The University of Cyprus, invites Postdoctoral Researchers to express their interest for fifty (50) full-time Postdoctoral Research positions under the research programme titled “ONISILOS - Co-funding International, Interdisciplinary and Intersectoral research excellence at the University of Cyprus”. The programme is co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme 2014-2020 and more specifically under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (Grant Agreement No 10103440) and the University of Cyprus.
ONISILOS is a 60-month fellowship programme with a duration from 01/01/22-31/12/26. ONISILOS will fund fifty (50) 24-month fellowships for Experienced Researchers (ERs). Two rounds of calls for proposals will be announced according to the table below.
Calls Expression of Interest deadline
Starting dates of the fellowships
Number of fellowships:
Fellows will be selected following an open, transparent, merit-based, impartial and equitable selection procedure, based on international peer review. The selection committee will bring together diverse expertise, have an adequate gender balance and include members from other countries with relevant experience to assess the candidates and evaluate the content of the research proposals.
Fellows will be recruited under an employment contract of two (2) years. Employer and employee contributions will be deducted from the amounts below, which do not include a 13th salary bonus. The monthly salary includes the following allowances " €3.540 Living allowance per month " €300 Mobility allowance per month " €200 Family allowance per month (if applicable) Fellows, during the application phase, will have the opportunity to request an extra budget for research purposes like conference participation, seminar registrations, consumables etc.
Employment conditions will be aligned with the “Charter & Code for Researchers” regulations.
Following their appointment at the University of Cyprus, fellows must be based in Cyprus and situated physically at the University of Cyprus buildings in order to participate in the academic life of UCY and to organise academic activities such as workshops, public talks and other activities that will contribute to the intellectual life of the university.
Expression of interest process
Candidates should submit their Expression of Interest via the ONISILOS portal following the steps below.
As soon as the expression of interest is submitted correctly, candidates will receive an automatically generated email receipt that the expression of interest was submitted. The receipt may end up in the Junk Folder of the applicants’ email inbox, so please it needs to be ensured that the confirmation email after submission has been received.
The candidates will be informed of the pre-selection results no more than three weeks after the expression of interest deadline.
After the expression of interest an application phase will be announced.
For more details and other information, interested individuals may contact the Research and Innovation Support Service by email: email@example.com or telephone: +357 22 894323.