Director of Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Centre (STARC)


University of Cyprus Nicosia

The Cyprus Institute is a novel, non‐profit research and educational institution, with a scientific and technological orientation, pursuing issues of regional importance and of global significance in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Middle East and North Africa. The development of CyI involves the progressive launching of several cross‐disciplinary research centres. STARC is being jointly developed in collaboration with Centre de Recherche et de Restauration des Musées de France (C2RMF) and is intended to serve as an important research resource for CyI, Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean region, and as a gateway between the EU and the region for advancing science and technology in archaeology and cultural heritage.
Position Description:
The Director of STARC will be responsible for the conduct of all affairs of the research center, and will report to the Vice President for Research of CyI. He/she will work in Cyprus, and will be offered a professorial appointment with tenure, with an internationally attractive salary and benefits package, commensurate to his/her high degree of responsibility and qualification.
A more detailed description of the the profile and responsibilities of the successful candidate can be found at:
For further information contact Prof. Loukas Kalisperis ( To be assured full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2010 via e‐mail to Please show the following reference in the subject heading: STARC‐00‐21. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.
Dr Vasiliki (Lina) Kassianidou
Associate Professor
Archaeological Research Unit
Department of History and Archaeology
University of Cyprus
P.O. Box 20537
CY-1678 Nicosia, CYPRUS
tel.  357 22 893564
fax. 357 22 674101

Institution or Company offering position: 
The Cyprus Institute (CyI)
Contact Name: 
Loukas Kalisperis