Department of Social and Political Sciences, in collaboration with the KIOS Research and Innovation

University of Cyprus

The Department of Social and Political Sciences, in collaboration with the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence ( ) at the University of Cyprus, announced one (1) research position, for full-time employment. The successful candidates will conduct research under projects funded by the European Union, as well as national or industry-funded projects.

The required skills and expertise for the announced positions include one or more of the following areas:

  • Creation and Piloting of qualitative and quantitative research instruments in Social Sciences (e.g. Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Education);
  • Data collection, cleaning and analysis;
  • Drafting research proposals.

The following will be considered a strong advantage:

  • Experience with planning and conducting laboratory experiments (e.g. human response to strong stimuli, inducing emotions);
  • Experience with data analysis using the R platform.

Job details:

Profile of the ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate must be able to work independently and/or in a team in fundamental and/or applied research, typically in the context of research and/or innovation projects.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Social Sciences (e.g. Political Science, Sociology or Psychology, Education) from an accredited institution

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Benefits

Employment Terms: The position is on a contract basis. Initially, a six-month contract will be offered but this is renewable based on performance and on the changing needs of the project. The gross monthly salary depends on the candidate’s qualifications and expertise and will be between €1600 – €2500. From the gross earnings, the University of Cyprus will deduct the relevant sum which corresponds to the contributions of the employee to the various Governmental Funds and possibly income tax. The 13th salary bonus is incorporated in the monthly salary. Maternity leave will be granted based on Social Insurance Laws from 1980 until 2012.

Selection process

Interested candidates should submit the following items online through the link: .

  • Cover letter that specifies their employment availability date as well as the research area that they apply to (a candidate may apply in more than one area)
  • Short description of their academic and research experiences (can be combined with the cover letter) (1-page maximum)
  • A detailed curriculum vitae in English or in Greek
  • Copies of transcripts of BSc/MSc/PhD degree(s)
  • At least two reference letters, uploaded directly from the referees

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

The required skills and expertise for the announced positions include one or more of the following areas:

  • Creation and Piloting of qualitative and quantitative research instruments in Social Sciences (e.g. Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Education);
  • Data collection, cleaning and analysis;
  • Drafting research proposals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Social Sciences (e.g. Political Science, Sociology or Psychology, Education) from an accredited institution

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