Senior Scientist / Department Head

Updated: 6 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 Dec 2021


(Ref. code: 261121)

We are looking for an inspirational Senior Scientist/Department Head to lead the Department of Cardiovascular Genetics and the Laboratory of Forensic Genetics.

The Cardiovascular Genetics Department (CGVFG) is involved in studies aimed towards the understanding of the role of genetics, epigenetics and other factors that affect the expression of genes in the development of cardiovascular conditions in Cyprus.

The Laboratory of Forensic Genetics (LabFoG) of the CING uses state of the art DNA‐based typing methodologies to study evidence from civil, criminal, mass disaster and missing persons investigations.


The suitable candidate will head, manage and develop the department to ensure it achieves the highest possible standards of excellence in all its activities. Moreover, he/she will exercise leadership, demonstrate vision and empower others in order to deliver the agreed strategy of the Institute. The above position is combined with a faculty position at the appropriate rank commensurate with experience and track record at the post-graduate School of the Institute.

He/she will be accountable to the Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director and will be a member of the Institute’s Scientific Council.

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