Special Scientist, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nicosia, Cyprus
16 May 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term

FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy ( at the University of Cyprus announces one (1) vacancy for a full or part- time Special Scientist position to work on research projects at FOSS in the field of BIPV for nearly zero energy buildings integration.

Application Code: FOSS2019SS-06


First Degree (with at least a 2.1 class or equivalent) in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering High academic performance and interest in research are considered important qualifications.


The successful candidate is expected to conduct research under research projects of the PV Technology. The successful candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Conducting research in BIPV technology in Nearly-Zero-Energy-Buildings (NZEBs)
  • Conducting research in BIPV solutions on glazing applications to design new facade systems
  • Performance evaluation of the BIPV solutions installation in facades
  • Support in research project management.


The monthly employment cost for full time employment (140 hrs/month) is in the range of €1200-€2800

(€8,57/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 (1) year with the possibility of renewal based on successful progress. 13th salary is not provided.

Ideally, the position should be combined with an application for a PhD at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus and the research work that will be carried out will be the subject of the doctoral thesis.

Interested candidates should submit the following:

  1. letter of interest for the position
  2. full cv
  3. copies of degrees and transcripts
  4. name and contact details of two referees for recommendation letters.

by email to the following addresses: and by Friday, 14 June 2019. The application must include the application code FOSS2019SS-06.

For more information please contact: Dr. George E. Georghiou (Tel: +357-22892272, email: