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Type: Contract


Title : Special Scientist
No. of Positions : One (1)
Category : Up to six (6) months contract (subject to renewal)
Location : Department of Accounting and Finance,
University of Cyprus, Nicosia

The Department of Accounting and Finance of the University of Cyprus invites applications for one (1) full time Special Scientist position, for the needs of the Internal Research Program in the field of International Capital Markets Research (co-ordinator Professor Irene Karamanou).

The employment will be for a period of up to July 31st, 2023, with the possibility of renewal, based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding resources. The monthly gross salary will be up to €1,333, depending on qualifications and type of employment (part time or full time). Additional funding for attending international conferences can be provided. From this amount employee contributions to the various governmental funds shall be deducted. There is no provision for 13th salary.

• At least an MSc degree in Finance or Accounting or Economics or Mathematics/Statistics or ComputerScience or Engineering or in any related field (or to obtain the MSc degree before the deadline of this application).
• Excellent command of the English language
• Very good knowledge and use of statistical or econometric methods and programming (e.g. SAS, SPSS,STATA, EViews, R, Matlab, Python, C++) and related software.

Under the supervision of Prof. Irene Karamanou and Andreas Charitou, the selected candidate is expected to have the following duties and responsibilities:
• Promoting the actions required by the program.
• Preparing the required program-related reports.
• Any other relevant work that the Program Coordinator will assign to the Special

Scientist Interested parties are requested to submit:
I. full curriculum vitae (in English)
II. copies of degrees and analytical grades report
III. names of two people (at least one academic) from whom recommendations may be requested.

Interested candidates should submit the required items electronically (, Mrs. Evgenia Tsinti, tel. 22893605) to the Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Cyprus, PO Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, by December 23rd, 2022. We strongly urge candidates to submit application the earliest, but no later than the aforesaid date.
For more information, please contact Prof. Irene Karamanou (email:, Prof. Andreas Charitou (email:, or the Administrator of the Department, Mrs Evgenia Tsinti (email:, tel. 22893605).
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).
The University of Cyprus (UCY) is committed to promoting inclusivity, diversity, and equality, as well as the elimination of all forms of discrimination in order to provide a fair, safe, and pleasant environment for the entire university community, where students and staff members will feel supported both in their professional and personal development, within and beyond their multiple identities. To this end, UCY seeks to create the necessary conditions that will encourage and respect diversity, and ensure dignity both in the workplace and society at large. Moreover, UCY has adopted specific policies to promote equal opportunities, as well as respect and understanding of diversity, while it is committed to promoting and maintaining a working, teaching, and learning environment, free from any form of discrimination, whether direct or indirect.

The filling of the position is subject to the availability of funding. 

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