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Postdoctoral Research Assignment “Measurements of Gas and Particulate Air Pollutants using Low-Cost Sensors”
The Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences, Foundation of Research and Technology - Hellas, (FORTH/ICE- HT) is seeking applicants for one position for postdoctoral research assignment in the context of the research project «Constrained aerosol forcing for improved climate projections(FORCes)” (Grant Agreement number: 821205 — FORCeS — H2020-LC-CLA-2018-2019-2020 / H2020-LC-CLA-2018-2) which is implemented under the EU-Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Action.
To conduct research under a work or a fixed-term employment contract in the framework of the aforementioned project "FORCeS". The main objective of FORCeS is to understand and reduce the long-standing uncertainty in anthropogenic aerosol radiative forcing and to increase confidence in climate projections. The objective of this job is to improve the simulations of the concentrations of atmospheric pollutants combining model predictions and measurements from low-cost air pollutant sensor networks.
Location: FORTH/ICE-HT, Patras, Greece
Duration: up to 10 months, with the potential of renewal or extension according to the needs of the project
Salary: up to approximately 2000 € per month depending on the qualifications (total cost of the employer, including social security and taxes)
Envisaged starting date: 1/3/2023
Requirements and Qualifications
Candidates are required to have a Diploma and a PhD in Engineering. Moreover, candidates must have good knowledge of the Greek and English (level B2) language.
The evaluation of the candidacies will be based on the following criteria and qualifications:
Publications in peer-review international journals or in peer-reviewed proceedings of international conferences & meetings in the analysis and processing of data
5 points per publication, with a maximum of 40 points
Experience in the use of low-cost sensors
10 points per year, with a maximum of 30 points
Participation in research programs in the environmental area
10 points per year, with a maximum of 20 points
Relevance of the PhD thesis with analysis and processing of data
Medium relevance: 5 points
Strong relevance: 10 points
Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements should submit their applications, no later than 3/2/2023, 16:00, by email to Kleanthi Zacharopoulou: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to be considered, the application must include:
· Application letter
· Scanned copies of academic titles & English language certificate
· Copies of publications in peer-review international journals and in peer-reviewed proceedings of international conferences & meetings
· Copy of PhD thesis
· Employer’s certificate and any other official documentation of the required experience
Any application received after the deadline will not be considered for the selection.
Applications that are received on time will be evaluated by a scientific committee using the criteria mentioned above. If necessary, certain candidates will be invited to a personal interview with the committee.
(a) Background in the objective of the assignment (5 points). (b) Organizational and communication skills (5 points). (c) Team-spirit and self-motivation (5 points). (d) Commitment to achieving the goals (5 points)
The outcome of the selection will be announced on the website of FORTH/ICE-HT as well as on the website of “DIAVGEIA”.
The result of the selection will be announced on the website of: FORTH/ICE-HT.
Candidates have the right to appeal the selection decision, by addressing their written objection to the FORTH/ICE-HT Research Secretariat, e-mail: email@example.com, within five (5) days after the results announcement on the web.
For information and questions regarding the application and selection procedure, candidates are asked to contact the FORTH/ICE-HT Research Secretariat, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel.: +30 2610 965278.
For information and questions about the advertised position and the research activity of the group or the Institute, candidates are asked to contact Professor Spyros Pandis, tel: +30 2610 969510, e-mail:email@example.com.
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