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Job posted by CITARD Services Ltd (10/01/2014 12.18)

Marie Curie Actions funded job vacancy Marie Curie Experienced Researcher (PhD) Position for the IAPP SocialRobot project

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Marie Curie research fellow position, in the development and integration of robotics and ICT based services, is available at the CITARD Services Ltd company in Nicosia (Cyprus) for an 18-month period starting 02/06/2014.

The position is part of the FP7 Marie Curie IAPP (Industry Academia Partnerships and Pathways) project entitled “SocialRobot”, started on 1st of November 2011.


The SocialRobot project focuses on bringing together the Robotic and Computer Science fields by integrating state of the art Robotic and ICT technologies, including ICT based services and Virtual Social Care Communities, for improving independent living and quality of life of elderly people at home and associated efficiency of care.

Candidates who have a PhD degree and experience with EC projects in a field relevant to the mentioned project's areas (computer systems, robotics, distributed computing, ICT based services development, database management) may seek the fellowship. Preferred candidates will have experience in distributed computing and interoperability of systems.

At the time of recruitment, the research candidate must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Cyprus for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date. Short stays such as holidays and/or compulsory national service are not taken into account.

The successful applicant will be enrolled as a research fellow at the Research & Development team of CITARD Services Ltd in Cyprus.

For further information please contact:
Dr. Eleni Christodoulou (

Application must include the following:
• Certified copies of PhD, Master and Bachelor diplomas.
• A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages)
• Names and contact data of 2 references, alternatively signed reference letters
• Detailed CV, including personal contact information and list of publications

Incomplete applications will neither be considered nor evaluated.

Please apply online via email Applications must be received no later than 30/04/2014.

Nr of positions available : 1

Research Fields

Computer science - Computer systems

Career Stage

Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)

Research Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)


Leaving and Mobility allowances and benefits will follow the EU amounts for Experienced Researchers (ERs) in the programme FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IAPP (estimated to be around 5150 Euro per month)

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Required Education Level
Degree PhD or equivalent
Degree Field Computer science
Required Languages
Language ENGLISH
Language Level Good
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CITARD Services Ltd

Research and Development
Small Medium Enterprise
1 Evrytanias Str.
2064 - Nicosia
Strovolos - CYPRUS
phone +35799432734
fax +35722663659
email info@citard-serv.com