Special Scientist Position in Linguistics

Nicosia, Cyprus
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of English Studies at the University of Cyprus invites applications for up to three (3) Special Scientist positions in Linguistics for the Spring Semester 2018–19 pending final approval and funding by the University authorities.


The successful candidates will be required to teach:

ENG 241: Sociolinguistics, a second-year undergraduate course, compulsory for the Linguistics track of the BA in English Studies; and/or

ENG 25x: Topics in Semantics and Pragmatics, a second-year undergraduate course, compulsory for the Linguistics track of the BA in English Studies; and/or

ENG 341: Psycholinguistics, a third-year compulsory undergraduate course; and/or

Up to two elective courses within her/his specialization, which would be advanced seminars to third-and fourth-year undergraduate students for the Linguistics track.

The successful candidate will be required to teach and guide students. She or he will also administer and mark the final exam for the course she or he will teach.


Special Scientist remuneration is 60 euro per teaching hour and paid employment is for 14 weeks. Teaching duties begin on 14 January 2019, ending no later than 24 May 2019, depending on the final exam. Payment is made as follows: €60 per hour x teaching hours x 14 weeks for the Spring Semester 2018–19.


Applicants should hold a PhD on a relevant subject.


Applicants should submit the following:

  • Letter of application,
  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Copies of degrees and transcripts. The successful candidate(s) will be asked to submit certified copies from the Ministry of Education of Cyprus (if degrees were acquired in Cyprus) or from the respective institution abroad,

IV.    Two representative publications

If applying for the first time to the Department, applicants must also arrange for two academic referees to send letters of recommendation directly to it (see below). The names and addresses of these referees must be submitted with the application.

In case an applicant is employed in the public or wider public sector of the Republic of Cyprus, she/he must obtain permission to work at the University from the appropriate Department/Ministry, or wider public sector authority.

Applications and references should be sent by email to Prof. Kleanthes K. Grohmann, to the following address:

The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, 15 November 2018, at 2 pm.

For more details and other information, interested individuals may contact Prof. Kleanthes K. Grohmann at the above email address.