Postgraduate Fellowship “Computer-aided design toolbox for bioprinting applications”

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Postgraduate Fellowship “Computer-aided design toolbox for bioprinting applications



The Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences, Foundation of Research and Technology - Hellas, (FORTH/ICE- HT) is seeking applicants for one postgraduate research fellowship in the context of the research project Precision Manufacturing of Microengineered Complex Joint Implants (JOINTPROMISE)”, which is implemented under the H2020 Research and Innovation Action.



Job Description

To conduct research in the framework of the aforementioned project "JOINTPROMISE". The main objective of the specific part of JOINTPROMISE is to model and simulate the culture process of microtissues for enhanced bioreactor process design. The main focus will be on the effect of shear stress on microtissues, and bioreactor dimension and geometric feature determination, and step-by-step in silico representation of mass transport through biologically relevant porous media and tissues.



Location: FORTH/ICE-HT, Patras, Greece

Duration: 4 months, with the potential of renewal

Fellowship: 830 euros/month

Envisaged starting date: 1/10/2020



Requirements and Qualifications

Education degree: Level of Masters in Chemical Engineering.

Proven experience in research projects.

Candidates must have good knowledge of English.


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




Evaluation criteria

Proven experience in modeling and simulation of reactive flow and mass transport models in layers of cells and biologically relevant porous media



Duration of proven research experience

Proven experience in CFD methods and algorithms and usage of established CFD software, in Computer-Aided Design of chemical bioprocesses at material and module level



Duration of proven research experience in research

Experience in externally funded projects in the aforementioned subjects


Duration of participation in funded projects

Publications in international journals and announcements in conferences in the aforementioned subjects



Number of publications in journals, number of presentations and announcements in conferences and symposia



Application Submission

Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements should submit their applications, no later than 31/08/2020, 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 Dr. Vasilis Burganos, tel: +30 2610 965215, e-mail: vbur@iceht.forth.gr.



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