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Call for the position of the Director of the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser of FORTH

Sep 13, 2012

Summary

Employer: Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of FORTH [http://www.iesl.forth.gr]
Location: Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Posted: 12 September 2012
Expires: 22 October 2012

Description

Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of FORTH
Heraklion, Crete, Greece

The Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) was established in 1983 as part of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), also established in 1983. FORTH is one of the largest research centers in Greece with well - organized facilities and highly qualified personnel. It functions under the supervision of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Hellenic Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs and consists of six Research Institutes located in Heraklion, Rethymnon and Patras.

The research of IESL focuses on fundamental and applied issues related to materials science and technology and laser interactions with matter. The research activities are centred around two major areas:

  • Laser Interactions and Photonics Division
  • Materials and Devices Division

The position being advertised is that of the Director of the Institute, and is based in Heraklion.

The Director is expected to be an internationally known scientist in one of the research fields of the Institute and to have considerable administrative experience. He/she will be expected to help formulate and lead IESL’s future strategic development activities and initiatives. The Director should be a citizen of a member state of the E.U. and at the time of his/her appointment, must be under the age of 63.

Apply

Candidates should be fluent in writing and speaking Greek and should apply directly to the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Greece. Details about the position and the application procedure can be found here.