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Associate Research Scientist in High-Performance and Grid-Interactive Buildings and Smart Building Technologies (ref. no. EEWRC_ARS_24_01)

Closing Date: 16/05/2024 The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit science and technology-oriented research and educational institution based in Cyprus and led by...

Closing Date: 16/05/2024

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit science and technology-oriented research and educational institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Board of Trustees. The Institute’s research agenda is pursued at its five research centers: the Energy Environment Water Research Center (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 highly qualified and motivated individuals to join the Institute as Associate Research Scientist at EEWRC. The successful candidates will carry out research as a member of the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) Group within the European Horizon 2020 COLLECTiEF Project, the MSCA MuSIC Doctoral Network, and the Horizon Europe INITIATE Project.

The successful candidate should have a background in Science or Engineering and their research agenda is expected to focus on the development of intelligent tools (such as data driven and model-based solutions) for optimal management of energy systems in buildings enabled by interoperable monitoring and adaptive control algorithms, which consider energy use, occupant wellbeing and integration of renewable energy sources, for the decarbonisation of the building sector in alignment with European priorities towards the Green transition.

The successful candidate is also expected to be involved in the preparation of project proposals and in the dissemination of research outcomes through scientific and technical articles.

The period of the appointment will be for a duration of 30 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. Carry out research activities in high-performance and grid-interactive buildings and smart building technologies.
  2. Develop, test, evaluate, and implement new adaptive control algorithms.
  3. Develop experimental designs with monitoring and control capabilities of technical building systems and components.
  4. Contribute to producing scientific publications.
  5. Contribute to develop project deliverables and participation in project meetings.
  6. Presentations in scientific conferences and participation in outreach events.
  1. Contribution to proposal writing.

Required Qualifications

  1. Doctoral Degree in a relevant field of Science or Engineering, such as Mechanical, Electrical, and Building Engineering or Physics.
  2. Proven research and publication track record on control theory and building energy simulation.
  3. Experience in designing, developing and deploying monitoring and adaptive control strategies in buildings.
  4. Experience in presenting research results at workshops and conferences.
  5. Track record in contributing to National and European projects.
  6. Experience in preparing Deliverables, technical reports and presentations, e.g., for the purposes of reporting results to funding agencies.
  7. Experience in preparing proposals for national and European Calls.
  8. Proven knowledge of Python programming language.
  9. Proven practical experience with the energy simulation engine EnergyPlus.
  10. At least 2 years post-doctoral experience.
  11. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing.
  12. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
  13. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural/multinational environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of the Greek language, both verbal and writing will be an advantage.

 

Application

For full consideration, interested applicants should process their application at The Cyprus Institute Exelsys Platform (https://bit.ly/3HDLRTw) based on the instructions given. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including a short letter of interest, list of publications and a list of three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Prof. Salvatore Carlucci (s.carlucci@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: Prof. Salvatore Carlucci

Reference number: EEWRC_ARS_24_01



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    Professor and Director of the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Centre (STARC) (ref. no. CYI_STARCDIR_24_06)

    Closing Date: 15/06/2024 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: 15/06/2024

    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 four 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) and the Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (CARE-C). Considerable cross-centre interaction is a characteristic of the Institute’s culture. Its Educational activities are pursued through its Graduate School, which currently offers Master and Doctoral Degrees.

    Position Description 

    The Director of the STARC will be responsible for the general operation and conduct of all affairs of the Research Centre. The successful candidate will be based in Cyprus, and will be offered a tenured Professorship, with an internationally attractive salary and benefits package, commensurate to their high degree of responsibility and qualifications.

    The successful candidate should be an outstanding scholar with strong leadership qualities, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in research management. They are expected to have a scientific record of the highest international level, research expertise and leadership competencies in one of the scientific directions pursued by the STARC that can be effectively pursued at CyI with their involvement and a strong vision of the role of research and education.

    In addition, they should be cognizant of the importance of science and technology capacity building in Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. Previous responsibility for institution building and/or managing complex projects from development to implementation would be a strong advantage.

    The successful candidate must have excellent managerial, interpersonal and leadership skills, with strong capacities for managing human resources, and for generating and maintaining contacts in the academic, business, and governmental circles, as well as obtaining support from them for the Centre. Proficiency in spoken and written English is indispensable.

     

    Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

    The selected candidate will undertake the responsibility of the general management of the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Centre (STARC) and will be part of the managing team of the Institute:

    1. To plan, develop and implement the research agenda of the Centre
    2. To develop and implement strategies appropriate to the Centre’s mission and objectives
    3. To recruit the Centre’s research staff, and to manage, develop, appraise and motivate the staff members of the Centre to carry out and achieve the centre’s research objectives
    4. Act as the line manager of the CyI faculty with research expertise aligned with the Centre’s research portfolio for all research and innovation issues (excluding education)
    5. To develop and monitor the Centre’s and financial budgets and oversee the Centre’s general administration, in coordination with the central administration
    6. To develop and improve the research and laboratory facilities appropriate to the Centre’s research program
    7. To collaborate closely with the CyI leadership for the continuous development of the Centre and of the Cyprus Institute overall
    8. To engage and support the Graduate School of the Cyprus Institute and play a leading role in the design, introduction, implementation and conduct of the Courses that thematically related to the scope and activities of STARC
    9. To raise financial and other resources to support the research agenda and development of the Centre
    10. To undertake tasks and initiatives in relation to their faculty appointment, including teaching responsibilities

    Required Qualifications

    • PhD in Archaeology, History, Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences with specialization in a field relevant to the STARC portfolio
    • Scientific record of the highest international caliber
    • Minimum 10-year experience in a faculty position and a minimum of 5-year experience in research management
    • Strong leadership qualities
    • Excellent managerial, interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Strong capacity for managing human resources
    • Proved capacities for generating and maintaining contacts in the academic, business and governmental circles
    • Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing
    • Outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Previous managing responsibility in a Research and/or Academic organization will be an advantage

     

    Application

    For full consideration, interested applicants should process their application at The Cyprus Institute Exelsys Platform (https://bit.ly/3HDLRTw) based on the instructions given. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including a short letter of interest, list of publications, vision statement and a list of five (5) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact 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_STARCDIR_24_06



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      Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Greenhouse Gas (Methane) modelling in the Eastern Mediterranean & the Middle East (ref. no. CARE-C_PDF_24_06)

      Closing Date: 09/05/2024 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: 09/05/2024

      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, among which, the Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (CARE-C), a 100-research staff Center of Excellence established by the European Commission and the Cyprus Government to address Air Pollution and Climate Change issues in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region.

      The Impacts and Policy Department (IPD) of CARE-C, under the EMME-CARE and AVENGERS project will provide essential insights into key processes of the Earth System, consisting of the:

      • Assessment of air pollutants and greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions from anthropogenic activities over Cyprus and the EMME region,
      • Investigation of the radiation forcing of natural aerosols (mineral dust) and its relevance for GHG climate forcing,
      • Assessment of CH4 spatial-temporal distribution emission anomalies over EMME.

      The CyI invites applications for highly motivated and qualified individual to join the IPD of CARE-C as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. The successful candidate will contribute to the research objectives of the IPD, within the framework of national and/or international research projects with a focus on Methane emissions over the EMME region; atmospheric measurements of greenhouse gas concentrations, 3-D chemistry transport models, emission inventories, and statistical analysis tools, and GHG mapping and policy-oriented applications.

      The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop in an international research environment and work in collaboration with linked academic institutions in the EMME region with long-term career prospect at the Cyprus Institute.

      The Post-doctoral fellow will be based at the Cyprus Institute and work under the direct supervision of CyI and CEA-LSCE professors and will have to spend a part of his/her working contract at LSCE (Gif/Yvette, France) to be trained.

      The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of 24 months. Post-Doctoral Fellowships can be renewed depending to performance and availability of funds for a fixed-term period. 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 processing of observational satellite and ground based data relevant to methane and other GHG over EMME
      2. Application of inversion model CIF CHIMERE with a regional domain covering the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle east region
      3. Development and validation of GHG emission inventories from global to regional/urban scales with ground and remote sensing data
      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 or Mathematical Sciences and/or Environmental Science or Engineering or related field
      2. Publications in peer-review scientific journals
      3. Publications in peer-review conference proceedings
      4. Presentations in scientific conferences
      5. 3 years relevant experience (including PhD research)
      6. Understanding of physical and mathematical concepts
      7. Ability to work with complex computer modeling codes
      8. Willingness to travel and spend time in Partner organizations
      9. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and in writing.
      10. Highly motivated, with the ability to work independently or in a group.
      11. Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural, multinational environment.

       

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Experience with processing of observational data (ground, remote sensing, lidar, satellite)
      • Experience of running atmospheric composition models for GHGs / pollutants
      • Understanding of transport, emissions, and chemical processes impacting atmospheric composition

       

      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 Jonilda Kushta (j.kushta@cyi.ac.cy) and Prof Philippe Ciais (p.ciais@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 Jonilda Kushta (j.kushta@cyi.ac.cy) and Prof Philippe Ciais (p.ciais@cyi.ac.cy)

      Reference number: CARE-C_PDF_24_06



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        Post-doctoral Fellow in Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging Applications (ref. no. CaSToRC_PDF_24_06)

        Closing Date: 30/04/2024 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: 30/04/2024

        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 highly qualified and motivated individual to join the Institute as a Post-doctoral Fellow, in our interdisciplinary research team at the Computation-based Science and Technology Research Centre (CaSToRC). The successful candidate will pursue Research & Development (R&D) in the areas of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for medical imaging applications. Focus will be placed on developing cutting-edge AI tools for the automatic segmentation of organs of interest from medical images, utilizing state-of-the-art methods (e.g., AI foundation models), as well as on model evaluation compared to traditional approaches (e.g., Convolutional Neural Networks). The candidate will collaborate closely with faculty and research teams at CaSToRC, while being in continuous communication with medical partners providing the medical images. The position offers the opportunity to contribute to a high-impact co-development project, involving collaboration with academics, the industry, medical physicists and clinicians, at the intersection of research and innovation.

        The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of 22 months. Post-Doctoral Fellowships can be renewed depending on performance and availability of funds for a fixed-term period. An internationally competitive remuneration package will be offered, which is commensurate with the level of experience of the successful candidate.

        Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

        1. Development of novel AI-based methods for automatic segmentation of medical images.
        2. Collection of medical data.
        3. Medical image processing.
        4. Model evaluation and validation in a clinical environment.
        5. Close collaboration with cross-functional teams, such as researchers, software engineers, medical physicists, clinicians.
        6. Contribution to project deliverables and reports.
        7. Contribution to scientific publications.
        8. Presentations in scientific conferences and participation in outreach/dissemination events.

        Required Qualifications

        1. PhD in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Data Science, Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Biology or any other relevant field.
        1. Previous experience in at least one of the following areas: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Medical image processing.
        1. The candidate should have at least two publications in journals and/or conferences in that research area(s).
        2. At least 3-years of relevant experience (including PhD research).
        3. Strong programming skills.
        4. Experience with ML and AI methodologies.
        5. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing.
        6. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
        7. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural/multinational environment.

         

        Preferred Qualifications

        • Experience with AI foundation models.
        • Experience with Medical image processing.
        • Experience with automatic segmentation methods.

         

        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 Prof Constantine Dovrolis (c.dovrolis@cyi.ac.cy). Please note that applications which do not fulfill the required qualifications and do not follow the announcement’s guidelines will not be considered.

        Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. 

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

         

        Contact person: Prof Constantine Dovrolis

        Reference number: CaSToRC_PDF_24_06



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          Faculty Position(s) at the Energy Department of the Cyprus Institute (ref. no. CYI_FPE_24_07)

          Closing Date: 06/06/2024 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: 06/06/2024

          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 Institute’s research agenda 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 highly motivated and qualified faculty members at the ranks of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to advance the research and teaching agenda of CyI’s Energy Department, which belongs to the Energy Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC). The Department studies the energy transition in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East and includes research groups in Advanced Renewable Energy Systems, Energy Planning and Analysis, and Sustainable Built Environment. It has secured substantial funding from European Union and national resources and plans to expand towards consolidating its leading position in Energy Research in Cyprus and the region.

          The research agenda of successful candidate(s) is expected to focus on one or more of the following topics:

          1. The development and utilization of novel technologies and processes for harnessing energy from Renewable Energy Sources (RES), storing and efficiently utilizing them; solar energy or other modalities well suited to the climatological conditions of the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East are of primary concern.
          2. Harnessing and storing solar energy, and subsequent utilization in process heat applications in general, and in seawater desalination production in particular.
          3. Renewable Energy Systems development including hybridization and polygeneration systems, as well as advanced smart grid/microgrid systems for distributed generation suitable for “energy Islands”.
          4. Development of advanced energy conservation technologies and tools aiming to minimize the energy consumption of buildings and promote energy flexibility among grid-interactive buildings to contribute to the decarbonization of the built environment.
          5. Development, optimization and implementation of advanced heat mitigation and adaptation technologies for cities and neighborhoods aiming to counterbalance the impact of urban overheating, improve global environmental quality, and mitigate energy vulnerability in the urban built environment.

          Priority will be given to candidates who will have relevant experience and will be able to use or expand the existing energy research infrastructure of CyI (see https://www.cyi.ac.cy/index.php/eewrc/about-the-center/research-infrastructures.html) in advancing the Energy Department’s research agenda.

           

          The successful candidate will work in Cyprus and will be offered a tenure or tenure-track position. Full Professors are offered a tenured position; Assistant Professors have a tenure-track position; Associate Professors may be offered a tenure-track or a tenured position. 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 want to be considered.

           

          Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

          1. Helps to shape the Energy Department’s research agenda by developing and implementing strategies appropriate to the Center’s missions and objectives,
          2. Develops a world-class research program in the stated fields of study and in accord with the mission and developmental plan of the Institute and EEWRC,
          3. Maximally utilizes the substantial resources and research facilities of the Institute in advancing the aforementioned research agenda,
          4. Designs, constructs and operates facilities appropriate to the research lines described above,
          5. Raises financial and other resources for the needs of the Energy Research Department from national and international sources,
          6. Contributes to the educational mission of the CyI, including the development of new doctoral and master’s programs and the improvement of existing ones.
          7. Initiates and sustains high-level contacts with leading institutions throughout the world that conduct research in areas related to their respective fields.
          1. Contributes to the technological and commercial maturity and the improvement of the Technological Readiness Level (TRL) of the research infrastructures and the scientific concepts described above.

          Required Qualifications

          1. PhD Degree in a relevant field of Engineering, such as Mechanical, Electrical, Process, Chemical or Civil Engineering, or Sciences, such as Physics, Chemistry or Environmental Science.
          2. Proven research record of international standing.
          3. Supervising and postgraduate training record appropriate for the rank they are applying for.
          4. Experience in mentoring and teaching graduate students depending on the rank they are applying for (a strict requirement for the Associate Professor and Professor rank).
          5. 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, international norms typical for Research Universities apply with a minimum requirement of five and seven years of relevant experience respectively.
          6. Experience in research related to the research topics of EEWRC.
          7. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing.
          8. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
          9. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural/multinational environment.
          10. Excellent scientific management skills, depending on the rank they are applying for.

           

          Preferred Qualifications

          • Demonstrated track record and ability, as appropriate for the position rank, to model energy components, systems and integrated processes (e.g. renewable-energy driven desalination or thermal processes in the built 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, vision statement, list of publications and a list of five (5) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Prof Theodoros Zachariadis (t.zachariadis@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: Prof Theodoros Zachariadis

          Reference number: CYI_FPE_24_07



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            Faculty Position at the Cyprus Institute with Specialization in Computational Modelling and Large-scale Simulations of Physical Systems (ref. no. CYI_FP_24_05)

            Closing Date: 31/05/2024 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: 31/05/2024

            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 (CyI) invites applications for new a faculty member at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor with Specialization in Computation-based Science and Technology. The successful candidate is intended to enhance the competencies of the Institute in the area of computational modelling and large-scale simulations of physical systems. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in simulations across scales and in combining physics-based and machine learning methodologies, with applications to scientific and engineering areas, and with experience in the utilization of advanced computing technologies.  Other areas of competence will be considered in addition in case of demonstrated excellence. The selected applicant will implement and advance the research agenda of the Institute and CaSToRC 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.

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

             

            Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

            The new faculty member will contribute to 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 the area of computational modeling and large-scale simulations of physical systems by utilizing advanced computational methodologies across scales, modern statistical (e.g. Bayesian) approaches, and machine learning techniques.
            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 their 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 Physical Sciences, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer or Computational Science, and Life Science or any other relevant field.
            2. Proven research record of international standing.
            3. Teaching and post-graduate training record appropriate for the rank they are applying.
            4. A minimum of three years of postdoctoral research experience or equivalent in relevant fields of research is required for the rank of Assistant Professor.
            5. For the rank of Associate Professor international norms typical for Research Universities apply with a minimum requirement of five years, of relevant experience.
            6. Experience mentoring and teaching graduate students depending on the rank they are applying for (a strict requirement for the Associate Professor rank).
            7. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing.
            8. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
            9. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural/multinational environment.
            10. Excellent 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, vision statement and a list of five (5) 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: Ms Christiana Melodias

            Reference number: CYI_FP_24_05



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              Senior Technical Research Specialist in Atmospheric Sciences (ref. no. CARE-C_TRS_24_05)

              Closing Date: 21/04/2024 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: 21/04/2024

              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, among which, the Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (CARE-C), a 100-research staff Center of Excellence established by the European Commission and the Cyprus Government to address Air Pollution and Climate Change issues in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region.

              The Cyprus Atmospheric Observatory (CAO; https://cao.cyi.ac.cy/) of CARE-C, has been established by the Cyprus Institute in 2015 with the objective to establish long-term (multi-year) high quality atmospheric observations representative of the EMME region and better document air pollution and climate change (current levels and future trends).

              The CAO is currently part of ACTRIS, AERONET, WMO (GAW), TCCON and EMEP international networks and aims to integrate additional EU research infrastructure such as ICOS. It is attracting high caliber scientists from several European institutions conducting research on ambient gas and aerosol science and technology. The CAO gathers the latest generation of scientific instrumentation for in-situ online monitoring of aerosol properties, reactive and greenhouse gases species following international standardized operating procedures.

              The Cyprus Institute invites applications for a highly qualified and motivated individual to join the Institute as a Senior Technical Research Specialist in Atmospheric Sciences in the CARE-C. The successful candidate will advance the CARE-C’s research and innovation agenda in its scientific focus of Environmental (Atmospheric) Observations area through supporting the long-term operation of CAO. The successful candidate will be a member of a dynamic team composed by young talented scientists and technical experts, working in a highly attractive and international environment (English is the formal working language at the CyI).

              The successful candidate will also support research programs with environmental/atmospheric applications at the Cyprus Institute (field campaigns in Cyprus and abroad) as well as technical developments in collaboration with other CyI research facilities developing miniaturized atmospheric sensors for atmospheric observations.

              The successful candidate should be an expert user of a large suite of scientific instruments and instrument communication protocols. She/He will be responsible for providing technical support to the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) with the aim to enhance the atmospheric network in Egypt, under the framework of the project S.id.E (on PM source apportionment) funded by World Bank Group.

              The candidate will access and benefit from large European scientific networks (e.g. H.E. Net4Cities, ACTRIS) for training and dissemination activities and get offered the opportunity to participate in a number of field campaigns within the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.

              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. Enhance the operation of commercially available scientific instrumentation by applying hardware modifications
              2. Be responsible for the routine operation, control, calibration, and scheduled maintenance of scientific instrumentation following international Standard Operation Procedures (ACTRIS, ICOS, GAW).
              3. Enhancing the operation of state-of-the-art scientific instruments (e.g. ACSM, xACT, AE33) under the framework of the EU H.E. project “Net4Cites”: Real-time monitoring networks and transport emissions for tailored Zero Pollution Action Plans in European cities (EU HORIZON-CL5-2023-D5-01) by applying hardware modifications to these instruments.
              4. Support the Cyprus Atmospheric Observatory (CAO), National Facility of the European Research Infrastructure “ACTRIS” for long-term measurements of aerosols and reactive species.
              1. Engagement in international field campaigns

              Required Qualifications

              1. Sc. degree in Atmospheric or Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or related field
              2. At least 5 years’ experience in atmospheric in situ measurements
              3. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing
              4. Experience in instrument manufacturing including sampling inlets
              5. Knowledge on hardware communication protocols (e.g. Modbus)
              6. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills
              7. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adopt to a multicultural/multinational environment

               

              Preferred Qualifications

              • Experience in machine shop activities
              • Programming skills (e.g. Matlab, R, Python)

               

              Application

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

              Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. 

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

               

              Contact person: Prof Jean Sciare

              Reference number: CARE-C_TRS_24_05



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                RIMS Senior Officer (ref. no. CYI_RIMS_24_02)

                Closing Date: 10/04/2024 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: 10/04/2024

                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 highly motivated and qualified professional to join the Research Support structure of the Institute as Senior Project Officer. The selected candidate will be providing services to the CyI management and the CyI researchers relevant to the participation in research and innovation funding programs, including proposal writing, grant administrative and financial management, and reporting.

                 The successful candidate will be integrated into the Research and Innovation Management Support Office of the Institute (RIMS Office). RIMS is the Institute’s central structure providing CyI researchers with research management and administration pre-award (at the proposal preparation phase) and post-award (at the grant negotiation and management phase) support. The RIMS Office liaises and acts as the CyI contact point with Funders and other national and international authorities, promotes cross-centre collaboration and leads institutional bids for funding and selected resulting contracts. Finally, RIMS develops and maintains the CyI policies and tools needed to ensure efficient and uniformity in research management and administration activities throughout the CyI, and is responsible for reviewing the compliance of all prospective research grants and collaboration agreements with CyI policies and regulations.

                 The selected candidate will mainly contribute in project management and administration activities of assigned projects, while part of productive time will be dedicated to cross-centre and broader Institute requirements. They will be expected to contribute with minimal guidance and coordinate a series of activities including but not limited to community building, networking with National and International organizations and other research stakeholders, implementation of coordination, support and other horizontal activities which may be part of the projects on which they will be assigned. 

                 The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of two years, with the potential of renewal depending on performance and availability of funds. The position may be full time or part time, depending on the candidate’s availability and qualifications in relation to the ongoing projects.

                 

                Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

                1. Oversight of research and innovation projects covered by various funding sources including EU and Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF).
                2. Execution of project administration and coordination activities, including financial reporting, deliverables, communication with funding organizations.
                3. Planning and implementation of Networking and community building activities with National and International stakeholders
                4. Coordination with and contribution to the activities of the CyI RIMS office.
                5. Identification and promotion of research and innovation funding opportunities.
                1. Development and writing of research and innovation project proposals.

                Required Qualifications

                1. Master’s degree in any scientific field
                2. At least 3 years of relevant experience
                3. Previous experience of writing and/or supporting researchers in writing research proposals.
                4. Experience in managing EU and/or national-funded research projects.
                5. Excellent knowledge of office IT.
                6. Experience in presenting to medium and large audiences.
                7. Excellent knowledge of the English and Greek language, both verbal and writing
                8. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills
                9. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural/multinational environment

                 

                Preferred Qualifications

                • PhD degree holders will have a competitive advantage.
                • Previous experience in a research/academic institution.
                • Previous engagement in natural sciences and/or engineering research activities.
                • Previous experience in the coordination of diverse stakeholders, e.g. local authorities, non-profit organizations, universities, small and medium-sized businesses.

                 

                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 Vassilios Tsakalos (v.tsakalos@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 Vassilios Tsakalos

                Reference number: CYI_RIMS_24_02



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                  Associate Research Scientist in Fundamental Physics Applications of HPC (ref. no. CaSToRC_ARS_24_03)

                  Closing Date: 31/03/2024 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: 31/03/2024

                  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.

                  CyI invites applications for a highly qualified and motivated individual to join the Institute as an Associate Research Scientist at CaSToRC as part of the Computational Physics Group. The successful candidate should be a researcher with a physics background and specialization in lattice Quantum Chromodynamics simulations and analyses, with a strong background in large scale, multi-GPU application codes. The successful candidate will contribute to the activities of the local group.

                  In particular, the successful candidate will i) work on application codes of the group, including implementing new algorithms, scaling, optimizing, and porting new methods, ii) be running these codes on leadership systems such as those available via EuroHPC, and iii) performing analysis and postprocessing of the resulting data, including documenting the results in presentations and preparing manuscripts.

                  The successful candidate is also expected to be involved in the preparation of proposals, including for securing computer time on large-scale computational resources.

                  The period of the appointment will be for a duration of 9 months with the possibility of renewal, subject to 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. Carry out research activities in lattice QCD
                  2. Develop, implement, and scale new algorithms and methods in multi-GPU application codes.
                  3. Carry out simulations and analyses as required in RIF and EU funded projects, including the preparation of presentations and manuscripts documenting the results.
                  4. Contribute to scientific publications.
                  5. Contribute to project deliverables and participation in project meetings.
                  6. Presentations in scientific conferences and participation in outreach events.
                  7. Contribution to proposal writing.

                  Required Qualifications

                  1. PhD in Physics or highly related field.
                  2. Proven research and publication track record in lattice QCD.
                  3. Experience in lattice QCD simulations and analyses.
                  4. Experience in developing, scaling, and optimizing multi-GPU application codes.
                  5. Experience in presenting research results at workshops and conferences.
                  6. Track record in contributing to multi-user HPC code bases.
                  7. At least three years of relevant experience after PhD.
                  8. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing.
                  9. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
                  10. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural/multinational environment.

                   

                  Preferred Qualifications

                  • Experience in developing for multiple computer architectures, including HIP for AMD GPUs and CUDA for NVIDIA GPUs.
                  • Experience using large-scale supercomputing systems for production calculations.
                  • Experience in preparing proposals for computer time.
                  • Experience in preparing technical reports and presentations, e.g. for the purposes of reporting results to funding agencies.

                   

                  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 Giannis Koutsou (g.koutsou@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: Giannis Koutsou

                  Reference number: CaSToRC_ARS_24_03



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                    Research Assistant in Environmental Sustainability Science (ref. no. STeDI_RA_24_05)

                    Closing Date: 21/03/2024 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: 21/03/2024

                    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 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 qualified and  motivated individual to join the Institute as a Research Assistant  in our interdisciplinary research team at the Science and Technology Driven Policy and Innovation Research Center (STeDI-RC). The successful candidate will primarily work in the EU-funded ONEPLANET project (https://oneplanetproject.eu/) and will assist in developing analysis, tools and practices for impactful system innovation in the context of the water, energy and food (WEF) Nexus in the African context and specifically in targeted water basins. This position offers the opportunity to contribute to a high-impact international project and work at the intersection of innovation management, sustainable development, and policy making.

                    The successful candidate will support the definition of systemic innovation pathways in the WEF Nexus in Africa, by the identification of appropriate, accessible and scalable niche innovations, assist the organization and management of participatory events, develop innovation platforms such as living labs for the long-term engagement of diverse stakeholders and the achievement of broader impacts in the targeted basin areas and beyond.

                    The candidate will also be engaged in the project TRANS-Lighthouses (https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/101084628) supported by the EU, which addresses the goal of creating social and ecologically just Nature Based Solutions. The candidate will be requested to contribute into the participatory processes and support the implementation of mapping and documentation tools, where the collective knowledge and insights could be captured.

                    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. Provide support in conducting literature collection and analysis related to the WEF Nexus in the African context as a socio-technical system.
                    2. Contribute to the identification and characterization of appropriate, accessible and scalable innovation assets that might contribute to the transition of the water-energy-food socio-technical systems in Africa.
                    3. Contribute in system mapping and transformative change methodologies for sustainable practices in the WEF Nexus.
                    4. Assist in stakeholder engagement, participating in meetings and workshops to help in collecting stakeholders’ knowledge and in the development of appropriate WEF strategies.
                    5. Assist in the development of innovation frameworks, such as living labs to connect stakeholders around a common strategy and action plan.
                    6. Support the implementation of community mapping and documentation.
                    7. Support the development of targeted policy briefs and recommendations, and organizing materials for policy forums.
                    8. Help in preparing project reports, contributing to scientific publications.
                    1. 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 participatory mapping processes and tool
                    1. Good analytical and research skills
                    2. Relevant experience with stakeholder engagement in research and innovation processes
                    1. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing
                    2. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills
                    3. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adopt to a multicultural/multinational environment

                     

                    Preferred Qualifications

                    • Understanding of system dynamics modeling and transformative change methodologies
                    • Understanding of Nature Based Solutions
                    • Experience in the African context
                    • Experience in one or more dimensions of the WEF Nexus

                     

                    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 Fabio Maria Montagnino (f.montagnino@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: Fabio Maria Montagnino

                    Reference number: STeDI_RA_24_05



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                      Project Officer (ref. no. CYI_PO_24_03)

                      Closing Date: 31/03/2024 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: 31/03/2024

                      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 (CyI) invites applications for a highly motivated and qualified professional to join the Institute as Project Officer. The selected candidate will be a member of the Research Support structure of the Institute, providing services to the CyI management and the CyI researchers relevant to the participation in research and innovation funding programs, including proposal writing, grant administrative and financial management, and reporting.

                      The successful candidate will be integrated into the Research and Innovation Management Support Office of the Institute (RIMS Office). RIMS is the Institute’s central structure providing CyI researchers with research management and administration pre-award (at the proposal preparation phase) and post-award (at the grant negotiation and management phase) support. The RIMS Office liaises and acts as the CyI contact point with Funders and other national and international authorities, promotes cross-centre collaboration and leads institutional bids for funding and selected resulting contracts. Finally, RIMS develops and maintains the CyI policies and tools needed to ensure efficient and uniformity in research management and administration activities throughout the CyI and is responsible for reviewing the compliance of all prospective research grants and collaboration agreements with CyI policies and regulations.

                      The selected candidate will mainly contribute to project management and administration activities of the projects they will be assigned to, while part of their time will be dedicated to cross-centre and broader Institute requirements.

                      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. Identifying and promoting funding opportunities
                      2. Providing assistance and advice to researchers concerning the development and writing of research and innovation proposals funding programs
                      3. Executing project management, coordination and administration activities including financial reporting, deliverables, communication with funding organisations
                      4. Ensuring compliance of proposals and grants with CyI and Funders’ policies and rules
                      1. Participating in cross-Centre and other CyI activities related to research and innovation programs

                      Required Qualifications

                      1. Bachelor’s degree in business administration or in a Natural Sciences or in an Engineering field or in Life Sciences
                      2. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office IT
                      3. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing
                      4. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills
                      5. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adopt to a multicultural/multinational environment

                       

                      Preferred Qualifications

                      • Master’s degree in business administration or in a Natural Sciences or in an Engineering field or in Life Sciences
                      • Previous experience of writing and/or supporting researchers in writing research proposals
                      • Experience in managing EU-funded research projects
                      • Previous experience in a research/academic institution
                      • Excellent knowledge of the Greek language, both verbal and writing
                      • Experience in presenting to medium and large audiences.

                       

                      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 Michael Papadopoulos (m.papadopoulos@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: Michael Papadopoulos

                      Reference number: CYI_PO_24_03



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                        Associate Research Scientist in High Performance Computing, High Performance Data Analytics or Large-Scale Machine Learning (ref. no. CaSToRC_ARS_24_05)

                        Closing Date: 01/05/2024 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: 01/05/2024

                        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 highly qualified and motivated individual to join the Institute as an Associate Research Scientist, and pursue Research & Development (R&D) in the areas of High-Performance Computing (HPC), High-Performance Data Analytics (HPDA) or large-scale Machine Learning (ML). The successful candidate will join both the research and engineering teams of the EuroCC2 project, and will be leading support projects with industry/academia/public sector, to support the EuroHPC National Competence Center (NCC) of Cyprus.

                         

                        About the EuroCC2 project

                        EuroCC2 is a pan-European project, involving over 30 countries, with the main objective of advancing the competencies of European communities in High-Performance Computing and High-Performance Data Analytics. The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC) of the Cyprus Institute is the National Competence Centre for HPC, and as part of EuroCC2, aims to promote advanced technologies in Cyprus, with a focus on HPC, HPDA, machine learning, artificial intelligence and computational modeling/simulation. The main aims for EuroCC2 in Cyprus include strengthening these technical competencies of the island, advancing competitiveness in research and innovation, improving the effectiveness of government services and promoting innovation by engaging with industry. Particular effort is placed on maximizing the socioeconomic impact of advanced technologies through increased collaboration with academia, industry, the public sector, and other national projects.

                         

                        Position Description

                        The EuroCC2 Associate Research Scientist will be working in Research and support projects that mostly involve HPC, HPDA and large-scale Machine Learning. The main goal of these projects will be to enable academic, public and private organizations in Cyprus to develop their HPC, HPDA, applied data science, and computational modelling skills and to benefit from the growing potential of these technologies. The selected candidate will be working closely with CyI Faculty, Research staff, the Engineering team, as well as with external organizations towards achieving this goal. This position offers a unique opportunity for exciting R&D using state-of-the-art HPC, “Big Data”, and Data Science (DS)/ML methods, and for interacting with both researchers and users of these technologies. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to actively pursue funding opportunities, contribute in proposal preparation and be involved in scientific publications.

                        The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of 21 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to 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. Participation and leading collaborative projects with academia/industry/public sector.
                        2. Consultation services for industry/public sector.
                        3. Collection and statistical analysis of data from various application domains.
                        4. Close collaboration with cross-functional teams, such as researchers, product managers, backend engineers, data scientists.
                        1. Research and Development of novel methods in any of the following: HPC, HPDA, large-scale ML, data-driven computational science and technology, big data analytics, data management systems.
                        2. Contribution to project reports and deliverables.
                        1. Involvement in training and user-support events.
                        2. Contribute to scientific publications.
                        3. Presentations in scientific conferences and participation in outreach events.
                        4. Contribution to proposal writing.

                         

                        Required Qualifications

                        1. PhD in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Data Science or any other relevant field.
                        1. Previous experience in at least one of the following areas: HPC, HPDA, large-scale ML, applied data science, computational science and technology, big data analytics, data management systems.
                        2. At least three publications in leading journals and/or conferences in that research area(s).
                        3. Strong programming skills and experience with data analysis and/or machine learning frameworks such as R or PyTorch.
                        1. Experience with processing large and noisy datasets.
                        2. At least 3-years of relevant experience after PhD.
                        3. Ability to present technical concepts to non-technical users.
                        4. Excellent knowledge of the English language, both verbal and writing.
                        5. Demonstrated development ability, outstanding organizational, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
                        6. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adopt to a multicultural/multinational environment.

                         

                        Preferred Qualifications

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

                        Application

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

                        Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. 

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

                         

                        Contact person: Constantine Dovrolis

                        Reference number: CaSToRC_ARS_24_05



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                          Post-doctoral Fellow in High Performance Computing, High Performance Data Analytics or Large-Scale Machine Learning (ref. no. CaSToRC_PDF_24_04)

                          Closing Date: 28/03/2024 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: 28/03/2024

                          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 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 Fellow, and pursue Research & Development (R&D) in the areas of High-Performance Computing (HPC), High-Performance Data Analytics (HPDA) or large-scale Machine Learning (ML). The successful candidate will join both the research and engineering teams of the EuroCC2 project, to support the EuroHPC National Competence Center (NCC) of Cyprus.

                           

                          About the EuroCC2 project

                          EuroCC2 is a pan-European project, involving over 30 countries, with the main objective of advancing the competencies of European communities in High-Performance Computing and High-Performance Data Analytics. The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC) of the Cyprus Institute is the National Competence Centre for HPC, and as part of EuroCC2, aims to promote advanced technologies in Cyprus, with a focus on HPC, HPDA, machine learning, artificial intelligence and computational modeling/simulation. The main aims for EuroCC2 in Cyprus include strengthening these technical competencies of the island, advancing competitiveness in research and innovation, improving the effectiveness of government services and promoting innovation by engaging with industry. Particular effort is placed on maximizing the socioeconomic impact of advanced technologies through increased collaboration with academia, industry, the public sector, and other national projects.

                          Position Description

                          The EuroCC2 Post-doctoral Fellow will be working in Research and support projects that mostly involve HPC, HPDA and large-scale Machine Learning. The main goal of these projects will be to enable academic, public and private organizations in Cyprus to develop their HPC, HPDA, applied data science, and computational modelling skills and to benefit from the growing potential of these technologies. The selected candidate will be working closely with CyI Faculty, Research staff, the Engineering team, as well as with external organizations towards achieving this goal. This position offers a unique opportunity for exciting R&D using state-of-the-art HPC, applied data science methods, big data analytics and data management systems and for interacting with both researchers and users of these