Title: Special Scientist (Research)
No. of Position(s): 2
Category: 1 Year Contract (subject to renewal)
Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia
The research laboratory of Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) of the Department of Computer
Science, University of Cyprus, announces two full time positions:
• Special Scientist (Research): 140 hours/month
The selected candidates will work as researchers on EU funded projects that the SEIT lab participates/coordinates:
Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships, Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliances and AAL projects. Besides research, the selected
candidates will be asked to manage a number of these projects. In addition, the positions require from the candidates
to be able to travel for meetings (after the end of the COVID19 pandemic). Finally, the candidates are expected to
take an active role in the preparation of proposals for further funding, as well as participate in the authoring of related
SEIT focuses its research activities on two important areas of Information Technology, namely Software Engineering
and Internet Technologies. More information can be found in the SEIT Lab website: www.cs.ucy.ac.cy/seit.
The candidates are expected to be highly-motivated individuals with proven capability to work in a demanding, multidisciplinary research environment and eager to be actively engaged in the demanding activities of European projects,
and collaborating efficiently with the SEIT research team. Minimal requirements include:
1. Degree in Computer Science.
2. Knowledge and experience on any of the following regarding EU funded projects: accomplish research tasks,
project management, team coordination/collaboration.
3. Expertise and experience in coding will be considered as a plus (Web development, mobile development).
4. Very good knowledge of the English language.
5. MSc and/or PhD in computing will be considered as a plus.
The successful candidates will need to work on research and management related tasks for the projects that the
SEIT Lab is involved. Moderate Travelling is needed. Furthermore, the successful candidates will be strongly
encouraged to pursue PhD studies (in case they do not possess the relevant degree) or post-doctoral ones (in case
they are a PhD holder).
The positions are on a contract basis of one year, subject to renewal (based on performance and availability of
funding). The monthly gross salary is equal to €2000 – 2200 depending on qualifications. Employee contributions will
be deducted from the above amount. The positions do not include a 13th Salary bonus.
Interested candidates should submit by the 26th of April 2021 the following items, in PDF format, via e-mail to: Prof.
George A. Papadopoulos, email: [email protected], CC: [email protected]
i. Cover letter that specifies their employment availability date.
ii. A detailed curriculum vitae in Greek or in English.
iii. Copies of transcripts of BSc/MSc/PhD degree(s).
iv. The names and contact details of at least two University professors from whom references may be requested.
For more information, interested individuals may contact: Christos Mettouris ([email protected], Tel.: +357
99292254) or Alexandros Yeratziotis ([email protected]).
At least the best three candidates that satisfy the required qualifications, will be interviewed by a 3-member
Candidates shall be informed of the result of their application by the relevant entity.
The University of Cyprus shall collect and process your personal data according to the provisions of the General
Regulation on Personal Data 2016/679 (EU).