Employment Opportunities

We invite candidates to consider the Institute of Astrophysics at FORTH as a host for Individual Fellowships as well as for extended visits. Information on the current activities and research infrastructure are described in our "Research Topicsweb page. One may also visit the past members page where we are proud to present the successful  careers  of our previous postdocs and students. The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) is the foremost research organisation in Greece consistently ranked as #1, using any of the well known metrics.

Research opportunities are also offered by the European Commission such as the Marie Curie Individual Fellowships, with the next deadline οn September 2022 and the ERC Starting GrantsERC Consolidator Grants,  and ERC Advanced Grants  with deadlines on 13 January 2022, March 2022 and August 2022 respectively.

In particular we welcome foreign students at all levels (undergraduate, Masters and PhD) who wish to have the Institute of Astrophysics as their host institution for a formal internship or a short term visit. Please review the "Research Topicsweb page to the research areas of our staff as well as Skinakas Observatory for our prime observing facility. The complete list of students who have enjoyed a scientifically formative as well as socially pleasant internship/visit is available here.

Open calls

  • A Software engineer / Data analyst [PDF file] - Deadline 30 November 2021 (Application form - MS Word file)
  • One position for "Dissemination of Astronomy" [PDF file ] - Deadline 30 November 2021 (Application form - MS Word file)

Previous calls

  • One MSc student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 01 November 2021 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • An undergraduate student position [PDF file ] - Deadline September 29th 2021 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • A PhD student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 7th July 2021 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • A Technical Support Staff [PDF file] - Deadline 7th July 2021 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • One PostDoc position  [PDF file] - Deadline 20 May 2021 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • One MSc student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 08 May 2021 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • A PhD student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 7th February 2021 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • A postdoctoral researcher position [PDF file] - Deadline 7th February 2021 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • Two MSc student positions [PDF file ] - Deadline 23 Dec. 2020 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • A postdoctoral researcher position [PDF file] - Deadline 2nd December 2020 (Application form - MS Word file)
  • A System and Network Administrator [PDF file] - Deadline 21 October 2020 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • An Associate Researcher position [PDF file] - Deadline 25 September 2020
  • PhD student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 15 Sep. 2020 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • PhD student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 23 Aug. 2020 (Application form - MS Word file)
  • A postdoctoral researcher position [PDF file] - Deadline 9 August 2020 (Application form - MS Word file)
  • PhD student positions [PDF file ] - Deadline 31 Jul. 2020
  • One MSc student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 26 Mar. 2020 (Application form - MS Word file - Result (PDF file)
  • One PostDoc position  [PDF file] - Deadline 29 Feb. 2020 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • Two PhD student positions [PDF file ] - Deadline 21 Feb. 2020  (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • One administrative position  [PDF file] - Deadline 28 Nov. 2019 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • One PhD student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 19 Nov. 2019  (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • One MSc student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 5 Nov. 2019 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)