UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology

Location
Nicosia, Cyprus
Posted
24 May 2022
End of advertisement period
22 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

VACANCY 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 99th young university (under 50 years) and among the #401-500 best universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education Rankings.

These notable distinctions, achieved in the highly competitive field of research, are the result of commitment and dedication to continuous development and research excellence, the promotion and strengthening of which constitutes a key strategic objective of the University of Cyprus. Moreover, the University continually extends and develops its undergraduate and graduate programs of 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.

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

The University of Cyprus invites applications for one (1) tenure-track academic position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, in the field of “Social Psychology”.

For both positions, a PhD title in Psychology from a recognized University is required.

Research experience in the field of political psychology (e.g. minorities, intergroup relations/conflict, collective action, social inclusion/exclusion, extremism/polarisation) is considered desirable. Additionally, knowledge of innovative methods (e.g. participatory action research, mathematic modelling, multilevel social research analysis, social network analysis) is considered desirable

The minimum requirements for each academic rank are available at www.ucy.ac.cy/acad.staff.procedures 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 do not need to be citizens of the Republic of Cyprus.

The official languages of instruction are Greek and Turkish. For the above position, fluency in the English language is necessary.

In case the selected candidate is not proficient in the Greek language, the candidate and the Department shall ensure that the former acquires sufficient knowledge of the Greek language within 3 years from the date of appointment. Each Department sets its own criteria concerning the required level of fluency in the Greek language.

In accordance with the applicable legislation, the annual gross salary (including the 13th salary) for full-time employment 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: https://applications.ucy.ac.cy/recruitment

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copy of ID/Passport
  4. Copies of degree certificates
  5. Review of previous research work and a brief description of future research projects (up to 3 pages)
  6. List of publications
  7. Representative publications (up to 3 publications which should be submitted separately). For the rank of Lecturer, the submission of representative publications is optional.
  8. 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 22nd of August 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, please contact the Department of Psychology (+357 22 89 2070) or the Human Resources Services (tel.: 00357 22 89 4146).

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