Post-Doctoral Researcher, Cell biology and Genetics job with UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS


Postdoctoral researcher position in cell biology and genetics at the University of Cyprus

Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher
No. of Positions: One (1)
Category: One (1) year contract with possibility of extension
Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia

We are inviting applications for a postdoctoral researcher position to work with Yiorgos Apidianakis at the Infection and Cancer Laboratory in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Cyprus. The role will involve working on a Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) project.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work will involve research on live tissue cell imaging and fixed tissue immunohistochemistry and cell measurement analytics, as well as project management, manuscript preparation and dissemination of results.

Required Qualifications

  • A PhD in a related subject
  • Molecular lab experience in cell biology or genetics
  • Expertise in confocal microscopy and immunohistochemistry
  • A good understanding of cellular signaling
  • Proficiency in English

Desirable skills

  • Experience with cell culture or live tissue imaging
  • First author original research publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals


  • The position is based at the Infection and Cancer Laboratory, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

Employment Terms

The position is for an initial 12 months, extendable up to 16 months, with a gross salary range of €2000 – €2666.67 per month. Employee contributions will be deducted from this above amount. The position does not include a 13th Salary bonus.

how to apply

Applications for these positions are due by September 15, 2022. Informal inquiries and applications, including a cover letter, CV and details of two referees, should be sent by email to:

Associate Professor Yiorgos Apidianakis,
Infection and Cancer Laboratory
Department of Biological Sciences,|
University of Cyprus

At least the best three candidates that satisfy the required qualifications, will be interviewed by a 3-member Committee.

Candidates shall be informed of the result of their application by the relevant entity.

The University of Cyprus shall collect and process your personal data according to the provisions of the General Regulation on Personal Data 2016/679 (EU).

The University of Cyprus (UCY) is committed to promoting inclusivity, diversity, and equality, as well as the elimination of all forms of discrimination in order to provide a fair, safe, and pleasant environment for the entire university community, where students and staff members will feel supported both in their professional and personal development, within and beyond their multiple identities. To this end, UCY seeks to create the necessary conditions that will encourage and respect diversity, and ensure dignity both in the workplace and society at large. Moreover, UCY has adopted specific policies to promote equal opportunities, as well as respect and understanding of diversity, while it is committed to promoting and maintaining a working, teaching, and learning environment, free from any form of discrimination, whether direct or indirect.


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