Lecturer or assistant professor at the Department of French and European Studies job with the UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS


The University of Cyprus was founded in 1989 and admitted its first students in 1992. In a short time, the University of Cyprus obtained international distinctions. Today it is ranked 108e young university (under 50) and among the 401-500 best universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education Rankings.

These notable distinctions, obtained in the highly competitive field of research, are the result of a commitment and dedication to continuous development and research excellence, the promotion and strengthening of which is a key strategic objective of the University of Cyprus. In addition, the University continually expands and develops its undergraduate and graduate study programs.

To best serve its research and teaching objectives, the University recruits high-level academic staff who can make a significant contribution to the development of internationally competitive research projects and to the design and implementation of new programs.


The University of Cyprus is inviting applications for one (1) academic post at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the Department of French and European Studies, in the field of “Translation Studies”.

Excellent knowledge of French and Greek as well as the ability to teach in English are essential. Knowledge of German and / or another European language would be an added advantage.

For all academic degrees, a doctorate from an accredited university is required.

The minimum requirements for each academic rank are available at www.ucy.ac.cy/acad.staff.procedures and include: previous academic experience, outstanding research achievements and notable scientific contributions, experience in developing and teaching high quality undergraduate and graduate programs.

Applicants do not need to be citizens of the Republic of Cyprus.

In accordance with applicable legislation, the annual gross salary (including the 13e salary) for a full-time job is:

Assistant professor (scale Α13-Α14) 58,428.91 € to 78,798.61 €
Speaker (Scale Α12-Α13) 44,410.28 € -72,265.43 €

Employees’ contributions to the various State funds will be deducted from the above amounts.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application electronically by uploading the following documents to Greek and French or English in PDF format on the following link: https://applications.ucy.ac.cy/recruitment

  1. Cover letter
  2. Complete Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copy of identity document / passport
  4. Copies of diplomas
  5. Review of previous research and a brief description of future research projects (up to 3 pages)
  6. List of publications
  7. Representative publications (up to 3 publications which must be submitted in separate files). For the teaching grade, the submission of representative publications is optional.
  8. The names and email addresses of three academic referees, who, upon submission of the application, will be automatically notified to provide letters of recommendation (in English), up to seven days after the application deadline.

The above documents (1-7) should be uploaded as separate PDF documents.

The deadline for submitting applications is thursday 10e from March 2022.

The selected candidate will have to submit copies of diplomas certified by the Ministry of Education (if the diplomas were obtained in Cypriot universities) or by the issuing authority (if the diplomas were obtained in foreign universities).

Applications, supporting documents and letters of recommendation submitted in response to previous vacancy notices will not be considered and will have to be resubmitted.

Applications not providing all the required documents specified in the online application form via the link above will not be considered.

Applicants should ensure that their application has been successfully submitted. Upon submission, the candidate will receive an automated confirmation email.

For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department (tel .: 00357 22 894146 or by email: [email protected]) or the Department of French and European Studies (+357 22 894389).

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