Opening for one PhD student position in the project ARCHERS

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Rethymno 26/01/2017

Opening for one (1) PhD student position in the project

Advancing Young Researchers' Human Capital in Cutting Edge Technologies in the Preservation of Cultural Heritage and the Tackling of Societal Challenges

Funded by Stavros Niarchos Foundation

The Institute for Mediterranean Studies of the Foundation for research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), in the frame of the project ARCHERS, funded by Stavros Niarchos Foundation, is seeking to recruit one (1) PhD student.

Job Description

Main objective of this research is to chart the research institutes which were active in the field of the agricultural    production in Greece during the twentieth century and to evaluate their contribution to the modernization of the agricultural sector in Greece

Required qualifications

  • BSc degree in History (20%)
  • MSc degree in Modern and Contemporary History of Greece (30%)
  • Documented experience in archival research (15%)
  • Fluency in Modern Greek (25%)

Additional desirable qualifications

  • Good knowledge of English or French (10%)

Location: IMS-FORTH, Rethymno Crete GREECE

Start Date: 1st of April, 2017

Duration of appointment: 12 month (with possibility of extension according to the needs of the project).

Approx. stipend: €750 (net)

Application Submission

Interested candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit their applications, no later than the 28th of February 2017, 23:59 local Greece time to the address, with cc to

In order to be considered, the application must include:

  • Application Form (please download form at the end of this page)
  • Detailed curriculum vitae (CV) of the candidate
  • Copies of academic titles/transcripts

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


For information and questions regarding the application and selection procedure, candidates are asked to contact the IMS secretariat (, tel. +30 28310-27281.

For additional information on the specific research subject, candidates may contact Prof. Christos Hadziiossif at

Selection Announcement

The result of the selection will be announced on the website of IMS-FORTH (

Candidates have the right to appeal the selection decision, by addressing their written objection to the IMS secretariat within five (5) days since the results announcement on the web. They also have the right to access (a) the files of the candidates as well as (b) the table of candidates' scores (ranking of candidates results). All the above information related to the selection procedure will be available at the secretariat of IMS-FORTH in line with the Hellenic Data Protection Authority.

Application form