Expression of Interest for Project Manager Positions

The Cyprus Interaction Lab (CIL – http://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com/)  of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts at the Cyprus University of Technology is exploring the possibility of hiring Project Managers for full-time or part-time engagement, depending on qualifications and availability.

CIL studies the interaction of people with technology in various fields. The lab aims to:

– Understand, through research, the significant supportive and mediating role of technology in promoting learning, communication, collaboration, and social change, in varied real-world contexts and settings.

– Produce and disseminate Educational Technology and HCI research with real-world impact.

Our current projects are related to:

        Learning using Technology

        Affordable, Digital, Collaborative Spaces

The positions will be on a contract basis with a salary depending on the candidate’s qualifications and expertise with a salary in the scale of A9-A10 for an hourly rate of 20-24 euro/hour.

In the letter, please indicate whether you are interested in full-time or part-time engagement for the Project Manager Positions.

 

For these positions we are looking for the employment of high calibre individuals who demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Strong writing, communication, and organization skills
  • Fluent in Greek and English
  • Dynamic personality with strong teamwork skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Willing to learn and take initiatives
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent team skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct literature reviews and prepare reports
  • Prepare research proposals, grant applications, and tenders
  • Conduct fieldwork research (interviews, survey research, observations, focus
  • Prepare data collection instruments, collect and analyze data
  • Facilitate the organization of workshops, dissemination activities, and other
  • Manage projects and offer administrative support for research projects
  • Prepare and deliver project presentations
  • Execute any other duty and responsibility assigned by the Management Team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have a Masters and/or a PhD in any field
  • Demonstrate knowledge in:
    1. Education and learning technologies
    2. Use of emerging technology for teaching and learning
  • A proven track record of successful project implementation
  • Have experience in a similar position
  • The ability to foster motivation within the project team to meet tight deadlines

Note that this is not an official opening but rather an invitation for expression of interest. Expressions of interest should be submitted as soon as possible, but not later than 5th of November 2018.

 

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to conduct fundamental or applied research in the areas of interest to CIL.  Depending on their qualifications and expertise, successful candidates will be responsible to prepare reports and project deliverables, contribute to the preparation of research proposals, run data collection and analysis studies. Furthermore, successful candidates will be expected to publish their research results in international conferences and journals.

Interested candidates should submit by email to careers@cyprusinteractionlab.com the
following (in PDF format):

 

  1. A detailed curriculum vitae in English
    ii. Short description of their academic and research experiences (2 pages maximum – in English).

 

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