UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Lecturer or Assistant Professor in French/Francophone Literature

Location
Nicosia, Cyprus
Salary
€44,410.28 - €78,798.61
Posted
26 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR AN ACADEMIC POSITION

The University of Cyprus was founded in 1989 and admitted its first students in 1992. Within a short time, the University of Cyprus achieved international distinctions. Today, it is ranked as the 108 th young university (under 50 years) and #501-600 worldwide by the Times Higher Education Rankings.

These notable distinctions are the result of dedication to continuous development. The pursuit of research excellence constitutes a key strategic objective of the University of Cyprus. Moreover, the University continually extends and upgrades its programs of undergraduate and graduate studies.

To best serve its research and educational objectives, the University recruits high-caliber academic staff who can make significant contributions to the development of internationally competitive research projects and to the design and delivery of new curricula.

DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH AND EUROPEAN STUDIES

The University of Cyprus accepts applications for one (1) academic position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the following field: “French/Francophone Literature & European Literatures & Literary Theory (Modern and Contemporary)”.

Excellent knowledge of French and fluency in English are required. Knowledge of German or another European language will be considered an additional qualification.

For all academic ranks, a PhD degree from a recognized University is required.

The minimum requirements for each academic rank can be found at the following link: www.ucy.ac.cy/acad.staff.procedures.

The conditions for appointment depend on the academic rank and include: previous academic experience, research record showing the scientific contributions of the candidate in his/her field, previous experience in developing high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programs of study.

Citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus is not a requirement.

The selected candidate shall participate in all academic, administrative and cultural activities of the Department and the University.

Excellent knowledge of French and fluency in English are required. Knowledge of German or another European language will be considered an additional qualification.

In the event that the selected candidate does not have a sufficient knowledge of Greek, the candidate as well as the Department in which he/she is recruited will bear the responsibility to make sure he/she will learn the language within three years. The official languages of Instruction of the University of Cyprus are Greek and Turkish. It should be noted that each Department will establish its own criteria regarding the required level of language proficiency.

According to the current legislation, the annual gross salary (including the 13th salary) for a full-time employment is calculated as follow:

Assistant Professor (Scale Α13-Α14)    €58,428.91-€78,798.61
Lecturer (Scale Α12-Α13)    €44,410.28-€72,265.43\

Employee contributions to the various governmental funds will be deducted from the above amounts.

Candidates are invited to submit their application and upload the required documents in PDF format in French and/or in English by Friday 22nd of October 2021, via the following link: https://applications.ucy.ac.cy/recruitmentEmployee contributions to the various governmental funds will be deducted from the above amounts.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copy of ID/Passport
  4. Copies of Degree certificates
  5. Summary of previous research and a statement of plans for future research (up to 3 pages)
  6. List of publications
  7. Representative publications (up to 3 publications which should be individually uploaded). The submission of representative publications is non-mandatory for the rank of Lecturer.
  8. The names and e-mails of three academic referees, who, upon submission of the application, will be automatically notified to provide recommendation letters (in English) up to seven days past the deadline for the applications submission.

Documents 1-7 must be individually uploaded as separate PDF documents.

Selected candidates will be required to submit certified copies of their degrees issued by the Ministry of Education (for the degrees received from Universities in Cyprus) or by any relevant issuing authority (for the Universities abroad).

Applications and/or required documents and/or reference letters submitted in the past in response to previous calls will not be considered valid and must be resubmitted.

Incomplete applications, i.e., not conforming to the specifications of the call or not including all the required items or documents via the electronic submission system, will not be considered.

The applicant bears the responsibility to ensure that his/her application is complete and has successfully been submitted. Upon submission, the candidate will receive an automated confirmation e-mail.

For more information, please contact the Human Resources Service (tel.: +357 22 89 4146/4155 or via email: applications@ucy.ac.cy) or the Department of French and European Studies (+357 22 89 43 89) or via email georgia@ucy.ac.cy