30/11/2021

Postdoctoral researcher

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Cyprus
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    GeosciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/12/2021 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Cyprus › Nicosia
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/02/2022

OFFER DESCRIPTION

UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

VACANCY FOR A POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER POSITION

ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH UNIT

 

Position title: Postdoctoral researcher

No. of vacancies: One (1)

Category: Contract for 12 months (February 1st 2022 – January31st 2023) with the possibility of renewal up to a total of 18 months (31 July 2023)

Place of vacancy: Archaeological Research Unit, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Cyprus, Nicosia

 

The University of Cyprus invites applications for the vacancy of one (1) postdoctoral researcher position at the Archaeological Research Unit. The selected candidate will work for the operation of the Graduate Program of “Digital Humanities” of the University of Cyprus and the production of research work that will arise from it under the auspices of the Chair of Silvia Ioannou on Digital Humanities.

More Information

Benefits

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

The contract is for a period of 12 months (127.73 hours per month), with the possibility of renewal for 6 more months. The monthly salary is € 2,088.77 (gross earnings, before taxes). The employee contributions will be covered by this amount.

RIGHTS/OBLIGATIONS

Postdoctoral researchers have the following rights and obligations:

(a) They can use the equipment and the facilities of the University (according to the relevant Usage Rules).

(b) They have the right to work under safe and healthy conditions.

(c) They will work under the supervision of the head of the Silvia Ioannou Chair “Digital Humanities”, to whom they are accountable.

 

SUBMISSION OF NECESSARY DOCUMENTS

Candidates should submit the following documents:

(a) Cover letter (in Greek or English) explaining the suitability of the person for the postdoctoral position announced.

(b) Curriculum Vitae in Greek or English.

(c) Copies of University degrees (BA/BSc, MA/ΜSc and PhD).

(d) Names and contact details of two (2) referees (preferably academics).

The selected candidate will be asked to submit copies of his/her University degrees certified by the Ministry of Education (in cases of private and public Institutions in Cyprus) or from the Issuing Authority (in cases of Academic Institutions abroad).

Eligibility criteria

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates must have a PhD in one of the following or related fields: Landscape archaeology, geosciences (e.g. topography, geology, environment, etc.), natural sciences, computer sciences, Computer Informatics
  • The doctoral degree should come from a recognised higher education institution.
  • Candidates must possess excellent skills in their research field and in writing scientific papers and research proposals in the English language.

Selection process

SUBMISSION OF NECESSARY DOCUMENTS

Candidates should submit the following documents:

(a) Cover letter (in Greek or English) explaining the suitability of the person for the postdoctoral position announced.

(b) Curriculum Vitae in Greek or English.

(c) Copies of University degrees (BA/BSc, MA/ΜSc and PhD).

(d) Names and contact details of two (2) referees (preferably academics).

The selected candidate will be asked to submit copies of his/her University degrees certified by the Ministry of Education (in cases of private and public Institutions in Cyprus) or from the Issuing Authority (in cases of Academic Institutions abroad).

All the above should be sent via email to asarri01@ucy.ac.cy no later than Monday, December 20th at 23:59 Cyprus local time (GMT+2), with the indication (subject) «Silvia Ioannou Chair for Digital Humanities - Post-Doctoral Researcher».

For more information, potential candidates may contact Professor Apostolos Sarris, Silvia Ioannou Chair for Digital Humanities, at the email: asarri01@ucy.ac.cy

 

 

At least the best three candidates that satisfy the required qualifications, will be interviewed by a 3-member Committee.

 

Candidates shall be informed of the result of their application by the relevant entity.

 

The University of Cyprus shall collect and process your personal data according to the provisions of the General Regulation on Personal Data 2016/679 (EU).

 

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Geosciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Engagement in high-level research in two or more of the following research areas with emphasis in Archeology or/and Digital Humanities:
  • GeoInformatics (Geophysical Prospection, Satellite Remote Sensing, Geographical Information Systems (GIS)).
  • Photogrammetry, 3D representations and modelling, Virtual Reality

- Big Data, Crowdsourcing, Artificial Intelligence

- Computational methods, Statistical analysis, Network Analysis

  • Support in the teaching process of the Graduate program of Digital Humanities (laboratories, practical training, etc)
  • Writing of at least two article in peer-review scientific journals and publication of relevant results in collaboration with the head professor of the Chair of Silvia Ioannou on Digital Humanities and/or other related members of the research team
  • Writing of at least one (1) Research proposal in collaboration with the head professor of the Chair.

 

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates must have a PhD in one of the following or related fields: Landscape archaeology, geosciences (e.g. topography, geology, environment, etc.), natural sciences, computer sciences, Computer Informatics
  • The doctoral degree should come from a recognised higher education institution.
  • Candidates must possess excellent skills in their research field and in writing scientific papers and research proposals in the English language.

 

Specific Requirements

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven research experience (at least 3 years) in the above fields through their participation in European or international research programs.
  • Programming skills.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Cyprus
Cyprus
Nicosia
Nicosia
1095
Archaeological Research Unit

EURAXESS offer ID: 714008

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