Special Scientist, Software Developer

Nicosia, Cyprus
18 May 2022
End of advertisement period
30 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time



Title: Special Scientist (Software Developer)
No. of Position(s): 2
Category: 1 Year Contract (subject to renewal)
Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia

The research laboratory of Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) of the Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, announces two full time positions:

  • Special Scientist (Software Developer): 140 hours/month

The selected candidates will work as Software Developers/Software Engineers on EU funded projects that the SEIT lab participates/coordinates: Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships, Erasmus+ Alliances, AAL and Horizon Europe projects. The position also requires from the candidates to be able to travel for meetings (in accordance with the current COVID19 pandemic restrictions). In addition, the candidates are expected to take an active role in the preparation of proposals for further funding, as well as participate in the authoring of related publications.

SEIT focuses its research activities on two important areas of Information Technology, namely Software Engineering and Internet Technologies. More information can be found in the SEIT Lab website:


The candidates are expected to be highly-motivated individuals with proven capability to work in a demanding, multi-disciplinary research environment and eager to be actively engaged in the demanding activities of European projects, and collaborating efficiently with the SEIT research team. Minimum requirements include:

  1. Degree in Computer Science.
  2. Expertise and experience in any of the following: Web development, IoT development, Mobile development, Cloud technologies and infrastructures, AI and Machine Learning technologies.
  3. Knowledge and experience on any of the following regarding EU funded projects: accomplish technical ICT tasks, team collaboration.
  4. Very good knowledge of the English language.
  5. MSc and/or PhD in computing will be considered as a plus.


The successful candidates will work on software development/engineering related tasks for the projects that the SEIT Lab is involved. Moderate Travelling is needed. Furthermore, the successful candidates will be strongly encouraged to pursue PhD studies (in case they do not possess the relevant degree) or post-doctoral ones (in case they are a PhD holder).


The position is on a contract basis of one year, subject to renewal (based on performance and availability of funding). The monthly gross salary is equal to €1550 – 2000 depending on qualifications. Employee contributions will be deducted from the above amount. The position does not include a 13th Salary bonus.

Interested candidates should submit by the 30th of May 2022 the following items, in PDF format, via e-mail to: Prof.

George A. Papadopoulos, email:, CC:

Cover letter that specifies their employment availability date. A detailed curriculum vitae in Greek or in English. Copies of transcripts of BSc/MSc/PhD degree(s).

The names and contact details of at least two University professors from whom references may be requested.

For more information, interested individuals may contact: Christos Mettouris (, Tel.: +357 22892684) or Alexandros Yeratziotis (

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.

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).