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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: N/A
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Nov 28, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Dec 28, 2018

Job Description/Responsibility

  • FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy ( at the University of Cyprus announces one (1) vacancy for a full or part- time Special Scientist position to work on research projects at FOSS.
  • Application Code: FOSS2018SS-09
  • Conducting Research
    • Writing Reports and research publications
    • Research Proposal Preparation
  • Support in writing Research Proposals
    • Supervision of research projects conducted by bachelor (final year) and postgraduate students
  • Support in research project management
  • Contribution to the dissemination of results and in educational activities.
  • The monthly employment cost for full time employment (140 hrs/month) is in the range of €2000-4200 (€14,28/hr - €30,00/hr). From this amount employer and employee contributions to the various Government Funds will be deducted. The salary can vary depending on experience, qualifications, and specific duties in research projects involved. The initial contract, which is on an hourly basis, is for one (1) year with the possibility of renewal based on successful progress.
  • 13th salary and medical coverage are not provided.
  • Interested candidates should submit the following:
  1. letter of interest for the position
  2. full cv, including description of past relevant experience
  3. copies of degrees and transcripts
  4. name and contact details of two referees for recommendation letters.

Experience Requirements

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Education Requirements

  • First Degree (with at least a 2.1 class or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering. PhD in Electrical Engineering.

Skills Requirements

  • Prior experience in any of the following fields will be beneficial:

    • Power system analysis
      • Modelling of Smart Grids and the integration of energy storage technologies and renewable energy sources
    • Study of electric mobility

    Ideally, the candidate will have prior experience in research projects in relevant fields to this post.


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Apply Instruction

by email to the following addresses: and by Tuesday 8th January 2019. The application must include the application code FOSS2018SS-09. For more information please contact: Dr. George E. Georghiou (Tel: +357-22892272, email:

About the Company

Company Name: The University of Cyprus

Company Profile: The University of Cyprus was established in 1989 and admitted its first students in 1992. It was founded in response to the growing intellectual needs of the Cypriot people, and is well placed to fulfil the numerous aspirations of the country. The University is a vigorous community of scholars engaged in the generation and diffusion of knowledge. Despite its brief history, the University of Cyprus has earned the respect of the international academic community and the appreciation of Cypriot society. Admission for the majority of undergraduate students is by entrance examinations organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus, and the competition for places is intense. A number of places are reserved for students with special needs or circumstances. Every effort is made to offer practical solutions to students facing specific problems, be it access to University facilities, or assistance on academic issues. When the University of Cyprus first opened its doors to students, the incoming class consisted of 486 undergraduate students. During the academic year 2014-2015 there were 6987 students (undergraduate and postgraduate). There are 8 faculties , 22 departments and 11 research units at UCY.

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