Vacancies

Το Ινστιτούτο Νευρολογίας και Γενετικής Κύπρου είναι ένα δικοινοτικό, μη-κερδοσκοπικό, ερευνητικό, ακαδημαϊκό, ιατρικό κέντρο. Προσφέρει υψηλού επιπέδου ιατρικές και κλινικές εργαστηριακές υπηρεσίες, αναπτύσσει καινοτόμο έρευνα και παρέχει προηγμένη εκπαίδευση στους τομείς της Νευρολογίας και Βϊοιατρικών Επιστημών.

Η φιλοσοφία του ΙΝΓΚ, παράλληλα με το Όραμα και την Αποστολή του, συνοψίζεται από τις πέντε θεμελιώδεις αξίες: Αριστεία, Κοινωνική Προσφορά, Επαγγελματισμός, Καινοτομία και Ομαδικότητα.

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING), is a bi-communal, non-profit, research, academic, medical centre. It offers high level medical and clinical laboratory services, pursues innovative research and provides advanced education in the areas of Neurology and Biomedical Sciences.

CING’s philosophy, in line with the Vision and Mission statements, is summarized by the five core values, Excellence, Social Service, Professionalism, Innovation and Teamwork.

Το Ινστιτούτο Νευρολογίας και Γενετικής Κύπρου είναι εργοδότης ίσων ευκαιριών.
The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Regulation concerning Staff Recruitment and Selection

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Ref. code: 250321
 
We are looking for a Laboratory Scientific Officer to join the Molecular Genetics Thalassaemia Department of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics. 
 
The successful candidate will work on a research project that involves the development of electronic infrastructure for haemoglobinopathies and rare anaemias and analysis of collected biological/medical data.
 
The position is for a period of 12 months.
 
 
WHAT WE ARE SEEKING
 
  • BSc or equivalent degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or Computational Biology or related field. 
 
Previous experience in bioinformatics research and/or a postgraduate degree in a relevant field will be considered as advantage. 
 
 
HOW TO APPLY
 
A cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and names of two referees should reach the Institute by Friday, 19 March 2021, via e-mail at: vacancies@cing.ac.cy, stating the reference code. Contact person for further information: Mrs Anna Michaelidou, tel.: 22392789.

Ref. code: 310321

 

We are looking for a part-time Laboratory Technician (19 hours/week) to join the Department of Cancer Genetics, Therapeutics & Ultrastructural Pathology of the Institute.
 
The successful candidate will perform general laboratory work and administrative duties as assigned.    
 
 
WHAT WE ARE SEEKING
 
  • A high school diploma; 
  • Command of the Greek and English languages; 
  • Basic computer skills; 
  • Knowledge of laboratory operations and procedures; 
  • Interpersonal skills
 
 
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS
 
  • Holder of a certificate/diploma related to laboratory operations and procedures; and/or
  • Prior working experience in a clinical and/or research laboratory setting  
 
HOW TO APPLY
 
A cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and names of two referees should reach the Institute by Wednesday 17 March 2021 via e-mail at: vacancies@cing.ac.cy, stating the reference code. Contact person for further information: Ms Anna Michaelidou, tel.: 22392789. 

 

 

Ref. code: 350321

We are looking for a Human Resource Services Officer to join the HR Office in the Finance and Administration Department of the Institute.

The successful candidate will support the daily operations related to the Human Resource Office of the Institute.    


WHAT WE ARE SEEKING

  • A bachelor level degree in Human Resource Management or related field;
  • A minimum of 2 years of job-related experience;
  • Command of the Greek and English languages;
  • Computer skills;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Analytical skills

Proven previous experience and knowledge in:

  • Payroll procedures
  • Day-to-day HR administrative tasks
  • HR information software (HRIS)
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • a Health/Research/Academic Institution environment

will be considered as advantage.

 

HOW TO APPLY

A cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and names of two referees should reach the Institute by Monday 15 March 2021 via e-mail at: vacancies@cing.ac.cy, stating the reference code. Contact person for further information: Ms Anna Michaelidou, tel.: 22392789.

 

Ref. code: 210619

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics is looking for a full time Senior Neurologist/Head of Department in its Clinical Neurosciences Section. 

The suitable candidate will head one of the Institute’s Clinical Departments as a certified medical doctor trained in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases. Additionally, he/she will engage in research and education. The above position is combined with a faculty position at the appropriate rank commensurate with experience and track record at the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine (CSMM), the post-graduate School of the Institute.

He/she will be accountable to the Chief Executive Medical Director and will be a member of the Institute’s Scientific Council. 

 
 
WHAT WE ARE SEEKING
 
  • An MD degree with a sub specialty in Neurology; and 
  • Recognized board certification in Neurology; and
  • License or eligible for license from the Pancyprian Medical Association; and 
  • A minimum of 6 years of post-graduate training and experience in an accredited medical centre; and
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures; and
  • Supervisory experience; and
  • Command of the Greek and English languages; and
  • Ability to designing and carrying out original independent research programs; and
  • Demonstrated track record and commitment to research with peer reviewed publications.
 

Experience in one of the fields relevant to the activities of the Institute’s Neurological Centers (Neuromuscular Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, Movement Disorders, Dementia, and Epilepsy) will be considered an advantage.

 
 
WHAT WE OFFER
 
  • Highly collaborative culture
  • A CHKS accredited outpatient and inpatient centre with specialized clinics and laboratories functioning as a national referral centre for neurological disorders  
  • Cutting-edge basic and clinical neuroscience research and top-notch facilities at the Institute
  • Opportunities for advancement as an academic:
    - Research infrastructure and resources are allocated including dedicated lab space and research staff
    - Opportunities to participate in the activities of CSMM (supervision of MSc/PhD students and teaching in the CSMM programs)
  • Competitive salary and generous benefits. 
 
 
HOW TO APPLY
 

A cover letter and a detailed curriculum vitae, 3 representative publications, and names of two referees should reach the Institute by e-mail at: vacancies@cing.ac.cy, stating  the  reference code. Contact person for further information: Ms Anna Michaelidou, tel.: 22392789, e-mail: annam@cing.ac.cy

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics is an internationally recognized Centre of Excellence offering specialised services, translational research and postgraduate education in the fields of neurology, genetics, biomedical and medical sciences. This is probably the most successful model nowadays as it combines education, service and innovative research activities in one centre, providing major medical benefits to the people, society and the country. CING was one of the first, and today one of the best, Institutes in Europe where postgraduate education, research and service have been successfully combined.
 
Our main aim is to improve continuously in order to lessen the suffering of patients and their families and prevent diseases through patient care, research and educational programs on neurological and genetic conditions such as muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chromosomal abnormalities and all other aspects of molecular biology and genetics such as thalassaemia, molecular virology, mental retardation, cardiovascular disease, stroke, cystic fibrosis and neurogenetics. Moreover, CING plays a key role in the fight against crime by providing specialized DNA services to the police authorities and expert court testimony for criminal and civil investigations.
 
We’re expanding our team of medical professionals and are looking for people, who share our vision and who will become part of our core team dedicated to upgrade the quality of life of our patients. CING is an excellent opportunity for medical professionals who are interested in combining medical practice with research and education. 
 
We are currently seeking to recruit a Neurologist to be based in the Institute’s premises in Nicosia, Cyprus.
 
What you will be doing:
  • Support the Institute in the diagnosis and treatment of complex neurological diseases
  • Have the opportunity to order and study the results of para-clinical studies to determine the nature and extent of the diseases and to supervise medical technicians in the performance of neurological diagnostic or therapeutic activities
  • Consult with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment and will also liaise with other health care, medical/non-medical, professionals regarding patients' conditions to ensure that all patients' needs are met
  • Carry out specialist clinics and laboratory sessions (neurophysiology, neuropathology, and neurovascular
  • Participate in academic meetings with neurological colleagues for learning and development and to discuss cases as a team, drawing on the expertise of other specialists
  • Have the opportunity to initiate, design and submit applications for the funding of original research projects for which he/she is the principal investigator, as well as to seek external sources of funding and submit the approved applications to the appropriate funding bodies
  • Carry out the research funded by the institute and by outside sources, aided by his/her scientific staff and to make his/her own plans for publication
  • Participate in the academic activities of the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine, including teaching in the CSMM programs, and will supervise MSc/PhD students
 
What you need to have:
  • A Medical degree with a subspecialty in Neurology 
  • A recognized board certification in Neurology
  • License or eligible for license from the Pancyprian Medical Association
  • Fluency in both Greek and English, written and spoken
  • Good diagnostic skills to determine the type of disease or condition, its severity and extent
  • Excellent problem-solving and clinical decision-making skills
  • Ability to work alone and in multidisciplinary teams
  • Familiarity with research methods and a willingness to keep up to date with advances in treatments
 
Why should you apply?
  • Become a member of an internationally recognised Centre of Excellence where postgraduate education, research and service are successfully brought together
  • Opportunities for further specialization in one of the multidisciplinary Clinical Neurological Centres of Excellence operating at the Institute 
  • Opportunities for participation in any of the clinical neuroscience research activities as well as academia through the activities of the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine 
 
An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidate, including a competitive relocation package for people who will be relocating to Cyprus for the purposes of taking up employment at the Institute. 
 
 
 
 
Applications:
 
Apply now! If you would like to apply or refer a candidate, please forward a detailed CV to clientjobs@cy.ey.com no later than Wednesday, 10th March 2021.
 
All applications will be thoroughly screened and only the most qualified applicants will be contacted. Please note that all applications will be treated in strict confidentiality, ensuring GDPR compliance
The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics is inviting potential candidates for expression of interest for the following fellowships:
 
  • Fellowship programme in Neuromuscular Disorders and Electromyography (ref. code: 210619(a))
  • Fellowship programme in Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology (ref. code: 210619(b))
  • Fellowship programme in Movement Disorders / Neurodegenerative Diseases (ref. code: 210619(c))
 
CLINICAL FELLOWSHIPS’ OBJECTIVES 
 
The objective of the Clinical Fellowship Programme is to provide a well-defined clinical Training Programme in the Neurology Clinics and Clinical Laboratories of the Institute, with recognized expertise in each specific field. Neurologists that are recently qualified can learn from participating in the Institute’s Specialized Clinics, including specific techniques conducted such as Botox injection, as well as training in related techniques such as Electromyography and Neurophysiology. Clinical training will be combined with opportunities for research projects either clinical or laboratory based, depending on the candidate’s skills and interests. The clinical fellowship trainings are for an initial period of 12 months. The number of fellowships will be decided depending on the expression of interest received.
 
 
ELIGIBILITY
 
  • Completed Neurology Training in an Accredited Residency Program; and
  • Licence or eligible for licence from the Pancyprian Medical Association; and
  • Command of the English and Greek languages; and
  • Demonstrated academic potential
 
HOW TO EXPRESS INTEREST
  • A cover letter explaining why and how the clinical fellowship in the particular field is relevant.   
    Applicants are encouraged to clearly explain their objectives in the context of their usual practice, specifying the gains that are expected from the fellowship.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae 
  • Names of two referees 
Submissions to the following email address: vacancies@cing.ac.cy, stating the reference code.  
 
Contact persons for further information: Dr Eleni Papanicolaou (ezamba@cing.ac.cy), or Dr Kleopa Kleopas (kleopa@cing.ac.cy), or Dr Savvas Papacostas (savvas@cing.ac.cy), or Mrs Anna Michaelidou (annam@cing.ac.cy)  
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