Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Economics

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


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.


Amongst others, the main responsibilities will be:

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


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: by 4/9/2020. For more information you can contact Dr. Andreas Tryphonides (by phone: (00357)22893690 or email: