POSITION TITLE: Special Teaching Scientist


CATEGORY: Part-time contract for the 2023-2024 Fall Semester (September 2023 – December 2023) with the possibility of reemployment for another 2 semesters.

PLACE OF WORK: University of Cyprus, Sports Centre, Lefkosia

The Sports Centre is accepting applications to fill two (2) positions of Specialists for teaching the following selected sports courses, which may be offered based on the needs of the University of Cyprus.

  1. Lifelong Physical Fitness
  2. Football

These courses are open to all students of the University of Cyprus.  The courses will be offered according to the needs of the University of Cyprus and the number of students interested.  Each Teaching Specialist selected will be employed for one to three semesters (not necessarily consecutively or within the 2023-2024 academic year) under separate contracts, depending on his/her performance and the courses offered. Filling of positions is subject to funding availability.


The primary purpose of this course is to enable students to acquire movement skills and positive experiences through active participation in physical recreational activities with the ultimate goal of engaging students in lifelong exercise.

The main task for the above positions are:

  1. 1. Organization of courses
  2. 2. Teaching ( theory and practise )

The courses are under the supervision of the Sports Council of the University of Cyprus.


  1. University degree in Physical Education and Sport Sciences.
  2. Postgraduate Master’s Degree



  1. Specialisation in the specific sport/course.
  2. Teaching experience at a University Institution.
  3. Doctoral degree







The hourly rate is €40.00 for postgraduate degree holders and €68.00 for doctoral degree holders. Payment is made as follows: fee x teaching hours x 15 weeks (duration of the winter semester). Employee deductions will be made from the above amount to the various state funds.

Interested parties are requested to submit the below in one copy:

1.Letter of Expression of Interest for the said post.


3.Copies of diplomas.

4.Two letters of recommendation.


In case the selected person is employed in the Public Sector or wider Public Sector, he/she should obtain prior permission from the relevant Department/Ministry or wider Public Sector.


The selected candidate will be asked to provide certified photocopies of diplomas from the Ministry of Education (in case of diplomas from private schools/universities in Cyprus) or from the Issuing Authority (in case of universities abroad).


The above information should be delivered by hand or electronically ([email protected]) to the Sports Council, at the Sports Centre of the University of Cyprus (University Campus), P.O.Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia no later than 2 June 2023 between the hours of 8:00-14:00.

For further information, interested parties may contact the Secretariat of the Sports Council Mrs Natassa Charalambous, contact phone number 22894180.

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

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

Bearing in mind 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 (UC) promotes inclusion, diversity, equality and the elimination of all forms of discrimination in order to provide a fair, safe and enjoyable environment for the whole university community, where students and staff, within and beyond their multiple identities, feel supported, both in their professional and personal development. It therefore seeks to create the right conditions that encourage and respect diversity and ensure dignity, both in the workplace and in wider society. At the same time, the CI has 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.

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