UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Special Scientist, FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy

Location
Nicosia, Cyprus
Posted
06 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Aug 2022
Ref
FOSS2022SS-04
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS
FOSS RESEARCH CENTRE FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERIN
SPECIAL SCIENTIST

Title: Special Scientist
No. of Positions: One (1)
Category: One (1) year with possibility of extension
Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia

Application Code: FOSS2022SS-06

The PV Technology Laboratory of FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy of the University of Cyprus, announces one (1) vacancy for a full-time or part-time Special Scientist position to work on research programmes of the lab.

It is noted that one (1) month of full-time employment at the University of Cyprus corresponds to 140 working hours.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor and/or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering with a grade of at least a 2.1 class or equivalent.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working experience in programs funded by the EU.
  • Experience in any of the following research fields:
    • Power Systems.
    • Smart Grids.
    • Artificial Neural Networks, expert systems and applications to the field of energy.
    • ICT applications in the field of energy.
  • Programming in Python especially for energy related applications.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Special Scientist will be conducting research according to the needs of the research projects of the Photovoltaic Technology Laboratory in the field of Solar Energy and specifically, Photovoltaic Technology, Smart Grids and Grid Integration. Additional duties include:

  • Drafting reports and research publications.
  • Writing Research Proposals
  • Support in writing Research Proposals.
  • Supervision of research projects conducted by bachelor (final year students).
  • Support in research project management.
  • Contribution to the dissemination of results and in educational activities.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS:

The initial contract, which is on an hourly basis, is for 12 months, with the possibility of renewal upon successful progress. The maximum monthly gross salary for full time employment (i.e. 140 hours per month) is in the range of €1,044.39 to €2,436.90 (i.e. from €7.46 per hour to €17.41 per hour), depending on the candidate’s experience, qualifications, and specific duties. Contributions to the various Government Funds will be deducted from the aforementioned amounts. 13th salary is not provided.

APPLICATIONS:

Interested candidate should submit the following:

  1. Letter of interest for the specific position.
  2. Full CV including description of previous experience, as well as reference to the grades of degrees and school certificate (apolyterion).
  3. Copies of degrees and transcripts of Bachelor and/or Master’s degree(s).
  4. Name and contact details of two referees for recommendation letters.

Please send your application by Friday, 5 th of August 2022, via email to foss.vacancies@gmail.com and nicolaou.anastasia@ucy.ac.cy with subject title: FOSS2022SS-06 Application.

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.

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