PhD Fellowship “Production and characterization of realistic atmospheric aerosol for health studies”

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    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)


PhD Fellowship “Production and characterization of realistic atmospheric aerosol for health studies”



The Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences, Foundation of Research and Technology - Hellas, (FORTH/ICE-HT) is seeking applicants for one PhD fellowship in the context of the research project “Impact of Exposome on the Course of Lung Diseases (REMEDIA)”, which is implemented under the H2020 Research and Innovation Action.



Job Description

To conduct research in the framework of the aforementioned project "REMEDIA". The main objective of REMEDIA is to investigate the effect of the exposome and especially air quality on the course of lung diseases. The objective of this job is to investigate the chemistry that takes place in the mobile atmospheric simulation system that is used to produce realistic air atmospheric aerosols for the REMEDIA studies.



Location: FORTH/ICE-HT, Patras, Greece

Duration: 12 months, with the potential of renewal

Fellowship: 840 Euros per month

Envisaged starting date: 1/4/2021



Requirements and Qualifications

The candidate is required to hold a ΒS and an MSc. in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, and must have been admitted to a PhD programme by a Greek University. Experience in atmospheric aerosols is required. Moreover, the candidate must be fluent in English.


The evaluation of the candidacies will be based on the following criteria and qualifications:




Evaluation criteria

BS in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering


Diploma grade Χ 3.4

MS in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering


Degree grade Χ 3

Experience in atmospheric aerosols


Length of experience

(1,5/month, max. 24 months)



Application Submission

Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements should submit their applications, no later than 4/3/2021, 16:00, 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
  • Certificate of previous experience

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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