Special Scientist in Linguistics

Nicosia, Cyprus
05 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The  Department  of  English  Studies  at  the  University  of  Cyprus  invites  applications  for one  (1)  Special  Scientist position in Linguistics for the Fall Semester 2018/19, pending final approval and funding by the University authorities. The position can potentially be renewed for one more semester.


The successful candidate will be required to:

  • teach one (1) tutorial lab in two (2) smaller-group sessions for the compulsory undergraduate course ENG 240 PEDAGOGICAL GRAMMAR (intended as grammar labs for syntax exercises) .
  • guide students.
  • administer and mark the final exam for the course she or he will teach.


Remuneration is 60 Euro per teaching hour for PhD holders and 40 Euro per teaching hour for MA holders. Teaching duties start September 3 and end December 14. The paid employment is for 15 weeks throughout the F all semester 2018/19. Payment is made as follows: €60 (or €40) per hour Χ teaching hours X 15 weeks for the Fall Semester.


Candidates must hold an MA or PhD in Linguistics with competence in the grammar of English and have excellent command  of English grammar . Applicants  do  not  necessarily  need  to  be  citizens  of  the  Republic  of  Cyprus. Experience in teaching grammar and/or syntax courses will be an asset.


Applicants must submit :

  • A letter of application, stating their interest in the position
  • Curriculum Vitae, with full contact details
  • Recent Evaluations, if available

The successful candidate will be asked to submit certified copies from the Ministry of Education of Cyprus (if degrees were acquired in Cyprus) or from the respective institution abroad.

In case an applicant is employed in the public or wider public sector of the Republic of Cyprus, she/he must obtain permission to work at the University from the appropriate Department/Ministry, or wider public sector authority. Applications must be sent electronically (as pdf attachments) to Professor Kleanthes K. Grohmann , Coordinator of the Linguistics Section, at the following email address:

The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, 15th June 2018. Incomplete applications or applications sent after the deadline will not be considered.

For  more  details  and  other  information,  interested  individuals  may  contact Prof.  Grohmann at  the above  email address.