Assistant Researcher, Research Associate, Research Fellow

Employer
University of Cyprus
Location
Cyprus
Posted
August 25 2017
Discipline
Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus announces 15 research positions, for full time or part time employment, funded by the European Union under multiple projects including the flagship KIOS CoE Teaming project, the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant «Fault-Adaptive Monitoring and Control of Complex Distributed Dynamical Systems» and the recently selected H2020 project “FLEXITRANSTORE: An integrated platform for increased flexibility in smart transmission grids with storage entities and large penetration of renewable energy sources”.


 


The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence is the largest research center at the University of Cyprus, and has recently been upgraded to a European Research 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 70 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 2022.


 


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: Power and energy systems, telecommunication networks, intelligent transportation systems, smart water networks, control systems, computational intelligence and machine learning, optimization and networks, embedded systems and Internet of Things, fault diagnosis, cyber-security, reliability, resiliency and fault tolerance. Candidates with strong background in electric power systems, smart grids and renewables or telecommunication systems/networks or systems and control are especially sought. Motivated candidates with strong mathematical and/or algorithm and software development backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The announced research positions can be combined with the enrolment in the PhD programme.



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