UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Assistant Researcher/Research Associate/Fellow, Power System Modelling Laboratory

Expiring today

Location
Nicosia, Cyprus
Posted
02 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING – Power

System Modelling Laboratory

The Power Systems Modelling (PSM) Laboratory of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (www.psm.ucy.ac.cy) at the University of Cyprus announces three vacancies for full or part- time positions to work on externally funded Research projects at the PSM Laboratory.

Application Code: PSM2018RA-01:03

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidates are expected to conduct research under research projects of the PSM Laboratory in the field of DC interference and Corrosion Control Associated with Power System Operation (emphasis on Photovoltaic Systems).

Depending on their qualifications, the successful candidates will have the following indicative duties and responsibilities:

  • Simulations using analytical, numerical techniques to assess the impact of DC on metallic infrastructures.
  • Field and Laboratory Experiments to assess the impact of DC on metallic infrastructures.
  • Writing of Technical Reports and Research Papers
  • Support in research project management and effective collaboration with industrial partners
  • Contribution to the dissemination of results and in educational/outreach activities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR VACANCY_1 (Assistant Researcher) First Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Material Sciences or Corrosion Science.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR VACANCY_2 (Research Associate) First Degree and M.SC Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Material Science, Corrosion Science or any other related science

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR VACANCY_3 (Research Fellow) First Degree and PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Material Science, Corrosion Science or any ot her related science

For all vacancies, high academic performance and interest in research are considered important advantages.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS FOR VACANCIES 1 & 2

The monthly employment cost for full time employment (140 hrs/month) is in the range of €1200-2800 (€8,57/hr - €20/hr). From this amount employer and employee contributions to the various Government Funds as well as any income tax will be deducted. The salary can vary depending on experience, qualifications, and specific duties in research projects involved. The initial contract, which is on an hourly basis, is for one year with the possibility of renewal based on successful progress. 13th salary and medical coverage are not provided.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS FOR VACANCY 3

The monthly gross salary for full time employment (140 hrs/month) is in the range of €2000-4200 (€14,28/hr - €30,00/hr). From this amount employer and employee contributions to the various Government Funds will be deducted. The salary can vary depending on experience, qualifications, and specific duties in research projects involved. The initial contract, which is on an hourly basis, is for one (1) year with the possibility of renewal based on successful progress. 13th salary and medical coverage are not provided.

Interested candidates should submit the following:

  1. Letter of interest for the position
  2. Short CV
  3. Copies of degrees
  4. Name and contact details of two referees for recommendation letters.

All information should be sent by email to the following address: cchara@ucy.ac.cy by Monday, 22nd of October 2018. The application must include the application code PSM2018RA-01:03. For more information please contact: Dr. C. A. Charalambous (Tel: +357-22892285, email: cchara@ucy.ac.cy

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