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Research Positions

Deadline: Closed Positions

The KIOS Research Center of Intelligent Systems and Networks of the University of Cyprus announces three part-time Special Scientist positions in the project titled “3D-Mgrid: Design, development and demonstration of a future-proof active smart micro-grid system” which is funded by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation and the European Union, as well as in other research work funded through other sources.

The KIOS Research Center aims at contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the areas of computational intelligence and system design, and applies these methodologies in the monitoring, control and management of large-scale complex systems. The ultimate goal of the KIOS Research Center is to develop advanced engineering tools for the management of critical infrastructures and resources in systems such as electric power systems and distribution networks, telecommunication networks, water distribution networks and transportation networks. Furthermore, the KIOS Research Center aims to instigate interdisciplinary interaction and promote collaboration between industry, academia and research organizations in high tech areas.


  • The selected Special Scientist(s) will have the opportunity to conduct research in electric power systems, in the scientific area of the 3D-Mgrid project as well as in other research work as needed.


  • Postgraduate degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Excellent knowledge of electric power systems
  • Previous experience will be considered an advantage.


This position is on a part-time contract basis for six months, which may be renewed. The monthly salary depends on the candidate’s qualifications and starts from €1500 (employer’s cost). Employee and Employer contributions will be deducted from the above amount. The position does not include a 13th Salary bonus or medical insurance coverage.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae via e-mail to the KIOS Research at [email protected], by Monday, 29th of August 2016.

For more information please contact Dr. Elias Kyriakides by phone at +357 22893457 or via e-mail at [email protected]