Postdoctoral/Research Assignment “Extension of the operation of atmospheric simulation chamber infrastructure to enable the studies of the impact of air quality on health and cultural heritage”

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    Professions and applied sciences
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)

The Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences, Foundation of Research and Technology - Hellas, (FORTH/ICE-HT) is seeking applicants for one postdoctoral/research assignment in the context of the research project EUROCHAMP-2020 Integration of European Simulation Chambers for Investigating Atmospheric Processes – Towards 2020 and beyond”, which is implemented under the EU-Horizon 2020 Research Framework Programme.


Job Description

To conduct research in the framework of the aforementioned project "EUROCHAMP-2020". The main objective of EUROCHAMP-2020 is to integrate the most advanced European Atmospheric Simulation Chambers into a world-class infrastructure for research and innovation in atmospheric science and related fields. The objective of this job is to improve the operation of the FORTH atmospheric simulation chamber.


Location: FORTH/ICE-HT, Patras, Greece

Duration: 6 months, with the potential of renewal

Salary: 3000 Euros per month (total cost of the employer, including social security and taxes)

Envisaged starting date: 1/10/2019


Requirements and Qualifications

Candidates are required to hold a PhD in Chemical Engineering or Environmental Sciences. Moreover, the candidate must be fluent in English. The evaluation of the candidacies will be based on the following criteria and qualifications:




Evaluation criteria

PhD in Chemical Engineering or Environmental Sciences


PhD thesis relevant to atmospheric aerosols

Proven experience in atmospheric aerosol research


Duration of proven research experience in research groups and projects

Publications on atmospheric chemistry and aerosols


Quality and number of related publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings


Application Submission

Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements should submit their applications, no later than 17 September 2019, 16:00h, by email to Kleanthi Zacharopoulou: kleanthi@iceht.forth.gr.

In order to be considered, the application must include:

  • Application letter
  • CV
  • Scanned copies of academic titles
  • Statement of research interests

    Any application received after the deadline will not be considered for the selection.


    Selection Procedure

    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.

    The outcome of the selection will be announced on the website of FORTH/ICE-HT as well as on the website of “DIAVGEIA”.



    For information and questions regarding the application and selection procedure, candidates are asked to contact the FORTH/ICE-HT Research Secretariat, e-mail: kleanthi@iceht.forth.gr, 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: spyros@chemeng.upatras.gr.


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