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Our Recruitment Principles

The Recruitment process for new members at all levels and categories of staff reflects the values of the Institute. It has to be consistent with the following principles:

  • Openness Each recruitment process is open to the public and announced in such a way that all suitable candidates can apply for each opening
  • Fairness The process has to ensure that every potential candidate has been given the same consideration, and that the choices made by the Institute are based solely on a candidate‚Äôs fitness for the position. The same selection criteria will apply to all candidates irrespective of age, nationality, race, religion or gender.
  • Merit The Institute is committed to hiring candidates that best meet the position requirements with potential for development based on objective criteria and will not compromise this commitment for any reason.
  • Consistency The procedures used for the evaluation of all candidates should be the same, and consistent with the expectations formulated for the level of the position to be filled.
  • Thoroughness The evaluation process should ensure that all reasonable steps have been taken to provide sufficient information for a fully informed decision.
  • Transparency The process should be fully documented and open to public scrutiny if required. It is understood that confidentiality concerning applicant and candidate data is protected to the maximum degree allowed by the relevant legislation and regulations.

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Health and Safety Officer (ref. no. CYI_HSO_23_10)

Closing Date: 02/07/2023 The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit Science and Technology oriented Educational and Research Institution based in Cyprus and led by...

Closing Date: 02/07/2023

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit Science and Technology oriented Educational and Research Institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Board of Trustees. The research agenda of the CyI is pursued at its five Research Centres: The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Centre (CaSToRC), the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Centre (STARC), the Energy Environment Water Research Centre (EEWRC), the Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (CARE-C), and the Science and Technology Driven Policy and Innovation Research Centre (STeDI-RC). Considerable cross-centre interaction is a characteristic of the Institute’s culture.

The Cyprus Institute invites applications for a highly qualified and motivated individual to join the Institute as a Health and Safety Officer in the Operations/Administration Division. The Health and Safety Officer will be responsible for ensuring that the Institute adheres to all applicable health and safety regulations whilst also providing support to staff, researchers and faculty managers in their efforts to maintain a safe workplace.

In addition, the successful candidate will be required to support the OHS office with the preparation of inspections, reports, guidelines, establishment of new templates, procedures and revision of the work already done. The candidate must be able to work following the ISO standards 9001, 14001 and 45001.

The initial period of the appointment will be for a fixed-term period with the possibility of renewal, depending on performance and availability of funds. An internationally competitive remuneration package will be offered, which is commensurate with the level of experience of the successful candidate.

Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

  1. Responsible of execution of departmental administrative daily activities including the following:
    1. Maintenance and update of records
    2. Preparation and carrying out correspondence
    3. Handling documentation
  2. Making suggestions for general departmental improvements
  3. Maintain an in-depth understanding of rules and regulations, relevant laws and guidelines that apply to Health and Safety
  4. Liaising with relevant Governmental and non-Governmental departments and authorities for matters relevant to Health and Safety
  5. Ensure that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills and fire alarms are correctly reported, safety inspections, risk assessments and lone working procedures are managed and employees are aware of their responsibilities
  6. Prepare recommendations for prevention and protection measures
  1. Help to develop effective H&S policies and procedures
  2. Ensure the Institute meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety and welfare at work, including statutory training and reporting
  3. Ensure the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all lab activities, field works, as well as for the operation of equipment
  4. Ensure that all accidents or near-misses are documented, investigated and recommended improvements are implemented
  1. Support Health and Safety inspections in CyI premises
  2. Support with the organization and implementation of relevant inductions and trainings
  3. Ensure full and accurate health and safety and training records are maintained
  4. Instruct staff in the proper use of equipment and conducts routine tests
  5. Counsel individuals on any personal or domestic problems affecting their work
  6. Promoting and maintaining safety in the work place
  7. Perform related duties and assigned

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or a similar field, such as engineering or architecture or related field
  2. Professional Qualification/Accreditation in Occupational Health and Safety
  3. Previous experience in a Health and Safety related position
  4. Excellent IT skills in MS Office and particularly in Excel as well as ability in the use of other software and systems
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of ISO standards 9001, 14001 and 45001
  6. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational and analytical skills
  7. Ability to work under pressure and with short deadlines
  8. Ability to work independently and under supervision
  9. Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities with limited supervision
  10. Excellent command of written and spoken English and Greek
  11. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  12. Ability to adapt to a multicultural/multidisciplinary research environment

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related field, will be an advantage
  • NEBOSH or IOSH qualifications will be considered an added value
  • Demonstrated ability to work with CAD programs (AutoCAD, Revit)

 

Application

For full consideration, interested applicants should process their application at The Cyprus Institute Exelsys Platform (https://bit.ly/3HDLRTw) based on the instructions given. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including a short letter of interest, [list of publications] and a list of three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Marianna Taliadorou (m.taliadorou@cyi.ac.cy). Please note that applications which do not fulfill the required qualifications and do not follow the announcement’s guidelines will not be considered.

Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. 

The Cyprus Institute is an Equal Opportunities Employer certified from the Cypriot Ministry of Labor and also an HRS4R accredited Institution that adheres to the European Commission’s “Charter & Code” principles for recruitment and selection.

 

Contact person: Marianna Taliadorou

Reference number: CYI_HSO_23_03



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    Associate Research Scientist in UAV-based Atmospheric Observations (ref. no. CARE-C_ARS_23_09)

    Closing Date: 20/06/2023 The Cyprus Institute (CyI, https://www.cyi.ac.cy/ ) is a European non-profit Science and Technology oriented Educational and Research Institution b...

    Closing Date: 20/06/2023

    The Cyprus Institute (CyI, https://www.cyi.ac.cy/) is a European non-profit Science and Technology oriented Educational and Research Institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Board of Trustees. CyI, through its established research centers, addresses challenging issues that are important at both the regional and international levels. Many of its research activities are being carried out in partnership with leading institutions in the respective thematic areas.

    The Cyprus Institute invites here applications for a highly qualified and motivated individual to join the Institute as Associate Research Scientist in UAV-based atmospheric observations in the CARE-C Centre of Excellence (https://emme-care.cyi.ac.cy/). 

    Under the Supervision of the CARE-C Director and Head of the Unmanned System Research Laboratory (USRL, http://usrl.cyi.ac.cy), the Associate Research Scientist will coordinate the science-based research activities of USRL. The successful candidate will also have a major contribution to these scientific projects with an aim to provide innovative solutions to perform cost-effective in-situ observations of gas/aerosol using novel UAV-sensor systems. The successful candidate will be working under the Environmental Observations Department of the CARE-C. She/He will be working closely with the USRL technical staff which is composed by a highly qualified team of electronic / mechanical / system engineers and professional pilots. The successful candidate will be responsible in organizing/participating in UAV-based field campaigns (in Cyprus and abroad) and contribute to the overall scientific exploitation of experimental data through dissemination (publications, communications). The candidate will also have the opportunity to engage in teaching activities within the Masters and PhD programs of the CyI (including hands-on / practical lessons). The expectation is that the candidate will further develop her/his research within the Cyprus Institute and contribute to the preparation (and coordination) of competitive national and international (e.g. Horizon Europe) proposals, and supervise young researchers working on these projects.

    The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of 24-months with the possibility of renewal, depending on performance and availability of funds. An internationally competitive remuneration package will be offered, which is commensurate with the level of experience of the successful candidate.

     

    Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

    1. Scientific coordination of the USRL atmospheric research activities and projects
    2. Acquisition, analysis and validation of scientific data using UAV-based atmospheric sensors
    3. Scientific exploitation/dissemination of experimental data
    4. Preparation/Participation of (inter)national field experiments
    5. Supervision of Master and Ph.D. students
    6. Development of national and international collaboration networks
    7. Initiating and sustaining high-level collaborative projects with leading research institutions that conduct research in areas related to climate change and air pollution
    8. Seeking financial and other resources from national and international sources
    9. Communicating the results and implications of research conducted at CARE-C and The CyI.

     

    Required Qualifications

    1. PhD in Eexperimental atmospheric sciences (in-situ and/or remote sensing techniques)
    2. At least 2 Publications in scientific journals as first author
    3. Presentations in scientific conferences
    4. Experience on preparing/participating in international atmospheric research campaigns
    5. Independent and proactive thinking
    6. Teaching record
    7. At least 5 years of research experience in experimental aerosol sciences including PhD studies
    8. High interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and in a team
    9. Programming skills (OriginLab, Matlab, Python)
    10. Experience on working on remote sensing retrievals
    11. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing
    12. Strong analytical and organizational skills

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Driving License
    • Knowledge of the Greek Language will be an advantage

     

    Application

    For full consideration, interested applicants should process their application at The Cyprus Institute Exelsys Platform (https://bit.ly/3HDLRTw) based on the instructions given. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including a short letter of interest, [list of publications] and a list of three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Prof Jean Sciare (j.sciare@cyi.ac.cy). Please note that applications which do not fulfill the required qualifications and do not follow the announcement’s guidelines will not be considered.

    Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. 

    The Cyprus Institute is an Equal Opportunities Employer certified from the Cypriot Ministry of Labor and also an HRS4R accredited Institution that adheres to the European Commission’s “Charter & Code” principles for recruitment and selection.

     

    Contact person: Jean Sciare

    Reference number: CARE-C_ARS_23_09



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      Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Data-Driven Computational Science (ref. no. CaSToRC_PDF_23_05)

      Closing Date: 24/06/2023 The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit Science and Technology oriented Educational and Research Institution based in Cyprus and led by...

      Closing Date: 24/06/2023

      The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit Science and Technology oriented Educational and Research Institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Board of Trustees. The research agenda of the CyI is pursued at its five Research Centres: The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Centre (CaSToRC), the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Centre (STARC), the Energy Environment Water Research Centre (EEWRC), the Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (CARE-C), and the Science and Technology Driven Policy and Innovation Research Centre (STeDI-RC). Considerable cross-centre interaction is a characteristic of the Institute’s culture.

      The Cyprus Institute invites applications for a highly qualified and motivated individual to join the Institute as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Data-Driven Computational Science at CaStoRC. The successful candidate will conduct fundamental research in one or more of the following areas:

      • Data mining methods
      • Complex network analysis
      • Deep learning architectures
      • Cross-disciplinary applications of “big data” methods in climate science, smart farming, education, health, etc

       

      The candidate will be working primarily with Prof. Constantine Dovrolis (recently moved to CyI from Georgia Tech -- see http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~dovrolis/).

      This position offers a unique opportunity for fundamental research and its exact focus will be determined also based the interests and skills of the successful candidate. The successful candidate will also work closely with the PI in writing relevant grant proposals.

      The appointment is for a fixed-term period, with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and the availability of funds. An internationally competitive remuneration package will be offered, which is commensurate with the level of experience of the successful candidate.

       

      Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

      1. Development of novel methods in any of the following: data mining, complex network analysis, machine learning/AI, data-driven computational science.
      2. Collection and statistical analysis of data from various application domains.
      3. Writing research papers in collaboration with the PI -- aiming to publish at top-tier conferences and journals.
      4. Presentation of results in conferences and meetings and participation in journal publications.
      5. Contribution to research proposal preparation, project (scientific) reporting & project management.
      6. Supervision and guidance of Research Assistants and Students.

       

      Required Qualifications

      1. PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and other related fields of Natural Sciences and Engineering at the time of the appointment. The candidate must hold a PhD degree of a recognized higher education institution before the deadline of the opening. Candidates who have successfully defended their doctoral thesis but who have not yet formally been awarded the doctoral degree will also be considered eligible to apply provided that they can document their successful defense of the thesis.
      2. Publications in any of the following areas: data mining, complex networks, machine learning, AI, data-driven computational science.
      3. 3-year experience (including PhD research)
      4. Proficient programming skills and experience with data analysis and/or maching learning frameworks such as R or PyTorch.
      5. Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team while showing initiative and independence.
      6. Excellent knowledge of the English language (written and verbal).
      7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

       

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Experience with statistical methods
      • Experience in at least one cross-disciplinary application domain

       

      Application

      For full consideration, interested applicants should process their application at The Cyprus Institute Exelsys Platform (https://bit.ly/3HDLRTw) based on the instructions given. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including a short letter of interest, [list of publications] and a list of three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Prof Constantine Dovrolis (c.dovrolis@cyi.ac.cy). Please note that applications which do not fulfill the required qualifications and do not follow the announcement’s guidelines will not be considered.

      Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. 

      The Cyprus Institute is an Equal Opportunities Employer certified from the Cypriot Ministry of Labor and also an HRS4R accredited Institution that adheres to the European Commission’s “Charter & Code” principles for recruitment and selection.

       

      Contact person: Constantine Dovrolis

      Reference number: CaSToRC_PDF_23_05



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        Research Software Engineer for EuroHPC National Competence Center (ref. no. CaSToRC_SE_23_04)

        Closing Date: 16 th June 2023 The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit science and technology-oriented Educational and Research Institution based in Cyprus and l...

        Closing Date: 16th June 2023

        The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit science and technology-oriented Educational and Research Institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Board of Trustees. The research agenda of the CyI is pursued at its four Research Centres: The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC), the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center (STARC), the Energy Environment Water Research Center (EEWRC) and the Climate and Atmospheric Research Center (CARE-C). Considerable cross-centre interaction is a characteristic feature of the Institute’s culture.

        The Cyprus Institute invites applications for a highly qualified and motivated individual to join the Institute as a Research Software Engineer to support the EuroHPC National Competence Center (NCC) of Cyprus. The successful candidate will be part of the High Level Support Team (HLST) of the NCC and will be working on the front-end and visualization aspects of projects that involve High-Performance Computing (HPC), “Big Data” management and analytics, and/or large-scale Data Science (DS) and Machine Learning (ML) projects. The goal of these projects will be to enable academic, public and private organizations in Cyprus to develop their HPC, “Big Data”, and/or DS/ML skills and to benefit from the growing potential of these technologies.

        The candidate will be working primarily with CyI Faculty and Research staff as well as with external organizations in achieving the previous goal. This position offers a unique opportunity for exciting work focusing on front-end development across a wide range of interesting projects, and interacting with both researchers and users of these projects.

        The appointment is for a period of 2 years, with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and the availability of funds. An internationally competitive remuneration package will be offered, which is commensurate with the level of experience of the successful candidate.

        Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

        • Design, develop, troubleshoot, debug, test, maintain and update front-end user interface software
        • Create dashboards to be used for data visualization and reporting
        • Optimize and scale applications
        • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as researchers, product managers, backend engineers, data scientists
        • Follow software engineering methodologies, to write high quality, maintainable, scalable, efficient, modifiable and documented code
        • Demonstrate front-end user interfaces to members of the research team as well as end users
        • Work within a team in a collaborative manner and contribute to project reports and deliverables
        • Be involved in training and user-support events

        Required Qualifications

        • BSc degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
        • Evidence of independent work (i.e., not a course project), in the form of a MSc or undergraduate project, in a computer science related project.
        • Familiarity with front-end development languages and frameworks
        • Experience integrating with RESTful APIs
        • Knowledge of version control systems
        • Experience in working in an agile, iterative development environment
        • Ability to present technical concepts to non-technical users
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
        • Excellent knowledge of the English language (written and verbal)

        Preferred Qualifications (not mandatory)

        • MSc in Computer Science
        • Experience in Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator
        • Knowledge of data visualization libraries and tools
        • Familiarity with UI/UX design principles and tools, such as Sketch, Adobe XD, Figma
        • Experience with or understanding of data analysis concepts and tools, such as SQL, NoSQL databases, and data warehousing, is a plus, as it will help the software engineer collaborate effectively with the data science team.
        • Previous experience in a research/academic institution
        • Previous experience in writing technical reports
        • A strong portfolio of relevant projects and experience

        Application

        For full consideration, interested applicants should process their application at The Cyprus Institute Exelsys Platform (https://bit.ly/3HDLRTw) based on the instructions given. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including a short letter of interest, and a list of two (2) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Prof. Constantine Dovrolis (c.dovrolis@cyi.ac.cy). Please note that applications, which do not fulfill the required qualifications and do not follow the announcement’s guidelines will not be considered.

        Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. 

        The Cyprus Institute is an Equals Opportunity employer certified from the Cypriot Ministry of Labor and also an HRS4R accredited Institution that adheres to the European Commission’s “Charter & Code” principles for recruitment and selection.

         

        Contact person: Prof. Constantine Dovrolis

        Reference number: CaSToRC_SE_23_04



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