The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus announces 20 research positions, for full time or part time employment, funded by the European Union under multiple projects including the flagship KIOS CoE Teaming project and the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant «Fault-Adaptive Monitoring and Control of Complex Distributed Dynamical Systems».
The KIOS Research Center is a Research Unit of the University of Cyprus, which will be upgraded to a European Research and Innovation Center of Excellence through the KIOS CoE Teaming project, with significant funding in excess of 40 million euros over the next 15 years. Currently, the Center employs about 50 researchers, who are supported by externally funded research projects while the vision of the KIOS Center of Excellence is that it will grow to 150- 200 researchers by 2023.
KIOS provides an inspiring environment for carrying out top level research in the area of Information and Communication Technologies with emphasis on the Monitoring, Control and Security of Critical Infrastructures including power and energy systems, water networks, transportation networks, telecommunication networks and emergency management and response. The Center instigates interdisciplinary interaction and promotes collaboration between industry, academia and research organizations in high-tech areas of global importance.
The required skills and expertise for the announced positions include one or more of the following areas: Control systems, computational intelligence and machine learning, autonomous systems, optimization and networks, embedded systems, fault diagnosis, cyber-security, reliability, resiliency and fault tolerance, transportation networks, water networks, power and energy systems and telecommunication networks. Motivated candidates with strong mathematical and/or algorithm and software development backgrounds are especially sought. The announced research positions can be combined with the enrolment in the PhD programme.