Special Scientist (Research), The research laboratory of Software Engineering and Internet...

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Apr 2022

The research laboratory of Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) (https://www.cs.ucy.ac.cy/seit/ ) of the Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, announces 1 (one) full-time Special Scientist (Research) position in Web Engineering for the SocioCast project of the Cooperation Programme Interreg V-A Greece-Cyprus 2014-2020, co- funded by the European Union (ERDF) and national funds of Greece and Cyprus under the grant agreement No 5050709.

SEIT focuses its research activities on Software Engineering and Internet Technologies.


The candidates are expected to be highly-motivated individuals with proven capability to work in a demanding multi-disciplinary research environment and eager to be actively engaged in the demanding activities of European projects, collaborating efficiently with the SEIT team: 1. Candidates should be graduates in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or relevant scientific field. 2. Knowledge of Software Engineering processes (Agile development, Git). 3. Strong programming skills for building Web applications (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP) and database management (SQL); knowledge of web frameworks/libraries (React JS, NodeJS) is desirable. 4. Master degree and/or PhD will be considered an advantage. 5. Work Experience on software engineering. 6. Existing experience in project management will be considered an advantage.


The successful candidate will work on the SocioCoast project. SocioCoast aims to enhance the experience of the visitors to beaches in Cyprus and Greece. It will offer a number of tools for the provision of additional information to the visitors, managing environmental data, while utilising open data and data coming from the visitors. In the framework of the project, the candidates will undertake the following tasks among other activities (the official language of the project is the Greek language): " Implementation of a knowledge platform containing data on the status of beaches and the coastline. " Evaluation of the platform with end users. " Project management activities and reporting. " Communication and dissemination activities.

Moderate travelling is needed (depending also on travel restrictions).

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