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Θέσεις εργασίας IRIDA Centre

Θέσεις εργασίας IRIDA Centre – Λευκωσία

UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS
IRIDA Research Centre for Communication Technologies
SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW POSITIONS

Title: Senior Research Fellow for the ERC CG APOLLO
No. of Position(s): Two (2)
Category: Long Term Contract, Short Term Visit
Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia

The IRIDA Research Centre for Communication Technologies invites applications for
Senior Research Fellows in the area of wireless communications. The IRIDA Research
Centre for Communication Technologies (http://iridacentre.ucy.ac.cy) is a recently
established research centre at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
of the University of Cyprus, conducting both basic and applied research in the broad
area of wireless communication theory and its applications.

The open positions concern the highly prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant APOLLO
(Advanced Signal Processing Technologies for Wireless Powered
Communications) with duration of 5 years. The selected candidates will investigate the
fundamental limits of wireless powered communications (WPC) and the integration of
WPC in future wireless communication systems. The position concerns fundamental
and blue-sky research on WPC and refers to candidates with expertise in signal
processing, communication theory, information theory, optimization or other relevant
field.

PROFILE – QUALIFICATIONS
The candidate should possess a PhD degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronics
Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or any other relevant field.
The ideal candidate should have at least two publications in prestigious scientific
journals (e.g. IEEE Transactions, IEEE JSAC).
Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required.

The position holder (depending on his/her qualifications) will be required to perform the
following tasks:
1. Shaping research directions and producing results in the area of WPC.
2. Coordinating research projects and delivering outputs
3. Disseminating results through high impact journals and conference publications
4. Providing guidance to PhD and MSc students

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
Long Term Contract: Initially a one or two year contract will be offered, but this may be
renewable based on performance for multiple years without any limitation.
Short Term Visit: Visits will be offered for a minimum of three months and a maximum
of six months.

The monthly gross salary will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and expertise
and will be between €3500-€4500. For long term contracts, the 13th salary bonus is
incorporated in the monthly salary. The position does not include medical insurance
coverage, however the University of Cyprus provides the opportunity, if the employee
desires so, to become a member at the Governmental Medical Plan (annual cost per
person €550) or join the Private Medical Scheme (cost of 5.5% of gross salary).
Maternity leave will be granted based on Maternity Protection Laws 1997 to 2011.

Interested candidates should submit the following by email to the IRIDA Research Centre for Communication Technologies at iridacentre@ucy.ac.cy by 5 August 2019.
1. Cover letter that specifies their employment availability date.
2. A detailed curriculum vitae in English or in Greek.
3. Copies of transcripts of BSc/MSc/PhD degree(s).
4. The names and contact details of at least two persons from whom references may
be requested.

Please note that the applications will be processed as they are received and so the
positions may be filled before the closing date.
For more information please contact the director of the IRIDA Centre, Associate
Professor Ioannis Krikidis at krikidis@ucy.ac.cy or by phone at +357 22 89 51 59.

 

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