You are here

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (ref. no. CARE-C_PDF_20_03)

Reference Number
Job Description

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a non-profit research and educational institution with a strong scientific and technological orientation, emphasizing international collaborations and cross-disciplinary research and post graduate education. CyI, through its established research centers, addresses challenging issues that are important at both the regional and international levels. Many of its research activities are being carried out in partnership with leading institutions in the respective thematic areas.

Within this context, CyI in cooperation with Advanced Partners Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, University of Helsinki and Commission for Atomic Energy, is establishing the “Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (CARE-C)” under Horizon 2020 – EMME-CARE TEAMING Grant no. 856612.

CARE-C invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to carry out research as a member of the Innovation Department. The role of the Post-Doctoral Fellow will be to conduct research in the field of nanoparticle/nanomaterial synthesis and characterization, and contribute in securing competitive funding related to the activities of the Innovation Department.

The position will be on a full-time basis for a fixed term of one year, renewable depending on performance and availability of funds. The successful candidate will be under the supervision of the Head of the Innovation Department of CARE-C.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Contribute in the development of innovative systems for nanoparticle synthesis and characterization 
  2. Contribute in the writing up of scientific publications
  3. Contribute in the writing up of research proposals
  4. Co-supervise research projects/students
Job Requirements


PhD in one of the following:

  1. Aerosol Physics (Experimental Physics)
  2. Nanosciences and Nanotechnology
  3. Electrical and/or Mechanical and/or Chemical and/or Civil and/or Aerospace Engineering 
  4. At least two journal publications
  5. At least two conference presentations
  6. Familiarity with aerosol particle instrumentation
  7. Familiarity with programming languages
  8. Excellent knowledge of English, both verbal and writing


Preferred/Disirable Qualifications and Experience

  1. Research experience in Aerosol Science and Technology

For full consideration, interested applicants should process their application at The Cyprus Institute JobBoard ( based on the instructions given. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including a letter of interest, and a list of 3 references (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact George Biskos, ( Please note that applications which do not follow the announcement’s guidelines will not be considered.

Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. 



Contact Person: George Biskos

References: 3

Reference Number:  CARE-C_PDF_20_03

Opening Date
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Closing Date
Thursday, December 31, 2020