Special Scientist, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Nicosia, Cyprus
Friday, 16 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Title: Special Scientist
No. of Position(s): 1
Category: Nine months contract (September 2021– May 2022) with a possible extension of another 3 months.
Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics announces (1) part-time (75 hours/month) Special Scientist position for the research programme related to the start-up funding of the Lecturer Andreas Anastasiou.


  • Research work under the guidance of Dr Anastasiou.
  • To participate in frequent meetings with Dr Anastasiou, in order to discuss results and get assigned new tasks.
  • Develop code in R and write down the results using the document preparation system LaTeX.


  • Degree of Mathematics and/or Statistics.
  • Very good knowledge of Mathematics and of Statistical Theory.
  • Very good Knowledge of the statistical software R.
  • Knowledge of the document preparation system LaTeX.
  • Capability of understanding research articles and willingness to pursue independent research work.


The position is on a contract basis of nine months. The monthly gross salary is equal to €739.77. From the monthly 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, if applicable, income tax. The position does not include a 13th Salary bonus.

Interested candidates should submit the following items, in PDF or Word format, via e-mail to Dr Andreas Anastasiou, email by the 20th of July, 2021:

  • Cover letter that specifies their employment availability date
  • A detailed curriculum vitae in Greek or in English (contact address and telephone number should be included
  • Copies of transcripts of BSc/MSc/PhD degree(s)
  • The names and contact details of at least two University professors from whom references may be requested

For more details and other information, interested individuals may contact Dr Andreas Anastasiou

by email: or telephone: +357 22892634

At least the best three candidates that satisfy the required qualifications, will be interviewed by a 3-member Committee.

Candidates shall be informed of the result of their application by the relevant entity.

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