Research Associate, Post-Doctoral Researcher for Ukrainian citizens (# of pos: 2)

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Jun 2022

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence ( ) at the University of Cyprus announces two (2) Research positions, directed towards Ukrainian researchers, for full-time employment. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to conduct research under multiple KIOS CoE projects funded by the European Union, including the flagship KIOS CoE Teaming project, the ERC Synergy Grant entitled Water-Futures ( , as well as national or industry-funded projects.

Who we are:

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence is the largest research center at the University of Cyprus and in 2017 was upgraded to a European Research Center of Excellence through the KIOS CoE Teaming project. Currently, the Center employs more than 170 people who are supported by externally funded research and innovation projects. The KIOS CoE operates in a diverse environment as an equal opportunities’ employer.

What we do:

KIOS provides an inspiring environment for carrying out top level research and innovation in the area of Information and Communication Technologies, with emphasis on the Monitoring, Control and Security of Critical Infrastructures including power and energy systems, water networks, transportation networks, telecommunication networks and emergency management and response. The Center instigates interdisciplinary interaction and promotes collaboration between industry, academia, and research organizations in high-tech areas of global importance.

Why work at KIOS:

You will have the opportunity to work on various high-profile projects with great impact on the community end the environment, not only in a local but also in a global scale.

In KIOS we strive to create a multicultural, diverse and inclusive workplace and we strongly support the continuous personnel evolvement and development, both personally and professionally, to fulfill your long-term goals. We offer internal and external professional training, covering both technical and soft skills, to suit yours and the Center’s needs.

Job Details

Short description – Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible to conduct fundamental and/or applied research in the area of Information and Communication Technologies with emphasis on the Monitoring, Control, Security and

Management of Critical Infrastructure Systems in order to produce knowledge and simultaneously promote KIOS CoE. Depending on their qualifications and expertise, the successful candidate may be responsible to prepare reports and project deliverables, contribute to the preparation of research proposals, and assist in the supervision of graduate and/or undergraduate students. Furthermore, the successful candidate is expected to publish their research results in top international conferences and journals.

Profile of the ideal candidate:

  • Creative thinker
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solver
  • Team-player
  • Be reliable and trustworthy
  • Be flexible and eager to learn
  • Be able to adapt in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Have good communication, organizational and self-management skills
  • Very good knowledge of the English language

The required skills and expertise for the sought-out researchers include one or more of the following areas:

  • Cyber security and cyber-physical security
  • Intelligent control
  • Fault-diagnosis
  • Optimization
  • Machine Learning
  • Autonomous multi-agent systems
  • Semantics and Ontologies
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Technology
  • Security of Industrial Control Systems
  • Intelligent Dependable and Secure Embedded and Real-Time Systems
  • Edge Computing
  • Monitoring and control of smart water networks or power and energy systems or intelligent transportation systems or telecommunication networks or smart buildings

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