Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance

Nicosia, Cyprus
07 Mar 2022
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


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 108th young university (under 50 years) and #401-500 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 aims, 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.


The University of Cyprus invites applications for one (1) academic position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the fields of “Accounting” or “Finance”.

For all academic ranks, a Doctoral degree from an accredited University is required.

The minimum requirements for appointment to each academic rank are available at and include: previous academic experience, outstanding research achievements and notable scientific contributions, experience in developing and teaching of high quality undergraduate and graduate curricula.

Candidates need not be citizens of the Republic of Cyprus.

The languages of Instruction are Greek, Turkish and English.

In case the selected candidate does not have sufficient knowledge of the Greek language, it is the candidate΄s and the Department΄s responsibility to ensure that the candidate acquires sufficient knowledge of the Greek language within 3 years from appointment. Each Department sets its own criteria for the required level of fluency in the Greek language.

The annual gross salary (including the 13th salary) for full time employment, according to the current legislation, is:

Assistant Professor (Scale Α13-Α14) €59.173,18- €79.802,36

Lecturer (Scale Α12-Α13) €44.975,98- €73.185,96

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

Candidates are invited to submit their applications electronically by uploading the following documents in English and in PDF format at the following link:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of ID/Passport
  • Copies of degree certificates

Review of previous research work and a brief description of future research plans (up to 3 pages)

List of publications

Representative publications (up to 3 publications which should be submitted separately). For the rank of Lecturer, the submission of representative publications is optional.

The names and email addresses of three academic referees, who, upon submission of the application, will be automatically notified to provide recommendation letters (in English), up to seven days following the deadline for submission of applications.

The above documents (1-7) must be uploaded as separate PDF documents.

No change can be possible upon submission of your application.

The deadline for applications is on Monday 06th of June 2022.

The selected applicants will be required to submit copies of degree certificates certified by the Ministry of Education (if the degrees were obtained from universities in Cyprus) or from the Issuing Authority (if the degrees were obtained from foreign universities).

Applications, supporting documents and recommendation letters submitted in response to previous vacancy announcements will not be considered and must be resubmitted.

Applications not providing all the required documents specified in the online application form at the above link will not be considered.

The applicant shall ensure that their application has been successfully submitted. Upon submission, the candidate will receive an automated confirmation email.

For more information, candidates may contact the Human Resources Service (tel.: 00357 22 89 4146) or the Department of Accounting and Finance (+357 22893605 or 22893641).