Scientist/Researcher Position

CMMI Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute


Job posting number: #7087161 (Ref:MOSTEC2021_2)

Posted: October 14, 2021

Application Deadline: November 2, 2021

Job Description

MOSTEC’s areas of interest:
MOSTEC’s areas of interest include but are not restricted to, climate change, decarbonisation, offshore engineering, vessel performance optimisation, autonomous vessel operation, maritime electrification, and offshore renewable energy. Successful candidates will be able to sustain their existing network and grow their profile by utilizing CMMI’s contacts, and links to industry and academia, including our international Advanced Partners, the University of Southampton, the Marine Institute (Ireland) and Bluewise Marine.

Candidate profile:
You will be a scientist/researcher/engineer with the desire and ability to undertake a range of multidisciplinary projects that will support the research, technology and innovation aims of the CMMI. At this early developmental stage of the CMMI, there is a great opportunity to set the direction of the Institute and to capitalise on partnerships with local and international CMMI partners. You will have the opportunity to build on your existing research track record, and you will be supported in developing new skills and interests aligned with CMMI’s projects. You will be able to explore a diverse range of topics and contribute to MOSTEC’s growth, as part of CMMI – a young and vibrant organisation.

Job description:
Successful candidates will contribute to CMMI projects, assist in the preparation of reports and deliverables, contribute to research proposals, author scientific reports, conference, and journal publications, and develop software tools. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate skills that are applicable to one or more of the broad fields of climate change, decarbonisation, offshore engineering, vessel performance optimisation, autonomous vessel operation, maritime electrification, and offshore renewable energy.

PhD, or equivalent industrial/commercial experience (>3 years), in a discipline relevant to MOSTEC’s scope.
Excellent knowledge of the English language (written and verbal)

Previous relevant academic or industrial experience
High impact publication on relevant topics
Participation in successful research grant applications

 Personal Characteristics:
Strong analytical and integrative thinking
Strong organisational and teamwork skills
Strong written, oral, graphical, and digital presentation skills
Ability to interact with governmental, industrial, and other external organisations to build productive relationships
Ability to work under pressure, delegate and plan personal workload effectively
Ability to solve problems creatively

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, depending on qualifications and experience.

How to apply:
Interested candidates are requested to provide the following by email to (Position Reference MOSTEC2021_2), no later than  2 November 2021.
A cover letter that specifies the reasons for pursuing a research career at CMMI, the employment availability date, and part-time or full-time availability (1-page maximum)
A detailed curriculum vitae
Copies of degree certificates
Contact details of at least two referees that can provide reference letters

*In case you are interested in Associate Scientist, Senior Associate Scientist and Senior Scientist please provide the following:
Short description of academic, research, or industrial experience (1-page maximum)
Plans for Research and Innovation at CMMI (1-page maximum)

Only applications that fulfil the above criteria will be considered. All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Please refer to our privacy notice in Privacy Notice Potential Employees.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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