UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Assistant Researcher, Medical School

Location
Nicosia, Cyprus
Posted
21 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

University of Cyprus

Medical School

No. of Position(s): One (1)
Category: Part-time contract – Twelve (12) months (November 2019 until October 2020, 120 hours per month), with potential extension
Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia

The Medical School of the University of Cyprus invites applications for one (1) Postgraduate Assistant Researcher position for the research program “Precision/personalized medicine in the management of infections: Application in sepsis and nosocomial infections”

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Molecular analysis of biologic samples for the identification of strains as well as the determination of antimicrobial resistant determinants (using PCR, whole genome sequencing, etc).
  • Review (collection, analysis) of medical records and database management.
  • Participation in the writing of research proposals.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s (preferably) degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biology, Microbiology, or in another related filed.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Research work in molecular biology and/or microbiology. 
  • Research work at an academic institution.
  • Experience in bioinformatics analysis
  • Experience in using statistical packages and analytical skills. 
  • Very good knowledge of English (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work and collaborate with local and/or international research teams.

Applicants do not necessarily need to be citizens of the Republic of Cyprus.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS:

  • The position is available on a contract basis for twelve (12) months (November 2019- October 2020) with potential extension. The monthly cost of employment equals to  €1591. Employee and employer contributions will be deducted from this amount. The position does not include a 13th salary bonus or medical insurance coverage.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:

Interested candidates should submit the following items, in PDF or Word format, via e-mail (email: med@ucy.ac.cy) by the 31st of October and titled “Assistant Researcher Position for the Medical School”

  1. Cover letter of interest.
  2. A detailed curriculum vitae in English (with contact address and telephone number).
  3. Copies of BSc/MSc degree(s).
  4. Names and contact details of two persons from whom references may be requested.

For more details and clarifications, please contact Lecturer Eirini Christaki (email: christaki.eirini@ucy.ac.cy, or phone 22895225).