Openings for Specialist Scientists

The University of Nicosia, the only academic institution in Cyprus offering undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate degrees in Oil & Gas Engineering welcomes applications for three (3) research positions in the area of hydrocarbons. Depending on their qualifications/interests applicants may choose from the following research topics:

  • The impact of offshore petroleum activities on marine life: ecological modelling and artificial intelligence;
  • Geological aspects of natural gas carbonate reservoirs;
  • The econometric dimension of fuel prices as an economic leverage;
  • Detection of hydrocarbons using low-frequency electromagnetic methods*;
  • Inverse electromagnetic scattering for determining the electrical conductivity of the subsoil in the quest of hydrocarbon reservoirs*.

Research projects will span thirty-six (36) months offering the opportunity to holders to earn a Ph.D. Incumbents may be fully funded at annual rate of 23,000 euros. Candidates must hold a Master’s degree from a recognized academic institution in one of the following fields: Geology, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Physics, Biology, Electrical Engineering or any other related subject.

*For Electrical Engineers or Physicists with Electromagnetism and Mathematics.

Applicants’ profile:

  • Undergraduate degree score of min. “very good,” second (upper) class, or GPA 3.33/4.0;
  • Good computer programming skills, e.g., Matlab, C++ or other

Applications must be accompanied by:

  • Full curriculum vitae, copies of degrees and grades;
  • Names of two (2) individuals who can provide letters of recommendation;
  • Proof of proficiency in the English language

The deadline for applying is August 25th Sept. 15th, 2018. For more info you may contact Dr. Constantinos Hadjistassou at +357 22 842522 (or at For more details please visit the Marine & Carbon Lab: Applications can be submitted electronically at and to

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