14/01/2021
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PhD candidate


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Crete
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    27/01/2021 14:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Greece › Heraklion
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    25
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    15/02/2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Study of the molecular physiology of cancer stem cells (CBCs) that is

responsible for the acquisition of cancer cell therapeutic resistance,

aggressiveness and high metastatic potential.

Specifically, the PhD candidate will be involved in:

1) Identifying long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) as cancer stem cell

biomarkers / analysis of their expression in vitro in human cancer lines

and ex vivo in human cancer and normal tissues

2) Investigating the underlying molecular mechanism of action of

specific lncRNAs on the functional properties of cancer stem cells in

vitro and in vivo

More Information

Eligibility criteria

in order to apply for the proposal, according to the Greek law, all degrees must be recognized by DOATAP (Hellenic NARIC), an organization supervised by the Hellenic Ministry of Education. It is responsible for the recognition of university or technological degrees that are awarded by foreign Higher Education Institutions (H.E.I.).

The Hellenic NARIC is also responsible for providing information about educational systems and accreditation of Institutions in Greece and abroad.

http://www.doatap.gr/en/index.php

Selection process

The selection process will be performed by an evaluation committee of

experts, which will assess the qualifications of each candidate, as

defined above, and his/her performance in an oral examination

(interview). In the interview the candidates will be evaluated in a

number of critical dimensions (scientific background, laboratory skills

and abilities, personality, communication skills, etc)

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Biological sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

1) Degree in Biomedical Sciences awarded by a Greek University or an

equivalent academic title of a corresponding specialty awarded by

foreign Higher Education Institutions that has been recognized by the

Hellenic National Recognition and Information Center (Hellenic

N.A.R.I.C. / Δ.Ο.Α.Τ.Α.Π.) .

2) Proven acceptance by a University program that leads to a doctoral

degree

3) Excellent or very good knowledge of the English language (oral and

written skills)

Specific Requirements

The following qualifications are not required but will be considered as

additional assets:

• Msc in Molecular/Cellular Biology or Biomedicine or related field

awarded by a Greek University or an equivalent academic title of a

corresponding specialty awarded by foreign Higher Education

Institutions, that has been recognized by the Hellenic National

Recognition and Information Center (Hellenic N.A.R.I.C. / Δ.Ο.Α.Τ.Α.Π.) .

• Publications in international peer-reviewed biomedical journals

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Crete
Greece
Crete
Heraklion
70013
University Campus, Voutes

EURAXESS offer ID: 594829

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