UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Economics

Location
Nicosia, Cyprus
Posted
07 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
04 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

VACANCY FOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Title: Postdoctoral Researcher (Ph.D)
Number of Positions: One (1)
Category: Contract up to twelve (12) months
Workplace: University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus.

The Department of Economics of the University of Cyprus is accepting applications for filling a vacancy for a postdoctoral researcher with part time employment (70 hours per month).

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Candidates should hold a Ph.D in Data Science/Econometrics or Statistics or Mathematics or Computer Science or a related subject with experience in applied research.
  • • Excellent knowledge of Econometric/Statistical Methods.
  • Very good knowledge of scientific programming, especially in econometrics/statistics using e.g. Julia, Python, C++, Matlab, R.
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL/API will be considered as additional skill.
  • Knowledge of Economic Theory will be considered as additional skill.
  • Very good knowledge of English (written and oral).
  • Solid character, trustworthy, high level of responsibility, with organizational skills.

Responsibilities:

Amongst others, the main responsibilities will be:

  • Data Analysis using statistical/econometric techniques.
  • Developing complex code.
  • Dealing with Big Data using programming.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This will be a part time employment contract (70 hours per month), which can last up to 12 months. The gross salary equals to €16,35 per hour, from which amount employee contributions to the various governmental funds will be deducted. There is no provision for 13th salary.

Interested Candidates should apply with the following material:

  • Letter of Intent for this position.
  • Curriculum Vitae in Greek or English, including address and phone number.)
  • Copy of University Degrees and Transcripts.
  • At least one confidential reference letter from an Academic.

Candidates should send the relevant material to the following email address: tryfonidis.antreas@ucy.ac.cy by 4/9/2020. For more information you can contact Dr. Andreas Tryphonides (by phone: (00357)22893690 or email: tryfonidis.antreas@ucy.ac.cy)).