Three Postdoctoral Researchers And Two Phd Training Positions [Ref # Orz-0416] (# Of Pos: 5)

Universities and Institutes of Greece
December 10, 2022
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  • Organisation/Company: Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas
  • Research Field: Biological sciences
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 10/12/2022 14:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Greece › AGIOS MYRONAS
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/02/2023
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: HE
  • Reference Number: 101087110
  • The Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB-FORTH www., under the European Program ERA Chair (HORIZON- WIDERA-2022-TALENTS-01: 2023-2028), entitled «Microbial Biopesticides to Control Disease Vectors and Agricultural Pests» (Acronym: MicroBioPest, GA- 101087110), awarded to IMBB, invites applications for three Postdoctoral and two PhD positions.

    Info about the project:

    John Vontas and George Dimopoulos, Adjunct Researcher at the IMBB (and Johns Hopkins University Professor) aim to establish an international research team in Crete, to develop Microbial Biopesticides. IMBB-FORTH, located at Heraklion Crete Greece, is one of the most prominent life science research institutions in Greece, with an outstanding record of scientific achievements, state of the art infrastructure and a broad range of research and innovation activities. Several structural reforms, including insectary renovation and the establishment of a BSL-3 lab for work with vector borne pathogens have been initiated.


    Contract Duration: 3 years, renewable based on the program's needs


    PDRA 2500 - 3000 € monthly cost (including taxes and social security contributions)

    PhD 900-1200 € monthly fellowship (net amount for candidate)

    Eligibility criteria

    The application should consist of:

  • CV
  • Brief statement of interest
  • Selection process

    Evaluation procedure

    Applications will be evaluated by a three-member evaluation committee. In case of interview procedure, candidates will be invited to participate in person or teleconference.

    The announcement of the results will be posted on the website of FORTH-IMBB. This publication confers the right to object to the results within 5 working days of the date of the results announcement.

    The selected candidates will be notified personally regarding the success of his/her application and will be requested to submit certified copies of his/her degrees. In the event that the documents submitted to not agree with the original application the candidate will be dismissed.

    Offer Requirements
  • ENGLISH: Excellent



    For PDRA positions: PhD in Biology/Molecular Biology/Entomology/Microbiology/ Biochemistry; experience in molecular entomology and/or mosquito-vector biology and/or pesticides and/or microbiology.

    For PhD positions: Master degree in Biology/Molecular Biology/Entomology/Microbiology/ Biochemistry/Chemistry; experience in molecular entomology and/or mosquito-vector biology and/or pesticides and/or microbiology.

    The successful applicants will undertake part of the microbial biopesticide discovery pipeline, from the basic ecology, to the molecular elucidation of the mode of action of the novel leads. They should also be adaptable and able to work with a range of people in a multicultural environment. Excellent knowledge of English is required.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas
  • Department: Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https:// www.
  • Country: Greece
  • City: Heraklion
  • Postal Code: 70013
  • Street: Vassilika Vouton
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