Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Early Modern and Modern Greek History (1453-1909)

Nicosia (CY)
10 Aug 2017
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09 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 52nd 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. 
The University of Cyprus invites applications for one (1) tenure-track academic position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the field of Early Modern and Modern Greek History (1453-1909), with emphasis on the history of Hellenism under Ottoman Rule, the Greek War of Independence, and the period from the establishment of the modern Greek state to the Goudi coup» 
For all academic ranks, an earned Doctorate from a recognized University is required. 
Requirements for appointment depend on academic rank and include: prior academic experience, research record and scientific contributions, involvement in teaching and in the development of high quality undergraduate and graduate curricula. The minimum requirements for each academic rank can be found at the webpage: 
The official languages of the University are Greek and Turkish.  For the above positions knowledge of Greek is necessary. 
Citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus is not a requirement. 
In case the selected candidate does not have sufficient knowledge of the Greek language, it is the selected candidate΄s and the Department΄s responsibility to ensure that the selected academic acquires sufficient knowledge of the Greek language within 3 years of appointment. Each Department sets its own criteria for the required level of adequacy of knowledge of the Greek language. 
The annual gross salary (including the 13th salary), according to the current legislation, is: 
Lecturer    (Scale Α12-Α13)  €43,851.21- €71,358.82
Assistant Professor   (Scale A13-A14)  €57,694.26 - €77,811.11  
Salary scale classification of academic personnel appointed at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor.