Title: Special Project Support Scientist

N. Seats: One (1)

Category: the duration of employment will be 1 year with the possibility of renewal

Place of Work: University of Cyprus and Bank of Cyprus Oncology Centre, Nicosia

Applications are accepted for the filling of one (1) vacancy of a full-time Specialist Scientist (140 hours/month), with funding from the Research Program DL-MechanoPredictor (European Research Council, Coordinator: Dr. Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos).

The successful candidate will participate in the research, clinical and administrative activities (University of Cyprus and Bank of Cyprus Oncology Center) under the responsibility of Dr. Konstantinidou and in collaboration with the members of the research team of the program, and other health professionals.


Holder of a bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Nursing or Master’s degree (MSc or PhD) in life sciences or Biomedical Sciences.
Excellent knowledge of Greek and English.


To contribute to the smooth conduct of the research work of the project in coordination with other members of the research team and health professionals.
Process and store biological samples in accordance with applicable protocols.
Operate and maintain equipment and laboratory instruments.
Analyze, manage and share data, ensuring the validity and reliability of the data.
Collect clinical data and maintain organized and accurate records of clinical and / or experimental data.
To support the preparation and submission of research papers and results.
Develop protocols, techniques and procedures for the current project or other related projects.
Undertake appropriate administrative tasks as required.
Perform any other tasks required during the project.


The duration of employment will be for the period March 2023-February 2024 with the possibility of renewal. The monthly gross earnings amount to €1700 – €2400 depending on the qualifications/experience of the candidate. From this amount will be cut off the contributions of an employee to the various state funds and any income tax.  No 13th salary is paid.

A letter of interest in this position.
Full curriculum vitae (including contact address and telephone number).
Copies of degrees and detailed scores.
Names of two persons from whom recommendations may be sought

Interested parties are invited to send the required data electronically to the e-mail address [email protected] until January 27, 2023 at 14.00 in PDF / WORD format.

At least the three leading candidates per position who meet the required qualifications will be invited for an interview before a three-member committee.

Candidates will be informed by the entity by e-mail about the result of their application.

Having regard to the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament, the University of Cyprus collects and processes your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the regulation.

The University of Cyprus (WC) promotes inclusion, diversity, equality and the elimination of all forms of discrimination, so that there is a fair, safe and pleasant environment for the entire university community, where students and staff, through and beyond their multiple identities, feel supported, both in their professional and personal development. That is why it seeks to create the right conditions that encourage and respect diversity and ensure dignity, both in the workplace and in the wider society. At the same time, the WC adopted specific policies to promote equal opportunities and respect and understanding of diversity and is committed to promoting and maintaining a working, educational and learning environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, whether direct or indirect.

For more information, interested parties can contact Dr. Anastasia Konstantinidou (email: [email protected]).

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