ONE ESR (Early Stage Researcher) POSITION at the ACADEMY OF ATHENS (Greece)


As part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA), STARDUST-R, the Research Committee of the Academy of Athens (AA) offers a fully funded three-year ESR position to be hosted under the  supervision of researchers at the Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics (RCAAM) of the Academy of Athens on the following subject:

  • Resonant long term dynamics and the chaotic diffusion of space debris
  • Potential applicants may also be interested in other ESR positions offered within the network STARDUST-R. More information is available at

STARDUST-R project is funded by the European Union in the framework of the HORIZON 2020 programme for Research and Innovation and has a total duration of 4 years. It is implemented by an international consortium of 13 organisations including the university of Strathclyde as coordinator and the Academy of Athens / Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics (RCAAM) as one of the beneficiaries. The STARDUST-R project is an Innovative Training Network (ITN) under the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions programme (MSCA).

REQUIREMENTS: All qualified candidates irrespective of gender or nationality are welcome to apply as long as the following conditions have been fulfilled:

  • A successful candidate must hold a Master degree in Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Engineering or Computer Science;
  • Knowledge of a computer language or algebraic manipulator (C, Java, Fortran, MATLAB, Mathematica) is desirable;
  • A successful candidate should have good oral and written communication skills in English;


At the time of appointment applicants:

  • should have no more than 4 years’ research experience after graduation;
  • should have not resided in Greece for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately before the appointment;
  • should not be holders of a PhD degree.

APPLICATIONS: Interested applicants should send by e-mail to, c/o Dr. Christos Efthymiopoulos, with a c.c. to, the following documents in English:

a) curriculum vitae (CV) following the template available at ;

b) transcripts and certificates proving the qualifications and experience of the candidate;

c) two letters of reference;

d) cover letter explaining their motivation and research interests. Applicants should also state in their cover letter whether they apply to other ESR positions within the STARDUST-R network, besides AA,  including a number-ranked preference list for these posts.

e) Photocopy of ID card or Passport;





The full text of the call is attached.


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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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