The University of Cyprus was founded in 1989 and admitted its first students in 1992. Within a short time, the University of Cyprus achieved international distinctions. Today, it is ranked as the 99th young university (under 50 years) and among the #401-500 best universities worldwide by the Times Higher
Education Rankings.
These notable distinctions, achieved in the highly competitive field of research, are the result of commitment and dedication to continuous development and research excellence, the promotion and strengthening of which constitutes a key strategic objective of the University of Cyprus. Moreover, the
University continually extends and develops its undergraduate and graduate programs of studies.
To best serve its research and educational aims, the University recruits high-caliber academic staff who can make significant contributions to the development of internationally competitive research projects and to the design and delivery of new curricula.
The Medical School of the University of Cyprus is a newly established and rapidly growing School,
which aims to play a decisive role in enhancing medical education and research in the wider EuroMediterranean area and aspires to establish itself among the best Schools in the world. It is the first medical school in Cyprus that was successfully certified, after being evaluated by the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (CYQAA), based on the criteria of the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME). The Medical School of the University of Cyprus has
been ranked 201-250 in «Clinical and Health» in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) World
University Rankings by subject. The Medical School, committed to its vision of excellence, to provide
high-quality and state-of-the-art medical education, to pioneer and innovate in research and to make
a significant contribution to the upgrading of medical services in public hospitals, seeks to recruit high
caliber academic staff, who can lead and participate in internationally competitive research projects
and can make significant contributions to the design and delivery of new curricula.
The University of Cyprus invites applications for one (1) academic position at the rank of Associate
Professor or Professor in the Medical School, in the field of «Cardiology».
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 of
high quality undergraduate and graduate curricula.
Candidates do not need to be citizens of the Republic of Cyprus.
The official languages of instruction are Greek and Turkish. For the above position knowledge of
Greek and English languages is necessary.
In case the selected candidate is not proficient in the Greek language, the candidate and the School
shall ensure that the former acquires sufficient knowledge of the Greek language within 3 years from