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[ecrea] Tenure position in Journalism and Mass Media at the University of Cyprus
Thu Aug 04 12:51:29 GMT 2016
The University of Cyprus (Department of Social and Political Sciences)
invites applications for one (1) tenured appointment at the rank of
Professor or Associate Professor
in the field of «Journalism And Mass Media»
For all academic ranks, an earned Doctorate from a recognized University
Requirements for appointment depend on academic rank and include: prior
academic experience, research record and scientific contributions,
involvement in teaching and in the development of high quality
undergraduate and graduate curricula. The minimum requirements for each
academic rank can be found at the webpage:
The official languages of the University are Greek and Turkish. For
the above positions knowledge of Greek is necessary.
Citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus is not a requirement.
In case the selected candidate does not have sufficient knowledge of
the Greek language, it is the selected candidate΄s and the Department΄s
responsibility to ensure that the selected academic acquires sufficient
knowledge of the Greek language within 3 years of appointment. Each
Department sets its own criteria for the required level of adequacy of
knowledge of the Greek language.
The annual gross salary (including the 13th salary), according to the
current legislation, is:
Associate Professor (Scale A14-A15)
€61.830,60 - €84.295,77
Professor (Scale A15 A16)
€70.106,27 - €91.128,05
Salary scale classification of academic personnel appointed at the ranks
of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor.
Regarding the above position announcements, and
in conformity with “The Non-Granting of Increases and Indexation
Allowances to the Salaries Received by Officials and Employees and to
the Pensions Received by Pensioners of the Government Service and the
Wider Public Sector (Amendment) Law 2014” (N. 73(Ι)/2014), entered into
force on 20/06/2014, the University of Cyprus is obliged to classify
newly-appointed academic personnel on the basis of the provisions of
Article 4Α(1), as follows:
“An appointee who is not employed in the Government Service or in the
wider public sector at the date this Law enters into force, and who is
appointed to a position of First Appointment and Promotion with the same
title and the same salary conditions as that of an employee of the
government service or the wider public sector, as appropriate, whose
salary, pursuant to the provisions of this Law, remains lower than the
initial grade of the salary scale or the fixed salary of his/her
appointment or promotion position, shall receive, for the duration of
the term of validity of this Law, this lower salary. It is understood
On the basis of the above, a candidate applying for an academic
position, who is not employed in the government service or in the wider
public sector and is elected/appointed to a position at the rank of
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, shall receive,
according to Law N. 73(Ι)/2014, Article 4Α(1), the lowest salary
received by existing academic personnel who have recently been promoted
to the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.
Applications must be submitted by Monday, 17th of October 2016. The
application dossiers must include two (2) sets of the following
documents in printed and electronic form (i.e., two (2) hardcopies and
two (2) CDs with the documents in PDF (Portable Document Format) or Word
1. Cover letter stating the Department, the field of study, the academic
rank(s) for which the candidate applies, and the date on which the
candidate could assume duties if selected.
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Brief summary of previous research work and a statement of plans for
future research (up to 1500 words).
4. List of publications.
5. Copies of the three most representative publications.
6. Copies of Degree certificates should be scanned and included in the CDs.
Applicants must ask three academic referees to send recommendation
letters in PDF form, directly from their e-mail account to the
University, at (references /at/ ucy.ac.cy) Τhe names and contact details of
these referees must be indicated in the application, because additional
confidential information may be requested.
The Curriculum Vitae and the statements of previous work and future
research plans should be written in Greek or in Turkish, and in one
international language, preferably English.
Selected candidates will be required to submit copies of degree
certificates officially certified by the Ministry of Education (for
certificates received from Universities in Cyprus) or from the Issuing
Authority (for foreign Universities).
Applications, supporting documents and reference letters submitted in
response to previous calls in the past will not be considered and must
Applications not conforming to the specifications of the call, will
not be considered.
All application material must be delivered by hand to:
Human Resources Service
University of Cyprus
Council/Senate Anastasios G Leventis Building
P.O. Box 20537
1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
By Monday, 17th of October 2016, 2:00 p.m.. Alternatively, applications
can be sent by post; they will be accepted as valid as long as the
sealed envelopes are post-marked up to the deadline of October 17, 2016,
and they reach the Human Resources Service by October 24, 2016, on the
sole responsibility of the applicant.
It is noted that for the period 15/08/2016 to 19/08/2016 the
Administration Services of the University of Cyprus will be closed for
the summer vacations. Consequently, the Human Resources Service will
not be able to receive applications during the above mentioned period.
For more information, candidates may contact the Human Resources
Service (tel.: 00357 22 89 4158/4155) or the Department of Social and
Political Sciences (00357 22 89 4561/60).
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