Lecturer in Linguistics

Nicosia, Cyprus
18 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department of English Studies at the University of Cyprus invites applications for one (1) Visiting Academic position at the rank of Lecturer in Linguistics for the Spring Semester 2021–2022 pending final approval and funding by the University authorities.


The successful candidate will be required to teach the following courses:

Spring Semester 2021-2022:

ENG 161: Language and Mind (2 groups)
ENG 341: Psycholinguistics

Teaching duties begin on 17 January 2022, ending on 15 April 2022.The successful candidate will be required to teach and guide students, to administer and mark the final exam for the courses s/he will teach.

The monthly gross salary for the position of Visiting Lecturer is approximately €2.723,17.


The above amount can be subject to changes imposed by the Government.




Applicants need not be citizens of the Republic of Cyprus. Applicants should however ensure, before applying, that in case they are selected they will be residing in Cyprus on a full-time basis during the employment period; submission of application implies acceptance of this condition. Acceptance of this term must be also explicitly stated in the letter of application.




Applicants should hold a PhD on a relevant subject.


Applicants should submit the following:


  1. Letter of application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copies of degrees and transcripts (The successful candidate(s) will be asked to submit certified copies from the Ministry of Education of Cyprus (if degrees were acquired in Cyprus) or from the respective institution abroad.)
  4. Two representative publications

If applying for the first time to the Department, applicants must also arrange for two academic referees to send letters of recommendation directly to it (see below). The names and addresses of these referees must be submitted with the application.

In case an applicant is employed in the public or wider public sector of the Republic of Cyprus, she/he must obtain permission to work at the University from the appropriate Department/Ministry, or wider public sector authority.

The applicant who will be selected will work entirely at the University of Cyprus. If the applicant works anywhere else, an unpaid leave or a Sabbatical leave should be ensured.

Applications and references should be sent by email to Dr. Sviatlana Karpava:

The deadline for receiving applications is 1st of November 2021, at 12 pm noon.

For more details and other information, interested individuals may contact Dr. Karpava at the above email address.

At least the best three candidates that satisfy the required qualifications will be interviewed.

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

The University of Cyprus shall collect and process your personal data according to the provisions of the General Regulation on Personal Data 2016/679 (EU).