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 Topics" web 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. All employment contracts have the standard insurance/health benefits of the European Union.

Research opportunities are also offered by the European Commission such as the Marie Curie Individual Fellowships, with the next deadline οn September 11, 2024 and the ERC Starting GrantsERC Consolidator Grants,  and ERC Advanced Grants  with deadlines on 24 October 2023, 12 December 2023 and 29 August 2024 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 Topics" web 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

  • Expression of interest for multiple PhD positions related to the ERC Starting Grant MMMonsters  - Deadline 15th May 2024 [PDF file]

  • One (1) PhD student position in the project BOOTES [PDF file] - Deadline 1st May 2024

  • Expression of interest for multiple postdoc positions related to the ERC Starting Grant MMMonsters  - Deadline 15th December 2023 [PDF file]

Previous calls

  • One position for "Dissemination of Astronomy" [PDF file ] - Deadline 29 May 2024 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)

  • One (1) PostDoc position in the project MMMonsters [PDF file] - Deadline 5th May 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)

  • One (1) PhD position in the project PDE00556 [PDF file] - Deadline 8th May 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)

  • One (1) PhD position in the project PDE00555 [PDF file] - Deadline 5th May 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)

  • One (1) PhD position in the project PDE00555 [PDF file] - Deadline 5th May 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)

  • One (1) PhD position in the project PDE00555 [PDF file] - Deadline 5th May 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)

  • One (1) PhD position in the project SMILE [PDF file] - Deadline 20th April 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)

  • One (1) Post Doc position in the project SMILE [PDF file] - Deadline 20th April 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)

  • One (1) PhD student position #2 in the project BOOTES [PDF file] - Deadline April 19th 2024 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)

  • One (1) PhD student position #1 in the project BOOTES [PDF file] - Deadline April 19th 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)

  • One (1) Software Engineer position in the project ARGOS - CDS [PDF file] - Deadline 29th March 2024 - Result - (PDF file) 

  • A number of postdoctoral researcher positions associated with the ERA Chair in "Astro-Informatics" of Dr. Jean-Luc Starck are available in : a) Radio Weak Lensing, b) Weak Lensing & High Order Statistics

  • One (1) Technical Staff position in the project BOOTES [PDF file] - Deadline 2nd February 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Post Doc position in the project BOOTES [PDF file] - Deadline 1st February 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Post Doc position in the project BOOTES [PDF file] - Deadline 1st February 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Post Doc position in the project BOOTES [PDF file] - Deadline 1st February 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) PhD student position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 4th January 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) PhD student position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 4th January 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Post Doc position in the project SMILE [PDF file] - Deadline 4th January 2024 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Post Doc position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 22nd December 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Phd Student position in the project ARGOS - CDS [PDF file] - Deadline 1st December 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Software Engineer position in the project ARGOS - CDS [PDF file] - Deadline 27th November 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)  

  • One (1) PhD student position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 3rd December 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) PhD student position in the project CYGNUS+ (ΠΑΡ00860 [PDF file] - Deadline 27th November 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) MSc student position in the project SMILE [PDF file] - Deadline 3rd December 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Undergraduate Student position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 3rd October 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) PhD student position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 3rd October 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Post Doc position in the project SFERICSS [PDF file] - Deadline 7th October 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Technical Staff position in the project Scylight - ESA [PDF file] - Deadline 31st August 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) PhD student position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 25th August 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) MSc student position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 25th August 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Undergraduate Student position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 25th August 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Post Doc position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 4th July 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Technical Staff position in the project Scylight - ESA [PDF file] - Deadline 1st July 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Undergraduate Student position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 30th June 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) Project Manager position in the project ARGOS - CDS [PDF file] - Deadline 2nd April 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 

  • Two (2) MSc student positions in the project EPICS / ELIDEK [PDF file] - Deadline 1st April 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) Result - (PDF file) 

  • Two (2) MSc student positions in the project ARGOS - CDS [PDF file] - Deadline 1st April 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) Result - (PDF file) 

  • One (1) PhD student position in the project PASIPHAE [PDF file] - Deadline 1st March 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file - Result - (PDF file) 
  • One (1) PhD student position in the project PDE00556 [PDF file] - Deadline 1st March 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file) 
  • One (1) PhD student position [PDF file] - Deadline 31st January 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file) Result - (PDF file)
  • Two (2) postdoctoral and two (2) PhD student positions funded by the ERC "SMILE: Search for milli-lenses to discriminate between dark matter models" to be formally advertised  soon. More info on the following [PDF file]
  • One (1) PostDoc position [PDF file] - Deadline 31st December 2022 - (Application form - MS Word file) Result - (PDF file)
  • One MSc student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 30 December 2022 (Application form - MS Word file) Result - (PDF file)
  • One (1) PhD student position [PDF file] - Deadline 1st January 2023 - (Application form - MS Word file)

  • One (1) postdoctoral position [PDF file] - Deadline 31st December 2022 - (Application form - MS Word file

  • One (1)  PhD student position [PDF file] - Deadline 1st December 2022 - (Application form - MS Word file) Result - (PDF file)
  • One MSc student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 01 November 2022 (Application form - MS Word file) Result - (PDF file)
  • One MSc student position [PDF file ] - Deadline 01 November 2022 (Application form - MS Word file) Result - (PDF file)
  • One (1)  PhD student position [PDF file] - Deadline 11th October 2022 - (Application form - MS Word file) Result - (PDF file)
  • One (1)  PhD student position [PDF file] - Deadline 30th September 2022 - (Application form - MS Word file) Result - (PDF file)
  • Position of the Director of IA [PDF file] - Deadline 30 September 2022
  • One (1) postdoctoral position [PDF file] - Deadline 4th September 2022 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result - (PDF file)
  • One (1) postdoctoral position [PDF file] - Deadline 22 August 2022 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • A postdoctoral researcher position [PDF file] - Deadline 2 June 2022 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • A Technical Support Staff [PDF file] - Deadline 1st February 2022 (Application form - MS Word file) - Result (PDF file)
  • A Software engineer / Data analyst [PDF file] - Deadline 30 November 2021 (Application form - MS Word file - Result (PDF file)
  • One position for "Dissemination of Astronomy" [PDF file ] - Deadline 30 November 2021 (Application form - MS Word file - Result (PDF file)
  • 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)