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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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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Archaeometallurgy (ref. no. STARC_PDF_24_02)

Closing Date: 08/03/2024 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: 08/03/2024

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 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at STARC. STARC is devoted to the development, introduction and use of advanced science and technology methods in the field of archaeology and cultural heritage. At STARC, the faculty, research scientists, and doctoral students, often in partnership with national or international research organizations, employ diverse and multidisciplinary methods to explore the past of Cyprus and the broader Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East.

 

The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will be expected to conduct research on several projects of the A. G. Leventis Professor in Archaeological Sciences, such as pre-modern production of crucible steel, brass making, iron smithing, and related technical ceramics. It is expected that the successful candidate will support and contribute to the individual projects of the PI, including assisting with access to research material, sampling and arranging export permits where required. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate how their own professional development will benefit from regular interaction with the lead Professor of the Institute for the specific field and other colleagues at STARC / CyI.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of archaeological materials science research at STARC more widely, including engaging with academic visitors and cooperative research with colleagues within and outside CyI.

The research activity is mainly based in the Archaeological Materials Science labs of STARC, using the metallographic microscope, SEM-EDS, and hhXRF as the main analytical instruments; fluency in their use for the study of metals, slags and technical ceramics is essential, and the availability for fieldwork in South Asia, West Africa and beyond is expected.

In addition, the position requires the production of English-language peer-reviewed publications for journals and monographs, as well as international conference presentations.

The period of the appointment will be for a duration of 36 months. 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. Implement and complete case studies and synthetic research of the PI’s research on global crucible steel and brass production, including existing and new archaeological material from Central and South Asia, West Africa, and Europe, in close cooperation with the PI;
  2. Conduct fieldwork and laboratory research as appropriate and under the supervision and mentorship of the PI to enhance and complete the data base;
  3. Prepare and conduct experimental research (test firings under various conditions) to simulate crucible steel making and / or brass making by cementation, and document the outcomes of these experiments;
  4. Contribute to the development of a major publication re-assessing 2nd millennium cementation processes (such as crucible steel or brass making technology globally), in close cooperation with the PI;
  5. Publish research activities and outcomes at relevant conferences and media, as co-authored outputs meeting the highest standards of academic best practice;
  6. Support the PI in the supervision and mentoring of research visitors and students in the Archaeological Materials Science laboratories; and
  7. Develop and maintain their own professional network of archaeological science practitioners in areas of particular interest, such as Asia and Africa, jointly with the PI.

 

Required Qualifications

  1. PhD in Archaeometallurgy or Archaeological Materials Science, or a related field (Materials Science, Geology, Petrology, Metallurgy, Inorganic Chemistry)
  2. Publication track record as appropriate for the career stage
  3. Fieldwork and laboratory experience relevant for the project
  4. Experience in the archaeometallurgy of iron (slags and metal)
  5. 3 years of relevant research experience (including research done as doctoral student)
  6. Fluency in English as an academic language
  7. Experience in organizing fieldwork outside Europe
  8. Excellent laboratory working experience
  9. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing
  10. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  11. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adopt to a multicultural/multinational environment

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in relevant languages related to the proposed fieldwork requirement
  • Fieldwork experience in South Asia.

 

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 Thilo Rehren (th.rehren@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: Thilo Rehren

Reference number: STARC_PDF_24_02



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    Technical Research Specialist in Emissions, Air Quality Modelling and Data Science (ref. no. CARE-C_TRS_24_03)

    Closing Date: 07/03/2024 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: 07/03/2024

    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 Environmental Predictions (EPD) and Impact and Policy Department (IPD) of the Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (CARE-C), provide essential insights into key processes of the Earth System. The EPD regional air quality team works with air pollution research and conducts scientific work on local and regional studies of anthropogenic and natural pollutants. The IPD Emissions team, is responsible for numerical methodologies, data analysis and processing tools of anthropogenic emissions from Cyprus and the region, emission reduction scenarios and effectiveness of Air Quality Plans measures, towards accurate and up-to-date reporting of GHG and air pollutants.

    The CARE-C Centre of Excellence of the Cyprus Institute invites applications for highly motivated and qualified individuals to join the Environmental Predictions and Impacts and Policy Department as Technical Research Specialists with knowledge on emission inventory monitoring, validating and reporting, air quality modelling as well as data science applications. The successful candidates will provide technical support and expertise to the research objectives of the EPD and IPD, within the framework of national and/or international service and research projects in areas related to:

    • Anthropogenic and natural AP and GHG emissions MRV for reporting purposes
    • Assessment of AQPs for the area of interest
    • Emission inventories, air pollution and research analysis for scientific activities
    • Large data processing, curating and visualizing

    The successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop in an international research environment and work in collaboration with linked academic institutions in the EMME region.

    The rank of the position will depend on the candidate’s experience and qualifications. The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of 12 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:

    For Officer rank:

    1. Monitoring, verifying, reporting and compiling national total and gridded local emission inventories for air pollutants and GHG and their projections
    2. Investigating and carrying out test methodologies for scenario analysis in compliance with and adherence to European and national regulations and directives.
    3. Technical Contribution to research activities related to current and projected GHG and air pollutants emissions
    4. Supporting in publishing and communicating the research output and implications at different levels, including academic, public and policy related
    5. Participating in the training of new research and technical staff

    For Senior Officer rank:

    All the above and:

    1. Technical contribution to research activities related to the use of satellite observations
    2. Technical contribution to proposals for attracting external funding to sustain in the medium/long-term the scientific activities relevant to this subject
    1. Participating in the educational programs of the Institute
    1. Actively pursuing regional and international networking and capacity-building activities, especially in relation to emission inventory development and air quality modelling communities such as CAMS, TFEIP, EU WG, FAIRMODE activities, JRC community etc.

     

    Required Qualifications

    1. Master Degree in Environmental / Atmospheric or Chemical Sciences or Engineering or Mathematics, Statistics or Data Science or related fields
    2. Knowledge of data mathematical and/or statistical tools that can be used for Emission Monitoring, reporting and verification and satellite data processing
    3. Experience with IPCC/EMEP guidelines for emissions inventory reporting methodologies, and EU/UNFCCC submissions and tools
    4. Python or R, with experience in data cleaning, transformation, and/or visualization through educational courses or trainings, and applications
    5. Good knowledge of IT tools such as Excel, Access, big data processing and familiarity with Linux environments and HPC systems
    6. High level of communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural/multidisciplinary environment
    7. Experience in communicating and fostering relationships with external stakeholders and under EU projects, as well as participating in technical proposals
    8. High level of organizational, analytical and problem-solving skill
    9. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing
    10. Minimum 2 years relevant experience for Officer

    For Senior Officer:

    All the above and:

    1. Understanding of atmospheric and emission processes, familiarity with modelling tools for air pollution applications
    2. Background in either experimental or computational atmospheric chemistry research and support
    3. Expertise with policies and regulations for air quality and national emissions and knowledge of Best Available Technologies for different emission sectors, particularly national regulations and planning (NAPCP, NECD, NECP)
    4. Minimum 4 years relevant experience for Senior Officer

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of the Greek language will be considered 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, 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 Dr Jonilda Kushta (j.kushta@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: Jonilda Kushta

    Reference number: CARE-C_TRS_24_03



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      Software Developer or Senior Software Developer (ref. no. CARE-C_SSD_24_01)

      Closing Date: 14/03/2024 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: 14/03/2024

      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 Unmanned Systems Research Laboratory (USRL) of the Cyprus Institute is a rapidly grown facility of the Cyprus Institute, performing Research and Development in the field of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The facility is comprised of various sizes of fixed and rotary wing UASs, a mobile Ground Control Station and a fully equipped laboratory and workshop dedicated to Unmanned Systems and their Applications.

      Due to the increasing growth and demand in aircraft manufacturing and flying operations mostly related to research and governmental projects, the Cyprus Institute invites applications for a highly motivated and qualified individual to join the USRL team as a Software Developer or Senior Software Developer. The successful candidate will support the Software Development team of USRL, in designing, developing, bug fixing of new or existing software related to unmanned technologies.

      The rank of the position will depend on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications. The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of 2 years 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. Contributes to the Design and Development of web applications related to USRL technology.
      2. Adaptation of the USRL Portal to the new end-user requirements under the government supporting projects.
      3. Remains current on UAV associated and Software technology and makes appropriate recommendations to the team leader.
      4. Ensures compliance with service guidance, Institute’s policy and procedures and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) regulations.
      5. Carries out minor bug-fixes

      For Senior position, all the above and,

      1. Administrative support of USRL web-based applications.
      2. Maintenance of web-based applications.
      3. Promotes usage of USRL Portal to the members of USRL and Governmental Authorities.
      4. Provides Knowledge transfer to newer Software developers.
      5. Has responsibility for the development and design of web applications
      6. Identifies and resolves challenging bugs.

       

      Required Qualifications

      1. BSc in Computer Science or related field.
      2. At least 1-year relevant experience for Officer and 3-year for Senior Officer.
      3. Experience in developing front end and back end web applications.
      4. Extensive experience in Angular.
      5. Experience on using Bootstrap and Laravel.
      6. Experience on building and deploying applications using Docker.
      7. Experience working with Oracle SQL or any Relational Database.
      8. Experience on using in-memory Databases like Redis.
      9. Administrative experience using Linux operating system.
      10. Experience in Authentication/ Role - based access control /Authorization frameworks.
      11. Experience in using Source Control Software.
      12. Experience in using Jira project management tool for Agile teams.
      13. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and in writing.
      14. Highly motivated, with the ability to work independently or in a group.
      15. Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural, multinational environment.

       

      Preferred Qualifications

      • MSc in Telecommunications will be considered as an advantage.
      • Basic Understanding in UAV Flight operations.
      • Experience in UAV fleet Management/Inventory Software.
      • Good understanding of EASA regulations (Theoretical A1-A3, A2, STS Certificates will be considered as advantage)
      • Experience in web application development for UAV fleet maintenance, monitoring, logging, compliance with EASA regulations.

       

      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 three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Christos Constantinides (c.constantinides@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: Christos Constantinides

      Reference number: CARE-C_SSD_24_01



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        Administrative Assistant (ref. no. CYI_AA_24_01)

        Closing Date: 12/03/2024 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: 12/03/2024

        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 in the position of Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible to carry out a variety of administrative tasks in support of one or more of the Research Centres and General Administration of the Institute.

        The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn and further develop within the role. The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of 12 months with the possibility of renewal, depending on performance and availability of funds. A 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 the overall smooth administrative functioning of specific offices;
        2. Providing broad range of administrative/personal support, including answering calls, keeping calendars, preparation of documents, minute-keeping, correspondence and maintaining associated files;
        3. Preparing material and assists in the planning, coordination, logistics and support of a variety of meetings and special events;
        4. Scheduling appointments, meetings, and travel;
        5. Responding to inquiries;
        6. Handling administrative duties including managing petty cash and requests for travel reimbursements;
        7. Working as part of a team on a wide range of programs, projects, special initiatives, and events;
        8. Performing other administrative tasks and/or assist with special projects as requested.

         

        Required Qualifications

        1. School Certificate
        2. High level organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
        3. Highly motivated with the ability to work independently
        4. Excellent learning and development skills
        5. Ability to multitask and changing priorities in a high-pressure work environment
        6. Excellent knowledge of the English language both verbally and in writing
        7. Excellent knowledge of the MS Office
        8. Ability to work in a multicultural environment

         

        Preferred Qualifications

        • Bachelor Degree in Business, Management, Natural or Social Sciences or any other related field
        • Professional qualification or relevant professional experience with proven track record of relevant training participation (Office Administration)
        • Knowledge of Greek language will be considered an advantage
        • Prior experience in a similar position will be considered 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, 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 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_AA_24_01



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          Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence (ref. no. CaSToRC_PDF_24_01)

          Closing Date: 08/03/2024 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: 08/03/2024

          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 Artificial Intelligence at CaStoRC. The successful candidate will conduct research in the application of existing and novel Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning methods in cancer research.

          More specifically, the successful candidate will contribute in research and development activities of the Agora 3.0 critical infrastructure project, in collaboration with the German Oncology Centre and several other research and industry partners in Cyprus. The project aims to establish a clinical trial unit at the German Oncology Centre, which will produce high quality medical imaging data from prostate cancer patients. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will work closely with the GOC and a research team from the University of Cyprus to develop AI methods that will utilize medical imaging data to estimate the Gleason score and tumor stiffness through medical imaging.

          The initial appointment is for a fixed-term 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:

          1. Perform thorough literature review of the current trends and advancements in the use of AI in the medical imaging field and prostate cancer research.
          2. Develop multimodal AI models which utilise high quality medical imaging and medical parameters data produced at the German Oncology Centre from prostate cancer patients to estimate Gleason score and tumor stiffness.
          3. Analyze results and contribute to the preparation of research manuscripts.
          4. Presentation of results in conferences and meetings and participation in journal publications.
          1. Contribution to project (scientific) reporting & project management.

           

          Required Qualifications

          1. PhD in Computer Science, Electrical / Computer / Computational Engineering, Physical Sciences or in a relevant field
          2. Relevant publications in high impact journals or peer-reviewed conferences
          3. Participation in top international scientific conferences
          4. 3-year relevant experience including PhD
          5. Knowledge of AI frameworks (eg. PyTorch)
          6. Programming Skills: Proficiency in programming languages, such as Python, commonly used in scientific computing and machine learning
          7. Image Analysis Knowledge: Solid understanding of image processing and analysis techniques, including challenges specific to different types of imaging data
          8. Experience in deep learning methodologies applied in imaging data and computer vision
          9. Strong scientific and technical writing skills
          10. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing
          11. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills
          12. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adopt to a multicultural/multinational environment

           

          Preferred Qualifications

          • HPC experience
          • Statistical Analysis Skills: Competence in statistical methods relevant to imaging and data analysis

           

          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 Dr Pantelis Georgiades (p.georgiades@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: Dr Pantelis Georgiades

          Reference number: CaSToRC_PDF_24_01



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            Post-doctoral Fellow in Computational Science and Engineering (ref. no. CaSToRC_PDF_24_02)

            Closing Date: 23/02/2024 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: 23/02/2024

            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 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 Post-Doctoral Fellow who will be integrated in the Computational Science and Engineering team of CaSToRC. The candidate will pursue research in the context of both nationally (RIF) and internally (EC) funded projects, focusing on the overall acoustic behaviour of multi-layered fabrics that combine the nanofiber mesh with standardised materials (e.g. cotton or foam) for the purpose of guiding product design through constrained optimisation and parametric studies.

            The initial appointment is for a period of 1 year, 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. Travel funding will also be provided for attending training events and presenting at prestigious conferences globally.

            Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

            1. Predictive model based on multi-scale computational modelling of complex nanostructured materials for the acoustic performance of nanofiber mesh layer.
            2. Developing algorithms and codes for simulations/data analytics in engineering applications.
            3. Performing large-scale computations in computational engineering.
            1. Writing proposals for accessing computational resources.

            Required Qualifications

            1. A PhD degree in Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or similar disciplines
            2. Previous experience in molecular simulations for complex molecular systems
            3. Previous experience in at least two of the following areas: multi-scale modelling, molecular dynamics, statistical methods, data analytics, and stochastic (Monte Carlo) methods
            4. Publications in high-impact factor journals
            5. Participation in top international scientific conferences
            6. Excellent knowledge of statistics and data analytics methods
            7. Excellent knowledge of programming languages such as C, C++, Fortran90, and Python
            8. An understanding of High-Performance Computing (OpenMP, OpenAcc, MPI, CUDA)
            9. Strong scientific and technical writing skills
            10. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing
            11. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills
            12. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adopt to a multicultural/multinational environment

            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 Dr Hilal Reda (h.reda@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: Dr Hilal Reda

            Reference number: CaSToRC_PDF_24_02



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              Post-Doctoral Research Fellow/ Associate Research Scientist in Environmental Sustainability Science (ref. no. STeDI_PDF-ARS_24_02)

              Closing Date: 09/02/2024 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: 09/02/2024

              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 Centers: the Energy Environment Water Research Centre (EEWRC), the Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC), the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center (STARC), the Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C) and the Science and Technology Driven Policy and Innovation Research Center (STeDI-RC). Considerable cross-center interaction is a characteristic of the Institute’s culture.

              The Cyprus Institute invites applications for a highly motivated and qualified individual to join the Institute as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow or Associate Research Scientist, depending level of experience, in our interdisciplinary research team of STeDI-RC. The successful candidate will primarily work in the EU-funded RAINFOREST project (https://rainforest-horizon.eu/) and will be instrumental in analyzing Cyprus' tourism industry's food chain to recommend sustainable practices towards biodiversity conservation. This position offers the opportunity to contribute to a high-impact international project and work at the intersection of environmental science, sustainable tourism, and policy development.

              The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting empirical data collection and analyses of Cyprus' touristic food chain, developing sustainable strategies, and engaging with diverse stakeholders to achieve the project's objectives. The role demands a keen understanding of the environmental impact of tourism, particularly in food consumption, and a commitment to developing innovative solutions for behavioral and transformative change in the tourism sector of Cyprus. In the case that an Associate Research Scientist is appointed, the selected candidate will additionally be expected to actively participate and contribute in the development of research proposals aimed at securing additional funding.

              The rank of the position will depend on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications. The period of the appointment will be for a duration of two years 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.

              Applicants should specify for which rank they wish to be considered.

               

              Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

              Depending on the rank and their prior experience, the selected candidate(s) are expected to be involved in most or all of the activities below:

              1. Perform empirical studies and data analysis related to sustainable food chains in tourism
              2. Assess the environmental impact of Cyprus' touristic food chain
              3. Utilize system mapping and transformative change methodologies for sustainable practices
              4. Engage with various stakeholders to co-develop and implement sustainable supply networks
              5. Develop policy recommendations, contributing to sectoral policy-making processes
              6. Contribution to scientific publications.
              7. Disseminate findings through project reports, scientific publications, and policy forums
              8. Collaborate in an interdisciplinary and international research environment
              9. Contribution to project deliverables and participation in project meetings in Cyprus or abroad.
              10. Presentations in scientific conferences and participation in outreach events.
              11. Contribution to proposal writing.

               

              Required Qualifications

              For the position of Postdoctoral Fellow:

              1. PhD. degree in Environmental Sciences, Sustainability Sciences, Industrial Ecology, Environmental Policy, Environmental Economics, or related fields
              2. Knowledge of environmental impact assessment methods and tools
              3. Publication(s) in international academic journals
              4. Presentation(s) in international conferences
              5. Experience with environmental impact assessment tools
              6. Good data analytical and research skills
              7. Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and international team
              8. Excellent knowledge of the English language (written and verbal).
              9. High level of organizational, analytical, creative and problem-solving skills.
              10. Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities.
              11. High level of communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt in a multicultural environment.               

              For the position of Associate Research Scientist:

              All the above, and:

              1. Research experience in applying environmental impact assessment methods
              2. Track record of relevant publications in international academic journals
              3. Presentations in international conferences
              4. Invited lectures in international conferences/workshops/seminars
              5. 3-year experience after completion of PhD required
              6. Experience with Integrated Assessment modeling tools and sustainable practices implementation
              7. Knowledge of the tourism industry, particularly in the context of Cyprus or similar regions
              8. Excellent data analytical and research skills
              9. Publications in international academic journals

               

              Preferred Qualifications

              • Experience in system dynamics modeling and transformative change methodologies
              • Familiarity with environmental footprint calculators or similar assessment tools
              • Specialization in areas such as Life Cycle Assessment is highly desirable
              • Knowledge of Greek language will be considered 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 Dr Christos Zoumides (c.zoumides@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: Christos Zoumides

              Reference number: STeDI_PDF-ARS_24_02



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                Research Assistant in Environmental Sustainability Science (ref. no. STeDI_RA_24_01)

                Closing Date: 09/02/2024 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: 09/02/2024

                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 Centers: the Energy Environment Water Research Centre (EEWRC), the Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC), the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center (STARC), the Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C) and the Science and Technology Driven Policy and Innovation Research Center (STeDI-RC). Considerable cross-center interaction is a characteristic of the Institute’s culture.

                The Cyprus Institute invites applications for a highly motivated and qualified individual to join the Institute as a Research Assistant in our interdisciplinary research team of STeDI-RC. The successful candidate will primarily work in the EU-funded RAINFOREST project (https://rainforest-horizon.eu/) and will assist in analyzing Cyprus' tourism industry's food chain to identify sustainable practices towards biodiversity conservation. This position offers the opportunity to contribute to a high-impact international project and work at the intersection of environmental science, sustainable tourism, and policy development.

                The successful candidate will support the empirical data collection and analyses of Cyprus' touristic food chain, developing sustainable strategies, and engaging with diverse stakeholders to achieve the project's objectives. The role demands a good understanding of the environmental impact of tourism, particularly in food consumption, and a commitment to developing innovative solutions for behavioral and transformative change in the tourism sector of Cyprus.

                The period of the appointment will be for a duration of two years 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. Contribute in conducting empirical data collection and preliminary analysis related to sustainable food chains in tourism.
                2. Assist in the assessment of the environmental impact of Cyprus' touristic food chain.
                3. Contribute in system mapping and transformative change methodologies for sustainable practices.
                4. Assist in stakeholder engagement by participating in meetings and workshops to help develop and implement sustainable supply networks.
                5. Support the development of policy recommendations and organizing materials for policy forums.
                6. Assist in preparing project reports, contributing to scientific publications.
                7. Actively participate in an interdisciplinary and international research team.

                Required Qualifications

                1. Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Sustainability Sciences, Environmental Policy, Environmental Economics, or related fields
                2. Experience with environmental impact assessment tools
                1. Good analytical and research skills
                2. Excellent knowledge of the English language (written and verbal).
                3. High level of organizational, analytical, creative and problem-solving skills.
                4. Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities.
                5. High level of communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt in a multicultural environment.
                6. Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and international team

                 

                Preferred Qualifications

                • Experience in system dynamics modeling and transformative change methodologies
                • Familiarity with environmental footprint calculators or similar assessment tools
                • Specialization in areas such as Life Cycle Assessment is highly desirable
                • Knowledge of the tourism industry, particularly in the context of Cyprus or similar regions
                • Knowledge of Greek language will be considered 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 Dr Christos Zoumides (c.zoumides@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: Christos Zoumides

                Reference number: STeDI_RA_24_01



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                  Climate Change Engineer (ref. no. EEWRC_CCS_23_10)

                  Closing Date: 09/02/2024 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: 09/02/2024

                  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 Climate Change Engineer in the Energy Department of the EEWRC. The successful candidate will work as part of the team for the Lemesos City Cooling Challenge (LC3) Project, and will be expected to:

                  • Design, develop and deliver innovative climate-related workshops (WP1)
                  • Develop and apply resulting innovation solutions from the Lemesos Commons approach.
                  • Develop and apply new methods for Monitoring, Evaluating and Learning from Lc3 for the Climate Neutrality Mission of Lemesos.
                  • Contribute to the Lemesos Municipality capacity building for Net Zero Emissions.
                  • Contribute to the monitoring of the Lemesos City Carbon footprint.
                  • Assist with the Lc3 project management

                  The rank of the position will depend on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications. The initial period of the appointment will be for a fixed-term period until the end of the project (currently 31/05/2025). 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. Design and development of methods and programs for participatory co-design solution Workshops and the Lemesos Commons.
                  2. Contribute to the deliverables writing and compiling as a member of the LC3 project coordination team. Assist in the management of the project.
                  3. Selection, design and monitoring of on-the-ground interventions.
                  4. Carbon footprint monitoring at the scale of Lemesos city.

                  Required Qualifications

                  1. Master degree in Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, Architecture, Engineering or any other related field
                  2. Digital resources design and implementation
                  3. Studies, Research or Innovation in (some technical aspect of) Environmental Science/Engineering (preferably Climate Change)
                  4. Experience in development and utilization of digital systems for climate-related data, observation, and modelling (such as: emissions modelling, GIS, carbon footprint calculations, financial climate modelling, statistical systems)
                  5. Greek (excellent for oral and written communication) and English (very good for oral and written communication).
                  6. Good communication and interpersonal skills
                  7. Ability to adapt to a multicultural/multidisciplinary research environment
                  8. High level of organizational, analytical, creative and problem-solving skills
                  9. Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities with limited supervision
                  10. Proven relevant experience (through studies, voluntary or work experience)

                   

                  Preferred Qualifications

                  • Experience in teaching, seminar giving, workshop training (preferably in Greek)
                  • Work or studies in policy (preferably environment/climate-related)
                  • Dissemination (such as web-site design)
                  • Diverse work experience: public and private, in Cyprus and/or elsewhere
                  • Participation in R&I projects including Project management related experience, (preferably EU-funded, on environment/climate)
                  • Experience in development of educational material: any subject, preferably on some aspect of environment/climate.

                   

                  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 three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Prof Thanasis Hadzilacos (t.hadzilacos@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: Thanasis Hadzilacos

                  Reference number: EEWRC_CCS_23_10



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                    Associate Research Scientist in Advanced Statistical Methods for Climate Analysis (ref. no. CARE-C_ARS_23_20)

                    Closing Date: 07/02/2024 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: 07/02/2024

                    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 an Associate Research Scientist in the Environmental Predictions Department of CARE-C. The selected candidate will further develop the Institute’s research on advanced statistical methods for improved climate projections and the support of impact studies. The research will primarily consist of bias correction and statistical downscaling of seasonal forecasts and climate predictions. A strong interaction with the climate change impact community is expected for sectors such as human health, energy, water resources, etc. This research will also contribute to the PREVENT Horizon Europe project (“Improved predictability of extremes over the Mediterranean from seasonal to decadal timescales”).

                    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. Statistical analysis of climate data.
                    2. Development and application of advanced statistical methods for bias correction and downscaling.
                    3. Contribution to scientific publications.
                    4. Contribution to project deliverables and participation in project meetings in Cyprus or abroad.
                    5. Presentations in scientific conferences and participation in outreach events.
                    6. Contribution to proposal writing.

                    Required Qualifications

                    1. PhD in Climatology, Atmospheric Sciences or Applied Statistics.
                    2. At least 3 years of relevant research experience at a post-doctoral level.
                    3. Relevant publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
                    4. Presentations in international scientific conferences.
                    5. Experience in statistical applications for climate analysis (bias correction, downscaling, machine learning, etc.).
                    6. Experience in working with climate model output (NetCDF files and other common formats).
                    7. Strong analytical and programming skills in R or Python.
                    8. Ability to work independently and within a team.
                    9. English language (excellent) both verbal and writing skills.
                    10. Good communication and teamwork skills.

                     

                    Preferred Qualifications

                    • Good understanding of Mediterranean climate conditions (e.g., synoptic and dynamic drivers).
                    • Experience in dealing with project timelines and deliverables.
                    • Knowledge of the Greek language, both verbal and written.

                     

                    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/vision statement, 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 Dr George Zittis (g.zittis@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: George Zittis

                    Reference number: CARE-C_ARS_23_20



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                      Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Atmospheric Sciences, Emissions and Modelling (ref. no. CARE-C_PDF_24_02)

                      Closing Date: 28/01/2024 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: 28/01/2024

                      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 Environmental Prediction Department (EPD) of CARE-C, under the EMME-CARE and AVENGERS project will provide essential insights into key processes of the Earth System, consisting of the:

                      • Model Development and Forecasting Unit, responsible for numerical modelling and data analysis, the development of process parameterisations, the optimisation of computer codes for the latest generation High Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure, and the pursuit of forecasting applications
                      • Earth System Analysis Unit, pursuing the chain of knowledge from processes to impacts, through the analysis of observations, model studies that focus on system understanding and feedback mechanisms, scenario calculations, and impact assessments.

                      The CyI invites applications for highly motivated and qualified individual to join the Environmental Predictions Department of CARE-C as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. The successful candidate will contribute to the research objectives of the EPD, within the framework of national and/or international research projects in:

                      • Atmospheric and climate/earth system modelling and analysis tools
                      • Emission inventories, modelling and analysis
                      • Dynamical downscaling of climate and weather simulation output
                      • Modelling and analysis of the environment
                      • Air quality modelling and forecasting
                      • Air pollution health impacts

                      The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop in an international research environment and to work in collaboration with linked academic institutions in the EMME region.

                      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. Collection and statistical analysis of observational and model data relevant to atmospheric and climate change in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East (EMME)
                      2. Development and validation of emission inventories from global to regional/urban scales with ground and remote sensing data
                      3. Contribution to air quality modelling and emission scenarios for air pollution management and risk assessment studies for the EMME with use of machine learning AI techniques
                      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 Natural / Mathematical Sciences and/or Environmental Science/Engineering
                      2. Publications in peer-review scientific journals
                      3. Publications in peer-review conference proceedings
                      4. Presentations in scientific conferences
                      5. R and/or Python scripting
                      6. Visualization and interface toolbox development methods
                      7. Machine learning and/or AI background
                      8. 3-year experience (including PhD)
                      9. Understanding of physical and mathematical concepts
                      10. Numeracy and calculus skills
                      11. Willingness to travel and spend time in Partner organizations
                      12. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and in writing.
                      13. Highly motivated, with the ability to work independently or in a group.
                      14. Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural, multinational environment

                       

                      Preferred Qualifications

                      • Experience with WRF/WRF-CHEM model and/or Flexpart
                      • Experience with observational data (ground, remote sensing, lidar, satellite)
                      • Experience with model evaluation statistical tools
                      • Experience with GIS systems

                       

                      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 Jonilda Kushta (j.kushta@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: Jonilda Kushta

                      Reference number: CARE-C_PDF_24_02



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                        Associate Research Scientist in Quantum Computing (ref. no. CaSToRC_ARS_23_15)

                        Closing Date: 25/01/2024 The Cyprus lnstitute (Cyl) is a non-profit science and technology educational and research institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Boar...

                        Closing Date: 25/01/2024

                        The Cyprus lnstitute (Cyl) is a non-profit science and technology educational and research institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Board of Trustees. The research agenda of Cyl falls within the following four research centers: The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC); the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center (STARC); the Energy, Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC); and the Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C). Considerable cross-center interaction is a characteristic feature of the lnstitute’s culture.

                        Amongst other research areas, CaSToRC pursues research in Quantum Computing, a promising new computing methodology that is pursued by computational centres worldwide. Lt is envisaged that Quantum Computing will add a new component to Computing in general and, in particular, High Performance Computing, solving problems that are classically very hard or even impossible to address or lead to more efficient solutions than otherwise possible even with current supercomputers and HPC algorithms. This will be of benefit to all research fields in computational science, which includes fundamental science but also pharmaceutical and medical research in particular drug design, optimization problems in logistics, traffic, in engineering including the energy sector, large scale machine learning applications, finances and cybersecurity aligning with the missions of the institute within the context of the Resilience Plan of the government.  

                        CaSToRC is seeking to recruit highly motivated and internationally recognized scientist(s) for the position of Associate ResearchScientist in Quantum Computing who will contribute to the research activities of the recently EU funded ERA Chair QUEST (QUantum computing for Excellence in Science and Technology) project. QUEST aims to create a research group in Quantum Computing under the leadership of the ERA chair holder Prof. Karl Jansen. QUEST will allow Cyprus to take advantage of opportunities in Quantum Computing in Cyprus but also at the European level, such as by the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking and the quantum technologies flagship program, which are presently not being fully exploited.

                        The initial duration of the appointment will be for3 years, renewable subject to performance and upon availability of funding. An internationally competitive remuneration package will be offered, according to the level of experience of the successful candidate.

                        Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

                        • Development of quantum computing algorithms for uses cases spanning a broad portfolio of
                        • applications
                        • Benchmarking and testing of newly emerging quantum computing hardware
                        • Application to optimization problems from basic science, industry and governmental agencies
                        • Training and education of scientists, engineers and beyond
                        • Dissemination and outreach activities
                        • Preparation of reports
                        • Proposal preparation on national and international level

                        Required Qualifications & Experience

                        • PhD (or expected to have one by the time of the start date of employment) in Quantum Information, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics or any other related subject

                        The candidate must hold a PhD degree from 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 defence of the thesis

                        • At least three years of relevant experience following PhD degree completion
                        • Proven related research
                        • Experience in Presentations at international meetings and conferences
                        • Experience in quantum computing and algorithmic development and testing
                        • Excellent knowledge of oral and written English
                        • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

                        Preferred skills/knowledge/experience (non-mandatory):

                        • Knowledge of programming languages, such as C, C++, Julia or Python
                        • Knowledge of Qiskit, Pennylane or similar programming languages

                        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 three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Prof Karl Jansen (k.jansen@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 Karl Jansen

                        Reference number: CaSToRC_ARS_23_15



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                          GIS Data Scientist (ref. no. STARC_GIS_24_01)

                          Closing Date: 10/02/2024 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: 10/02/2024

                          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 CyI invites applications for a highly motivated and qualified individual to join the Institute as a GIS Data Scientist in the STARC Centre. The successful candidate will be part of the TRANS-lighthouses project funded by the European Union. The TRANS-lighthouses project aims to strengthen socio-politics as part of the public agenda for nature-based solutions towards systemic change by gathering evidence on material and immaterial results of nature-based solutions in order to rethink and reframe the main elements that compose the complexity of creating social and ecologically just solutions.

                          The successful candidate will focus on developing data engineered GIS tools (for monitoring impact) and will be involved in the development of online data visualisation tools. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to be able to troubleshoot and resolve issues as they arise, and to identify and pursue opportunities for further research development.

                          The initial period of the appointment will be for a fixed-term duration 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. Data processing, analysis and visualisation
                          2. Research, design and development of an online database
                          3. Write reports and dissemination material
                          4. Identify opportunities for the further enrichment and advancement of data-driven applications in the field.

                          Required Qualifications

                          1. Bachelor Degree in Geographic systems, Computer Science, Urban Planning or Architecture or any other related field.
                          2. 1-year relevant experience.
                          3. Experience in development of online databases and platforms, modelling of environmental data, observation, and visualisation (such as: GIS webservices, data Engineering, Analytics, statistical systems).
                          1. Experience in R&I projects and deliverables.
                          1. Excellent knowledge of the English language (written and verbal).
                          2. High level of organizational, analytical, creative and problem-solving skills.
                          3. Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities.
                          4. Motivated, creative, resourceful, and solution oriented individual.
                          1. High level of communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt in a multicultural environment.

                           

                          Preferred Qualifications

                          • Experience with scripting in Python will be considered an advantage.
                          • Academic paper writing.
                          • Understanding and knowledge in the area of ‘citizen science’ will be considered an advantage.
                          • Project management.

                           

                          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 Dr George Artopoulos (g.artopoulos@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: George Artopoulos

                          Reference number: STARC_GIS_24_01



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                            Technical Research Specialist in Environmental Sciences Innovation (ref. no. CARE-C_TRSESI_23_21)

                            Closing Date: 21/01/2024 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: 21/01/2024

                            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 at the position of Research Technical Specialist in Environmental Sciences Innovation for the Horizon Europe Project “ENVRINNOV” at CARE-C. The aim of the 3-year ENVRINNOV project, coordinated by CARE-C, is to create a common Innovation Roadmap for the large European community of the European Environmental and Earth System Research Infrastructures (ENVRI). The ENVRINNOV Roadmap will set the path for the ENVRI community to establish and operate a centralized Innovation Hub, to facilitate the development of new state-of-the-art technologies, and services. To achieve this, the project will also develop the necessary tools, policies, and networks for the Roadmap’s implementation.

                            The successful candidate will contribute to the implementation of ENVRINNOV through the execution of planned project activities and the preparation of deliverables and other project technical reports under the guidance of the ENVRINNOV Coordinator. They will also contribute to building ongoing engagement with the Consortium partners and the wider EVNRI community, as well as businesses operating in the environment domain internationally, EU environment policy networks, and other relevant stakeholders. 

                            The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of 12-months with the possibility of renewal, depending on performance and availability of funds. A 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. Collaborating closely with Consortium Partners for the creation of the ENVRI Innovation Roadmap, and the achievement of project deliverables and milestones, under the guidance of the CyI Coordinator
                            2. Contributing to building ENVRI community engagement on innovation and facilitating ongoing collaboration with other relevant international networks
                            1. Helping draft and compile ENVRI-specific innovation policies and resources, by mapping existing community literature and combining it with project results and industry-wide best practice models
                            1. Identifying and promoting opportunities for collaboration between the ENVRI community and the private sector
                            1. Conducting ongoing research to stay on top of emerging trends in innovation in the environment domain
                            2. Contributing to other general project activities (e.g. technical reports, consortium meetings, training events)

                            Required Qualifications

                            1. Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences or Business or any other relevant degree (e.g. sciences, social sciences or engineering)
                            2. 1-year relevant experience
                            3. Experience in innovation management, product development, technology transfer, or knowledge valorization. Experience in these areas in the environment domain would be considered an advantage.
                            4. Excellent command of spoken and written English
                            5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to thrive in a multicultural/multidisciplinary research environment
                            6. High level of organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
                            7. Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities with limited supervision
                            8. Good awareness and understanding of environmental and climate change issues

                             

                            Preferred Qualifications

                            • Master’s degree or equivalent in innovation management will be considered an advantage
                            • Experience working closely with or for start-ups, or working in research/academic organizations
                            • Experience with implementation and/or reporting of EU-funded projects
                            • Experience of facilitating collaboration across large, international communities
                            • Good understanding of the EU Research Infrastructure landscape
                            • Good knowledge of market intelligence methodologies and tools
                            • Strong business writing skills

                             

                            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 three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Marina Papageorgiou (m.papageorgiou@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: Marina Papageorgiou

                            Reference number: CARE-C_TRSESI_23_21



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                              Electrical/Electronic Engineer for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) (ref. no. CARE-C_EEUAS_23_18)

                              Closing Date: 11/02/2024 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: 11/02/2024

                              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 Unmanned Systems Research Laboratory (USRL) of the CARE-C Centre of the Cyprus Institute is a rapidly grown facility, performing Research and Development in the field of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The facility is comprised of various sizes of fixed and rotary wing UASs, a mobile Ground Control Station and a fully equipped laboratory and workshop dedicated to Unmanned Systems and their Applications.

                              Due to the increasing growth and demand in aircraft manufacturing and flying operations mostly related to research and governmental projects, the Cyprus Institute invites applications for highly motivates and qualified individual to join the USRL team as an Electrical/Electronic Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, integration and troubleshooting of the various electronic systems on-board the UASs.

                              The rank of the position will depend on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications. The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of 2 years 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. Design and development of electronic systems and subsystems dedicated for UAVs.
                              2. Development of prototype electronic systems to support mission-specific capabilities.
                              3. Integration of commercial and prototype electronics in UASs.
                              4. Remote control and monitoring of avionics and sensors during flight operations.
                              5. Contributing in the overall development of the UAS (Platform and Ground Control Station).
                              6. Participation in scheduled Test Flights for the purpose of the development and optimization of the platforms and the avionic/navigation systems.
                              7. Supporting in troubleshooting and diagnosis of UAS electronic components.
                              8. Participates in field deployment (including research campaigns) and demonstrations of UAVs.
                              9. Remains current on UAV hardware and associated technology and makes appropriate recommendations to the team leader.
                              10. Ensures compliance with service guidance, Institute’s policy and procedures and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) regulations.

                              Required Qualifications

                              1. Bachelor Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
                              2. Experience in instrumentation-interaction with sensors and instruments is required
                              3. Experience in various avionics systems such as autopilots, airborne sensors, and communication systems
                              4. Experience in Design of analog and digital electronic circuits.
                              5. Experience in Microcontroller programming low level interface.
                              6. Experience and knowledge of debugging digital communications and protocols.
                              7. Experience of verify and debug analog electronic circuits.
                              8. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and in writing.
                              9. Highly motivated, with the ability to work independently.
                              10. Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural, multinational environment.

                              Preferred Qualifications

                              • Basic Understanding in UAV Flight operations.
                              • Theoretical and/or hands-on experience with remote control airplanes.
                              • Theoretical and/or hands-on experience with Radio frequency (RF) system.
                              • Theoretical and/or hands-on experience with dynamic systems and automatic control systems.
                              • Theoretical and/or hands-on experience with computer vision.

                               

                              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 three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Christos Keleshis (c.keleshis@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: Christos Keleshis

                              Reference number: CARE-C_EEUAS_23_18



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                                Innovation Officer (ref. no. CYI_IO_23_15)

                                Closing Date: 03/12/2023 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: 03/12/2023

                                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 Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Development Directorate (IED) has been established at the CyI with the aim to boost the innovation-oriented activities and outcomes and improve the role of the Institute in the transition of Cyprus towards a knowledge economy model. It has been structured around five interconnected processes: (i) Internal innovation and entrepreneurial discovery; (ii) IPR protection and exploitation; (iii) New venture generation; (iv) Attraction of innovation projects and early-stage companies; (v) Promotion and management of an innovation community. The IED is also pursuing the access to the relevant funding opportunities for innovation in the local, European and global landscape.

                                The Cyprus Institute invites applications for a highly qualified and motivated individual to join the Institute as Innovation Officer in the Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Development Directorate. Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Directorate, the successful candidate will take responsibility for contributing in the implementation of the above-mentioned innovation processes, with a full engagement in the strategic development of the innovation goals of the Institute. The selected candidate will actively promote innovation activities and projects, develop opportunities of knowledge exploitation, contribute to the engagement of the CyI in the national and international innovation ecosystem.

                                The rank of the position will depend on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications. The initial period of appointment will be for a duration of 2 years, 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. Contributing in the scouting and qualification of innovation ideas and opportunities within the CyI.
                                2. Contributing in the evaluation of potential IP, the drafting of IP applications and coordinating the interaction with the consultants and the patent offices.
                                3. Supporting the teams engaged in innovation projects, especially in the appropriate business and market orientation.
                                4. Supporting the establishment of new spin-off ventures.
                                5. Promoting the collaboration of the institute with innovative companies and organizations.
                                6. Contributing in the identification and negotiation of knowledge transfer opportunities.
                                7. Promoting the innovation culture within the Institute.
                                1. Identifying funding opportunities (from various funding sources including EU, Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation, impact finance organizations, World Bank, UN).
                                2. Aiding in the development and writing of project proposals.
                                3. Participating in the planning and coordination of the activities of the Directorate.
                                4. Executing project administration/coordination activities (timing, financial reporting, deliverables, communication with funding organizations).

                                Required Qualifications

                                1. Master’s degree in Science, Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering from an accredited institution
                                2. 2-year relevant experience
                                1. Experience in innovation management in research, academic or private organizations
                                2. Excellent knowledge of oral and written English
                                3. Strong technical and business writing skills
                                4. High level of communication and interpersonal skills
                                5. High level organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
                                1. Ability to multitask and change priorities with limited supervision

                                 

                                Preferred Qualifications

                                Experience in:

                                • Team building, coaching and management
                                • Innovation community management
                                • Project management
                                • Proposal writing and management for competitive funding
                                • Presenting to medium and large audiences
                                • Delivering formal and informal training

                                 

                                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 three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Dr Konstantinos Kleovoulou (k.kleovoulou@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: Konstantinos Kleovoulou

                                Reference number: CYI_IO_23_15



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                                  IT Officer/Senior Officer (ref. no. CYI_ITO_23_12)

                                  Closing Date: 31/01/2024 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: 31/01/2024

                                  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 an IT Officer to join our Team. The successful candidate will be responsible to contribute in the coordination of general IT support and the development of suitable IT solutions to deliver a professional high-quality service level within the Institute.

                                  The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of one year 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:

                                  • Configures, manages and monitors the following areas:

                                    Windows Microsoft AD (DNS, DHCP, Group Policies, Radius, etc)

                                    VMware vSphere

                                    Microsoft 365 Products

                                    Linux Servers

                                    Security Systems (Antivirus, Email Filtering, SSL, Vulnerability Assessment Tools, etc)

                                    Network Infrastructure (advantage)

                                  • Oversees and mentors 1st Level Support team members.
                                  • Regularly monitors and oversees the performance of servers, including software and hardware, to ensure they are operating at an optimum level.
                                  • Installs and configures computer hardware operating systems and applications.
                                  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots technical issues.
                                  • Provides support with escalated help desk requests.
                                  • Advises on available technologies that can improves efficiency and effectiveness of the CyI operational objectives.
                                  • Consults with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and information system requirements, suggests solutions and specifies the technology suited to meet those needs.
                                  • Provides project management support during development or upgrade of Information Systems and assists with the acceptance procedures.
                                  • Evaluates project deliverables and prepares progress reports for the Institute’s IT projects.
                                  • Trains the Institute personnel on the use of applications and prepares user manuals as necessary.
                                  • Contributes in the development of relevant IT policies and procedures to be followed by staff members.
                                  • Produces and updates IT documentation.

                                  Required Qualifications

                                  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technologies or other directly related field
                                  • At least 3 years of relevant experience
                                  • Experience in managing Linux and Windows Servers.
                                  • Administration experience in VMWare.
                                  • Working knowledge of overall IT infrastructure and related technologies and standards.
                                  • Experience in administering Office 365.
                                  • Demonstrated strong problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.
                                  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with no supervision.
                                  • Ability to multitask and changing priorities in a high-pressure work environment.
                                  • Attention to detail.
                                  • Customer service-oriented approach.
                                  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
                                  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
                                  • Fluency in English is required.

                                  Preferred Qualifications (not mandatory)

                                  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or other related field

                                  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 two (2) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For  further information, please contact Mr. Petros Ioannou (p.ioannou@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: Mr. Petros Ioannou

                                  Reference number: CYI_ITO_23_12



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                                    Faculty Position at the Cyprus Institute with Specialization in Computation-based Science and Technology (ref. no. CYI_FP_23_05)

                                    Closing Date: 15/02/2024 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: 15/02/2024

                                    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 (CyI) invites applications for a new faculty member at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the broader area of computational science and technology. This is a well-established research area at CyI, and it includes experts in Machine Learning, Computational Modeling, and High-Performance Computing.

                                    The selected faculty applicant will enhance the competencies of the Institute in applied data science, and in particular in “big data” analytics, data mining, and information/knowledge retrieval.  Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in applying these areas in scientific and engineering areas, and with experience in the utilization of advanced computing technologies such as HPC and/or cloud computing.

                                    Priority in consideration for hiring will be given to the highest rank where qualified applicants are identified.  Applicants should specify for which ranks they want to be considered.

                                    The selected applicant will implement and advance the research agenda of the Institute in general and of CaSToRC in particular in close collaboration with faculty, research staff and the leadership of CyI. As a faculty member, an aptitude and/or experience in mentoring and teaching Doctoral and Master’s students is necessary as the successful candidate will be expected to actively contribute to the Institute’s graduate program. The candidate will work in Cyprus and will be offered a tenured or tenure-track position and an attractive salary and benefits package depending on the level of experience.

                                    Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

                                    The new faculty member will contribute in shaping the Institute’s research agenda by:

                                    1. Developing and implementing strategies appropriate to the Institute’s mission.
                                    2. Mentoring, educating and providing research guidance to graduate students;
                                    3. Developing and expanding the Institute’s research, innovation and educational activities;
                                    4. Developing a world-class research program in applied data science, and in particular in “big data” analytics, data mining, and information/knowledge retrieval.
                                    5. Assisting in building a transdisciplinary research environment and collaborations with other research areas where the aforementioned fields are applicable;
                                    6. Securing financial and other resources from national and international sources;
                                    7. Initiating and sustaining high-level collaborative projects with leading research institutions that conduct research in areas related to his/her respective fields;
                                    8. Contributing to the development and implementation of facilities appropriate to the research of The Cyprus Institute;
                                    9. Communicating the results and implications of research conducted in CaSToRC and The Institute at all levels, including academic, popular, and policy-related.

                                    Required Qualifications

                                    1. Doctoral Degree in Computer Science, Computational Science, Computer Engineering or any other relevant field.
                                    2. Proven research and academic record of international standing.
                                    3. Teaching and postgraduate training record appropriate for the rank the candidate is applying for.
                                    4. A minimum of three years of post-doctoral research experience or equivalent in relevant fields of research is required for the rank of Assistant Professor. For the ranks of Associate Professor and Professor a minimum requirement of five and seven years, respectively, of relevant experience is required.
                                    5. Experience in mentoring and teaching graduate students depending on the rank they are applying for (an absolute requirement for the Associate Professor and Professor rank)
                                    6. Proficiency in spoken and written English.
                                    7. Excellent interpersonal and management skills

                                     

                                    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 four (4) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Ms Christiana Melodias (head.hr@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: Christiana Melodias

                                    Reference number: CYI_FP_23_05



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                                      Assistant Professor in Quantum Computing (ref. no. CYI_ASP_23_03)

                                      Closing Date: 31/07/2023 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: 31/07/2023

                                      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.

                                      Amongst other research areas, CaSToRC pursues research in Quantum Computing, a promising new computing methodology that is pursued by computational centres worldwide. lt is envisaged that Quantum Computing will add a new component to High Performance Computing, solving problems that are classically very hard or even impossible to address or lead to more efficient solutions than otherwise possible with current supercomputers and HPC algorithms. This will be of benefit to all research fields in computational science. This includes research fields in fundamental science but also in pharmaceutical and medical research in particular drug design, optimization problems in engineering including the energy sector, large scale machine learning applications, and cybersecurity aligning with the missions of the institute within the context of the Resilience Plan of the government.

                                      The Cyprus Institute is seeking to recruit a highly qualified outstanding scientist, at the position of a tenure track Assistant Professor, with a background in quantum computing to strengthen and complement the Institute. As this position is under the ERA Chair funded project (QUEST), the initial contract will be fixed-term until the end of that project (31/12/2027). The initial contract may be renewed until the end of the tenure-track process which is typically of seven years (for approximately an additional 2 years following the completion of the project), subject to performance (based on the Institute’s faculty evaluation processes for the tenure process), availability of funds, and organizational requirements at the time of renewal. Following the completion of the successful formal evaluation for promotion and tenure, the candidate will be granted tenure based on the Institute’s policies and procedures. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to and extend with their expertise the research activities of the recently EU funded.

                                      As a faculty member of the Cyprus Institute, the selected applicant is intended to enhance the competencies of the Institute in the area of Quantum Computing. S/he will implement and advance the research agenda of the Institute and CaSToRC in close collaboration with faculty, research staff and the leadership of CyI. An aptitude and/or experience in mentoring and teaching doctoral and Master’s students is necessary as the successful candidate will be expected to actively contribute to the Institute’s graduate program. The candidate will work in Cyprus and will be offered a tenure-track position and an attractive salary and benefits package depending on the level of experience.be offered, which is commensurate with the level of experience of the successful candidate.

                                       

                                      ERA Chair QUEST (Quantum computing for Excellence in Science and Technology) project

                                      QUEST aims to create a research group in Quantum Computing with the ERA chair holder Prof. Karl Jansen and other members of his team. The candidate is also expected to develop research projects and build his/her own group in this field strengthening collaborations with the corresponding group at the Center for Quantum Technology and Applications (CQTA), DESY-Zeuthen in Germany.

                                      The goal is to allow Cyprus to take advantage of opportunities in Quantum Computing at the European level, such as by the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking and the quantum technologies flagship program, which are presently not being fully exploited. The appointment will be on a full-time basis at the Assistant professorship level. An internationally competitive remuneration package will be offered, according to the level of experience of the successful candidate.

                                       

                                      Particularly for the project, the faculty member will be expected to:

                                      1. Developing Quantum computing algorithms and methods
                                      2. Benchmarking of quantum computing hardware
                                      3. Developing applications to optimization problems and theoretical models
                                      4. Supervising Ph.D. students and Postdocs
                                      5. Supporting the ERA Chair and the Principal Investigator in the scientific and organizational work

                                       

                                      Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

                                      The new faculty member will contribute in shaping the Institute’s research agenda by:

                                      1. Developing and implementing strategies appropriate to the Institute’s mission.
                                      2. Developing and expanding the Institute’s research, innovation and educational activities;
                                      3. Developing a world-class research program in the area of Quantum Computing;
                                      4. Assisting in building a transdisciplinary research environment and collaborations with other research areas where the aforementioned fields are applicable;
                                      5. Securing financial and other resources from national and international sources;
                                      6. Initiating and sustaining high-level collaborative projects with leading research institutions that conduct research in areas related to his/her respective fields;
                                      7. Contributing to the development and implementation of facilities appropriate to the research of The Cyprus Institute;
                                      8. Communicating the results and implications of research conducted in CaSToRC and The Institute at all levels, including academic, popular, and policy-related.

                                      Required Qualifications

                                      1. PhD in Quantum Information, physics, mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent areas is required
                                      2. Strong academic record
                                      3. Experience in quantum information science, quantum algorithms and quantum computing
                                      4. Proven research record of international standing
                                      5. Strong publication record in the general area of quantum computing
                                      6. At least three years of relevant experience following PhD degree completion
                                      7. Excellent knowledge of quantum computing algorithms and devices
                                      8. Proficiency in spoken and written English
                                      9. Excellent interpersonal and management skills

                                       

                                      Preferred Qualifications

                                      • Knowledge of programming languages, such as C, C++, Julia or Python
                                      • Knowledge of Qiskit, Pennylane or similar programming languages

                                       

                                      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 Ms Christiana Melodias (head.hr@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: Christiana Melodias

                                      Reference number: CYI_ASP_23_03



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