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Post Doctoral fellow appointment
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€ 12000-14000 (per annum after tax and social security deduction) depending on qualifications and FORTH salary/fellowship regulations.
Herakleion, Crete, Greece
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Position Description

The researcher is expected to perform high-level, competitive research on the development and optimization of experimental holographic interferometry methods, aim-targeted experimental design, development of instrumentation procedures and methodologies, analysis, post-processing and interpretation of holographic interferometry data and modeling with emphasis on applications in structural diagnosis for items of cultural heritage. This research will be conducted in the context of a highly cross-disciplinary project, iPhotoCult, aiming to develop and establish high technology portable instrumentation for the restoration and conservation of Cultural Heritage. The project joins together major centers of research.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD either in Applied Sciences, Physics, Engineering, Photonics or relevant field
  • Experience in lasers, optics, and experimental physics 

            Experience especially in holography and holographic interferometry data analysis will be highly appreciated

            Knowledge of Thermography and other Non-Destructive Testing tools is advantageous

Desirable Qualifications

  • Strong background and experience in experimental physics, instrumentation development/testing and methodology development
  • Previous post-doctoral experience advantageous 
  • Ability to conduct independent, original research in an interdisciplinary context
  • Competence in English (written and spoken)

Application Procedure

Interested candidates, who fulfill the above requirements, are kindly asked to submit their applications by e-mail to Dr Vivi Tornari (vivitor@iesl.forth.gr).


The application package must include the following :

·         Application Form (please download form at the end of this page)

·         Detailed curriculum vitae (CV) of the candidate

·         Motivation letter by the candidate

·         Copies (in pdf format) of academic titles/transcripts

·         At least two (2) recommendation letters.

The applicant should arrange that these letters be sent to IESL-FORTH (hr@iesl.forth.gr, vivitor@iesl.forth.gr ) directly by their scientific supervisor/ employer.

Appointment Duration

36 months (with possibility of extension to 42 months)