
  • Two (2) Recommendation letters sent directly to hr@iesl.forth.gr and to Prof. George Petekidis

Appointment Duration

12 - 36 Months