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Position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Lecturer - Faculty of Geotechnical Sciences and Environmental Management

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Type: Full time

Applications are invited from candidates who possess the necessary qualifications in order to fill the following academic position at the Cyprus University of Technology:


Faculty of Geotechnical Sciences and Environmental Management

  • One(1) position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Lecturer in the specialization:

“Design and Optimization of Industrial Chemical Engineering Processes”

It is noted that the elected candidate will be situated in Limassol and/or Paphos and/or any other district in the Republic of Cyprus.

Applicants for all academic positions should have a doctorate degree from a recognized University. The university reserves the right to request recognition of the doctorate degree from the Cyprus Council for the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications (K.Y.S.A.T.S). The minimum qualifications that are required for each academic position, including publications and academic experience, are detailed on the University’s webpage:

The candidates will be assessed only for the rank or the ranks for which they have applied.

Citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus is not required.

It is noted that, according to the Cyprus University of Technology Budget Law 2023 (article 18), academic or other teaching staff are obliged to have a permanent stay in the Republic of Cyprus for the duration of their employment at the Cyprus University of Technology and the University will proceed to payment of their remuneration provided that the above obligation is fulfilled.

According to the Cyprus University of Technology Law, the language of instruction at the University is either Greek or Turkish. For the current position, good knowledge of the Greek language is required; evidence is provided in the relevant circular by the Public Service Commission, or B2 Level according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

In case an elected candidate does not have a good knowledge of Greek language based on the criteria set above, it is his/her obligation upon his/her election to achieve it within three years time, with the commitment of the relevant Academic Department.

The annual gross salary for each position (including the 13th salary) is:



Salary EUR

Assistant Professor

(Scale Α13 – Α14)

€62.612 - €84.440


(Scale Α12 – Α13)

€47.588 - €77.439

From this amount, employee contributions to Government Funds as well as Income Tax will be deducted, according to the legislation into effect.

It is expected that the successful candidate will be available for the Spring Semester 2025 which begins on January 2025 (commencement of employment between November 2024 and January 2025), unless otherwise agreed.

The applicants must upload the following documents (as separate PDF Files) in English, no later than Thursday, 29 February 2024 (at 23:59), at the following link :

  1. A letter in which candidates should state the Department, the rank, the specialization in which they are interested in, as well as the date on which they can undertake responsibilities in case they are elected
  2. Curriculum vitae which will include list of publications where applicable. The CV must also include detailed information in regard to previous employment such as: Position, organization/university, exact dates of employment, whether it is full-time or part-time (hours per week or per month must be specified) employment.
  3. A short review of their research interests as well as a brief description of their future research plans - up to 500 words
  4. Three (3) representative scientific publications of their work. This is not obligatory for candidates who apply for the position of Lecturer
  5. Copies of the candidate’s degree certificates
  6. Contact Details
  7. Names and email addresses of at least three academics (women and/or men) who, upon submission of the application, will be automatically notified to submit confidential reference letters in English, within seven (7) days from the deadline of the submission of applications.

The University may also request reference letters from independent referees (men and women) of the choice of members of the Special Committee, if considered necessary.

Applications, documents as well as reference letters that were submitted for previous position advertisements will not be taken into consideration.

Please note that it is the applicants’ responsibility to ensure that their application has been successfully uploaded and submitted with all the required documents. Upon successful submission of the application, the applicant will receive an automated confirmation by email.

For further information you may contact the HR Department by e-mail at or at 357 25002406.

It is noted that:

  • The University adopts an equal opportunity policy at recruitment and the subsequent career stages and encourages all genders to submit an application for all levels of Academic and Administrative Staff.
  • The University does not discriminate in any way on the basis of gender, religion or belief, ethnic, national or social origin, age, physical ability, marital status and sexual orientation.
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