Special Scientist, Department of Biological Sciences
The Department of Biological Sciences of the University of Cyprus (www.ucy.ac.cy) invites applications for one (1) Researcher (Special Scientist) position, to work in the Laboratory of Tumor Virology in order to pursue a Doctorate degree.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The researcher will be working on the RPF-funded project "Uncovering the reciprocal interactions of viruses and stem cells". He/She will investigate the interaction between oncogenic viruses and cellular plasticity using cutting edge in vitro and in vivo approaches. The project provides opportunity for training and research in an exciting area of virology. The researcher will simultaneously be enrolled in the PhD program me for Biomedical Sciences at UCY (separate application required).
The successful applicant should have an Undergraduate and/or Masters Degree in cell and molecular biology or related areas.He/She should have an outstanding academic record and be a highly motivated individual with interest in a long-term career in research. Previous laboratory experience and knowledge of basic molecular and cellular biology techniques is also required.
The position will be initiated on a year-long contract, renewable annually based on performance, for up to a period of 4 years. The monthly salary is set between €1500-€1800 depending on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Employee and employer contributions will be deducted from the above amount. 13th Salary bonus or medical insurance coverage are not provided.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:
Τhe candidates must submit the following in English:
- A cover letter stating the applicant ́s interest in graduate studies and the field of research
- Curriculum Vitae including description of past research experience
- Copy of degree and academic records
- The names and contact details of at least 2 referees
All application material must be emailed to email@example.com by 30th June 2018
For further information please contact the coordinator of the project Dr. Katerina Strati tel.: +357-22892 884 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.