Research Associate (Full-Time or Part-Time)

Updated: 5 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 22 Aug 2022

Frederick University, announces one full time or part-time position:

● Researcher: 150 hours/month – full-time (preferred) or part-time

The selected candidate will mainly work as a Researcher on EU and National funded projects that the MDL coordinates. Besides research activities, the selected candidate will be required to support the management of these projects. The candidate should be able to contribute in the proposal writing of projects and deliverables. In addition, the position requires the candidate to be able to travel for meetings. Mobile Devices Laboratory conducts research in the domains of: Mobile Computing, Smart Systems, Web and Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Objective Optimization. More information can be found at the MDL website: https://mdl.frederick.ac.cy/Home QUALIFICATIONS The candidate is expected to be a highly-motivated individual with proven capability to work in a demanding, multi-disciplinary research environment and eager to be actively engaged in the management and other demanding activities of research projects, while collaborating efficiently with the members of the MDL research team. Qualification requirements include:

  • Deg MSc and/or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Related Fields.
  • Knowledge and experience on the following activities relevant to National & EU funded projects: project management, team coordination/collaboration and research.
  • Very good knowledge of the English language.
  • Previous experience in proposal writing can be considered as a plus..
  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The successful candidate will need to work on research and development as well as management on related tasks for the projects that the MDL is involved in. Moderate Travelling is required. Also, the successful candidate will be strongly encouraged to pursue PhD studies (in case s/he does not possess the relevant degree).

    EMPLOYMENT TERMS

    The position is on a contract basis of 12 months – 150 hours/month – full-time (preferred) or part-time, subject to renewal for another 12 months (based on performance and availability of funding).

    The monthly gross salary cost is equal to €1800 – 2300 depending on qualifications and work status (full-time or part-time). The position does not include a 13 th Salary bonus and does not include additional medical insurance coverage, other than the GHS obligatory coverage. Interested candidates should submit by the 31 st of July 2022 the following items, in PDF format, via e-mail to: Dr. Achilleas Achilleos, com.aa@frederick.ac.cy , CC: Dr. Andreas Constantinides, com.ca@frederick.ac.cy , with subject: Application for the Research Associate Position at the MDL. i. Cover letter in which they express interest in the position with a brief review of their related work and clearly indicate the date on which they are available to assume their responsibilities. ii. A detailed curriculum vitae in Greek and/or in English. iii. Proof of their qualifications – including BSc/MSc/PhD degree(s) and detailed scores. iv. The names and contact details of at least two persons (non-relatives) from whom references may be requested. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a face-to-face or online interview. It is noted that: 1. The Frederick University implements a policy of equal opportunities in recruitment and subsequent career stages and encourages people of both genders to apply for research and management positions at all levels. 2. The Frederick University does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, nationality, age, physical ability, marital status and sexual orientation. For more information, interested applicants may contact: Dr. Achilleas Achilleos (com.aa@frederick.ac.cy ) or Dr. Andreas Constantinides (com.ca@frederick.ac.cy ).


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