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Network Security Engineer

Deadline : 9th of January 2023

The Centre of Excellence in Risk & Decision Sciences (CERIDES) at European University Cyprus focuses on the development, use and evaluation of quantitative and qualitative methods in order to measure, assess, manage and communicate risk, and to analyze, design and implement decision-making mechanisms and systems. Our areas of focus revolve around two basic pillars; risk and decision science with an application to a number of horizontal areas such as: Security, Safety, Cybersecurity, Telecommunications, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Industrial Processes.

CERIDES currently participates in a Horizon Europe project in the area of IoT Communications and Security for Wearable Medical Devices. CERIDES is seeking to recruit one (1) Network Security Engineer or Senior Network Security Engineer professional for this project.

The profile of the successful recruit is provided below:

University postgraduate degree (PhD level) in a related area and relevant experience on the implementation of research management and administration activities (including communication / visibility / dissemination activities). Previous experience in EU-funded projects or other related research projects will be highly appreciated.

Prospective candidates should be able to illustrate their:

  • Excellent knowledge of network security and good understanding of IoT network protocols
  • Good programming skills in languages such as C, C++, Python, MATLAB
  • Willingness to continuously learn and apply new tools.
  • Experience in writing articles for publication
  • Application of dissemination and communication strategies and plans, and their respective application in research projects.
  • Excellent communication skills and very high-level proficiency in English language (both oral and written).
  • Willingness to travel to Europe or abroad, and travel to international training meetings, courses and any fieldwork, as requested by the specific projects (taking into account the current pandemic limitations).
  • Ability to function as a team member, work independently, and take responsibility for own project goals.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Creativity, innovation spirit and team player.
  • Dynamic personality, ability to accept challenges and undertake responsibilities.
  • Enthusiasm, persistence and willingness to deliver results on time.

Candidates should submit:

  • A motivation letter
  • Copies of relevant qualifications
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • CV

Employment conditions:

We offer a fixed-term position, for the total duration of 18 months that can be extended up to 36 months starting from the 15th of January 2023, or at the earliest date possible after that date.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted to the EUC Research Office at by the 9th of January 2023.

All applications shall be treated in strict confidentiality and only candidates that meet the job specifications will be contacted.