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REWIRE project – Researcher

Deadline : 1st February 2023

Cybersecurity is an indispensable aspect of digitization. The Cybersecurity Skills Alliance – New Vision for Europe – REWIRE project develops a Blueprint for the Cybersecurity industry and a concrete European Cybersecurity Skills Strategy. It brings together 25 partners from academia and VET, cybersecurity industry, non-cyber industries, certification partners and umbrella organizations. Its work builds upon four pilot projects: CONCORDIA, SPARTA, ECHO, CyberSec4Europe implemented with the support of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.

The OBJECTIVES of “REWIRE” project are:

REWIRE addresses the skill gaps and shortages in different occupational profiles and qualifications of the Cybersecurity Sector.

Overall Purpose of the position: 

The employee will be responsible for:

  • Participating/managing cross-discipline project teams for internal or project level activities
  • Complete actual deliverables with regards to cybersecurity education that EUC participates into
  • Planning and Tracking project schedule and major outcomes (incl. deliverables and milestones)
  • Supervising, coordinating and/or executing project related or non-project related technical tasks
  • Handling of communication both within the group and with external partners (academia/research, industrial, public authorities)
  • Reporting on both technical and management level on the projects on the level of deliverables, technical and management reports (Responsible for managing the complete life cycle of idea->proposal->project->delivery of final outcome.)

Required qualifications

This is for a Researcher position – BSc/MSc (PhD will be considered an advantage) degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering / Electrical Engineering or similar degree.

  • At least 2 years work experience in related sector
  • Ability to manage and control large scale projects involving multi-disciplinary teams respecting project objectives, requirements and constraints
  • Ability to coordinate local teams and consortia to fulfill the project objectives
  • Ability to analyse, interpret as well as communicate data
  • Ability to work with agreed deadlines
  • Ability to travel abroad if needed – all expenses will be reimbursed from the project
  • Be physical present in Cyprus and at the University (for the days and times agreed)
  • Eagerness to expand on the work conducted under this project
  • Fluent oral and writing English skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent command of MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams)
  • Excellent knowledge on coordination skills utilising online tools

Candidates should submit:

  • A motivation letter
  • Copies of relevant qualifications
  • CV

Employment conditions

We offer a fixed-term (22-month) position, for the duration till the end of the REWIRE project.

The successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Yianna Danidou, who will be directly responsible for the day-to-day management leads and will ensure that all milestones and deliverables are met on time and to target.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in an EU funded project in a thriving research environment.

Please submit your CV and cover letter to R.Office@euc.ac.cy by the 1st February 2023