22/02/2021
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

10 PhD Student Scholarships

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Cyprus
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
    EngineeringComputer engineering
    EngineeringElectrical engineering
    EngineeringMechanical engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    12/03/2021 17:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Cyprus › Nicosia
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (KIOS CoE) announces 10 full-time PhD Student Scholarships. The KIOS CoE operates within the University of Cyprus, in collaboration with Imperial College London.

The selected students will be enrolled in either the Electrical Engineering or the Computer Engineering PhD program of the University of Cyprus and they will conduct their research at the facilities of the KIOS Center of Excellence in one or more of the following thematic areas: Control systems, computational intelligence and machine learning, autonomous systems, optimization and networks, embedded and real-time systems hardware and software, fault diagnosis, cyber- security, reliability, resiliency and fault tolerance, cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things, dependable integrated systems, intelligent transportation systems, water networks, power and energy systems, telecommunication networks and edge computing. Motivated candidates with strong mathematical and/or algorithm development backgrounds are especially sought.

Job Details Short Description/Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to conduct fundamental or applied research in the areas of Information and Communication Technologies with emphasis on the Monitoring, Control and Security of Critical Infrastructure Systems. They will be encouraged to produce, submit and publish research results in international conferences and journals, with a view to acquire the PhD degree. They will also be expected to assist and contribute to various projects of KIOS CoE in order to accomplish its strategic objectives.

Profile of the ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate must possess excellent knowledge of the English Language, have strong self-management and organizational skills. The ideal candidate must possess technical and analytical skills and the knowledge needed to perform specific mechanical, information technology, mathematical or scientific tasks. He/ She must have the ability of critical thinking, where he/she should be able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to specific problems. The ability to prioritize tasks and manage effectively his/ her own time is essential.

More Information

Benefits

Scholarship Terms:

The scholarship will be for one year and may be renewed annually, based on performance, for 3- 5 years. It includes the University tuition fees and a gross monthly salary starting at €1250. The 13th salary bonus is incorporated in the monthly salary. Maternity leave will be granted based on Social Insurance Laws from 1980 until 2012.

Selection process

Interested candidates should submit the following items online through the link:

https://applications.ucy.ac.cy/recruitment

i. Cover letter that specifies their employment availability date as well as the research area that they apply to (a candidate may apply to more than one area)

ii. Short description of their academic and research experiences (can be combined with the cover letter) (1 page maximum)

iii. A detailed curriculum vitae in English or in Greek

iv. Copies of transcripts of BSc/MSc degree(s)

v. At least two reference letters from University Professors, uploaded directly from the referees

The applications should be submitted as soon as possible, but not later than Friday, 12 March 2021 at 5 pm. The evaluation of the applications will begin immediately. For more information please contact the KIOS Center of Excellence, by phone at +357 22893460 or via e-mail at kioshiring@ucy.ac.cy.

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Qualifications:

" Bachelor`s or Master’s in Engineering (Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical Engineering) or Computer Science or Mathematics or a related field from an accredited institution. " Previous research experience will be considered an advantage.

Scholarship Terms:

The scholarship will be for one year and may be renewed annually, based on performance, for 3- 5 years. It includes the University tuition fees and a gross monthly salary starting at €1250. The 13th salary bonus is incorporated in the monthly salary. Maternity leave will be granted based on Social Insurance Laws from 1980 until 2012.

Work location(s)
10 position(s) available at
University of Cyprus
Cyprus
Nicosia
2109
1 Panepistimiou Avenue

EURAXESS offer ID: 607935

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