School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Social Sciences


The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is the largest university in Cyprus and the largest in Southern Europe that teaches primarily in English, with more than 14,000 students from over 100 countries, a diverse community of faculty and staff, and an expanding worldwide network. UNIC is driving educational innovation in the wider region, with activities like our dynamic global initiative in blockchain technology and centres of excellence in medicine and online/distance learning. The latest edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, released on 12 October 2022, reaffirms the University of Nicosia’s (UNIC) global standing, ranking it among the Top 501-600 universities in the world. Correspondingly, UNIC ranks 157th in the European Union, 2nd in Cyprus and 4th among the Cypriot and Greek Universities.


The Department of Social Sciences of the University of Nicosia invites applications for one part-time faculty position in the discipline of multiculturalism and diversity. The positions are for the Summer 2023 or the Spring 2024 semesters.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include teaching the course “Diversity Issues: Promoting Advocacy and Social Justice as Counseling Psychologists”.  This is a course offered to the students of the MSc Counseling psychology programme aiming to sensitize them to the complexity of counseling psychologists’ identity as professionals who understand and respect diversity issues through their role as social justice and advocacy agents and to train them on how to identify and correct biases and stereotyping that can harm the therapeutic process.


Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in Psychology

  • A PhD in Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or a closely related field
  • Evidence of effective teaching in English
  • Autonomy in developing and organizing the material to support students’ learning.

Additional Qualifications (will be considered as advantageous):

  • Undergraduate and Graduate level teaching experience
  • Professional experience in the same field
  • Strong evidence of potential for scholarly research.


Salary depends on qualifications and experience.

Application procedure:

Applicants should submit the following items (in electronic form) through the online recruitment system http://vacancies.unic.ac.cy/ :

  • Cover letter
  • Full Curriculum Vitae (CV), including a list of publications.

Closing date of applications: March 31st, 2023

In case an applicant is invited for an interview, s/he will need to prepare (a) a demonstration lecture and (b) presentation of research interests.

For further information regarding the position, interested individuals may contact:

For information regarding the application procedure, please contact Ms Irene Koliandri (tel: +357 22841533, [email protected])