UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Professor or Associate Professor in General Surgery 

Location
Nicosia (CY)
Posted
10 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

University of Cyprus.  Excelling with the excellent. 

The University of Cyprus was officially founded in 1989 and started operating in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, in 1992. Within a short time, the University of Cyprus managed to achieve international recognition through an impressive course of development. Today, it is ranked 55th young university (under 50 years) and #351-400 worldwide by the Times New Higher Education Rankings.  

These great distinctions are the result of our dedication to excellence and continuous development. The University of Cyprus managed to stand out and receive awards for the new paths it has opened up in particularly demanding and dynamic contexts of research.  

The University of Cyprus becomes better every year; therefore it wishes to attract the best academic staff.  

To this end, the University constantly develops its programs of study and recruits high-caliber faculty who will contribute significantly to the design of new curricula, both at undergraduate and graduate level. One of the strategic aims of the University of Cyprus is the further promotion and development of research, in which new academic staff are expected to play an essential role. 

Announcement of academic position: 
 
The University of Cyprus invites applications for the following academic position at the MEDICAL SCHOOL.  
 
One (1) position at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor in the field of: General Surgery 

Qualifications 

The minimum qualifications required for each academic rank can be found at: 
http://www.ucy.ac.cy/hr/el/recruitmentsupportoffcacadresearch/20-gr-articles/recruitment-supportoffc-acad-research/55 guidesproceduresacadmpersn 
 
Further requirements for appointment depend on academic rank and include: prior academic experience, research record and scientific contributions, experience in teaching and in the development of high quality undergraduate and graduate curricula. 

The official languages of the University of Cyprus are Greek and Turkish.

For the above position, good knowledge of both Greek and English is required.  

Holding the citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus is not a requirement. 

Remuneration
 
The annual gross salary (including the 13th salary), according to current legislation, is: 

Professor   (Scale Α15-Α16)   €70,106.27 - €91,128.05

Associate Professor (Scale Α14-Α15)   €61,830.60 - €84,295.77 

Beyond the annual gross salary, all appointees in clinical subjects will receive additional remuneration, amounting to 20% of the regular salary for the rank of Lecturer, 30% for the rank of Assistant Professor, 50% for the rank of Associate Professor, and 80% for the rank of Professor, as compensation for the clinical care they provide to patients in public hospitals, on the basis of the provisions of the special agreement between the Ministry of Health and the University of Cyprus.  According to the agreement, medical academics are bound by the same provisions as the rest of public hospitals’ medical staff with respect to practicing medicine outside the public hospitals and /or for personal financial gain.