Department of Engineering

Part Time Faculty in Oil & Gas Engineering

Work Type: Part Time

The Department of Engineering of the University of Nicosia invites applications for 3 part-time faculty positions in the field of Hydrocarbons Exploration and Production, with a specialty in the following or related areas: Geomechanics, Geophysics, Formation Evaluation, Petroleum Geology and Production. The positions are for the Spring 2024 semester and will be renewed upon satisfactory performance.


Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in Petroleum Engineering, or Mineral Recourses Engineering, or Geology, or Geophysics, or Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering and, preferably, a good publications record in a relevant research area. The candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and research excellence. Since the language of instruction is English, the candidates must be fluent in English. More specifically, the required qualifications are:

  • A PhD in Petroleum Engineering, or a closely related field as stated above;
  • Evidence of effective teaching in English;
  • Autonomy in developing and organizing the material to support students’ learning.

The following qualifications are highly desired and will be considered to the advantage of a candidate:

  • Undergraduate and Graduate level teaching experience;
  • Professional experience in the same field;
  • Strong evidence of potential for scholarly research.


Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses with or without computer simulation sessions. Some administrative work might be required.


Applicants should submit the following items (in electronic form) through the online recruitment system :

Cover letter;

Full Curriculum Vitae (CV), including a list of publications;

Copies of their academic degrees.

In case an applicant is invited for an interview, s/he will need to prepare (a) a demonstration lecture and (b) presentation of research interests.

DUE DATE: 23/06/2024

For further information regarding the position, interested individuals may contact:

Dr Sarris Ernestos, Associate Professor, Oil and Gas Engineering program coordinator (e-mail:, tel.: +357 22842590) or

Dr Stelios Neophytou, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Engineering (e-mail:, tel.: +357 22842528).

For information regarding the application procedure, please contact Ms Irene Koliandri (tel: +357 22841533,

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