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Special Scientist at the Economics Research Center, November 2023

Economics Research Centre (CypERC): ONE (1) POSITION FOR A SPECIAL SCIENTIST (Project Support)

Title: Special Scientist

Number of Positions: One (1)

Category: Part-time employment 42 hours/month (30%), 4-month contract

Place of work: University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

The Economics Research Centre (CypERC) of the University of Cyprus would like to announce one (1) vacant part-time position in the capacity of a Special Scientist (Project Support) in the project “Practices and beliefs about questionable research

practices in Greece and Cyprus”, which is funded by the TWIN4MERIT project. The Special Scientist (Project Support), will support the SInnoPsis Research group. 


We are looking for a Special Scientist (Project Support) with programming skills to aid in a large-scale, online questionnaire study. The primary task will include web scraping.


  • Good knowledge of and related experience with web scraping and data management.
  • Fluent in Greek and good knowledge of english


The employment of the Special Scientist will have a duration of 4 months. The monthly gross amount will be €840 (employee contributions will be deducted from this amount). The position does not include a 13th salary bonus.


All applicants are requested to submit the following information:

i. Full CV in English

ii. A resume including how knowledgeable the candidate is regarding web scraping and previous experience with similar tasks.

iii. Copies of degrees and transcripts.

Applications must be sent to the email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the 30th of November 2023. For more information, please contact the principal investigator of the project, Adrien Fillon, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

At least the best three candidates that satisfy the required qualifications, will be interviewed by a 3-member Committee. Candidates shall be informed of the result of their application by the relevant entity.

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