Academic position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Department of Accounting and Finance of the University of Cyprus invites applications for one (1) academic position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance with strong quality research in the fields of “Accounting” or “Finance”.

For all academic ranks, a Doctoral degree from an accredited University is required.

The minimum requirements for appointment to each academic rank are available at 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 languages of Instruction are Greek, Turkish and English.

In case the selected candidate is not proficient in the Greek language, the candidate and the Department shall ensure that the former acquires sufficient knowledge of the Greek language within 3 years from the date of appointment. Each Department sets its own criteria concerning the required level of fluency in the Greek language.

In accordance with the applicable legislation, the annual gross salary (including the 13th salary) for full-time employment is:

Associate Professor (Scale Α14-Α15) €68,740.21-€93,713.44
Professor (Scale Α15-Α16) €77,936.56-€101,309.22

Employee contributions to the various State funds will be deducted from the above amounts.

Application Procedure

Candidates are invited to submit their applications electronically by uploading the following documents in English and in PDF format at the following link:

1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Copy of ID/Passport
4. Copies of degree certificates
5. Review of previous research work and a brief description of future research projects (up to three pages)
6. List of publications
7. Representative publications (up to three publications which should be submitted separately).
8. The names and email addresses of three professors from whom confidential letters of recommendation (in English) will be automatically requested upon submission of the application. Letters of recommendation may be submitted up to 7 days following the deadline for submission of applications. It is the responsibility of each candidate to ensure that the references are submitted. In case the letters of recommendation are not submitted on time, the application will not be considered.

The above documents (1-7) must be uploaded as separate PDF documents.

No change will be possible following the submission of your application.

The deadline for applications is on Thursday 09th of May 2024.

The selected applicants will be required to submit copies of degree certificates certified by the Ministry of Education (if the degrees were obtained from universities in Cyprus) or from the Issuing Authority (if the degrees were obtained from foreign universities).

The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the authenticity of the degrees, certificates, and other relevant documents submitted in his/her application is certified by the competent Institutions, by sending a relevant email to the Human Resources Services.

Applications, supporting documents and recommendation letters submitted in response to previous vacancy announcements will not be considered and must be resubmitted.

Applications not providing all the required documents specified in the online application form at the above link will not be considered.

The applicant shall ensure that their application has been successfully submitted. Upon submission, the candidate will receive an automated confirmation email.

About the Organization

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 #101- 150th young university (under 50 years) and among the #501-600 best universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education Rankings. Moreover, in 2023, the Faculty of Economics and Management achieved business accreditation by the international organisation AACSB.

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.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Department of Accounting and Finance (+357 22 89 3605) or the Human Resources Services (tel.: 00357 22 89 4146).

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Job ID

ID: J14822