Open position for a Senior Researcher / Technical Project manager

The Data and Web Science Lab (Datalab) research lab of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is looking for a highly motivated Senior researcher / Technical project manager for employment in European H2020 and National R&D projects in the field of data science.

Quick facts

  • Employment and participation in European and national RnD projects
  • Duration: 18-24 months, with the possibility of extension
  • Starting date: immediately
  • Work in an innovative, open-minded, interdisciplinary environment
  • Apply by sending your CV and a brief cover letter to Prof. Athena Vakali ( with cc to Dr. Pavlos Sermpezis (

Role description

  • Supervision of technical work and management of teams in the lab’s research projects (e.g,. co-define technical specifications, task allocation and supervision, technical deliverables, communication with partners, dissemination activities, project monitoring).
  • Planning, creative thinking, and extending the lab’s agenda for novel research and innovation.
  • Participation in the design and development of novel software tools/services/”products”.
  • Participation in the lab’s efforts for acquiring funding (e.g., proposal writing).

Skills / qualifications

  • Background in at least one of the fields: data science, Web science, software engineering, applied mathematics and statistics.
  • PhD degree (preferred) or MSc degree in a relevant domain.
  • +3 years of working experience within research projects.
  • Experience in funding proposal preparation and writing.
  • Proven communication, presentation and team management skills.