Research Assistant in Department of Physics

Nicosia, Cyprus
14 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Title: Research Assistant
No. of Position(s): One (1)
Category: One year contract which may be renewed
Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia

The Department of Physics announces 1 part-time Research Assistant position. The successful candidate will participate in the research activities of the lattice QCD group, funded by the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation, to perform large-scale non-perturbative numerical simulations of QCD


  • BSc or MSc in physics or related field
  • Experience with software development
  • Knowledge of C/C++ or Fortran
  • Research experience and demonstrable ability to quickly collect and analyse information
  • Excellent knowledge of English (written/verbal)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team


  • Experience with parallel programming (e.g. OpenMP, MPI, CUDA)
  • Experience with HPC environment
  • Knowledge of Quantum Field Theory
  • Experience with data analysis (e.g. using Python, R, Julia)


The position is on a contract basis of one year (part time) which may be renewed based on the availability of funds. The monthly gross salary for the part-time work (70 hours/month) is €870.32 from which amount employee contributions will be deducted to the various governmental funds. The position does not include a 13th salary bonus.

Interested candidates should submit the following items, in PDF format, via e-mail to Dr.

Kyriakos Hadjiyiannakou ( by the 31st of August, 2021:'

  • Cover letter that specifies employment availability
  • A detailed curriculum vitae in English (contact address and telephone number should be included)
  • The names and contact details of at least two academic referees from whom references may be requested

For more details and other information, interested individuals may contact Dr. Kyriakos Hadjiyiannakou (

At least the best three candidates that satisfy the required qualifications, will be interviewed by a 3-member Committee

Candidates shall be informed of the result of their application by the relevant entity.

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