[visionlist] PhD positions in Neapolis University Pafos (Cyprus)

Tsagkaridis Kostas k.tsagkaridis at nup.ac.cy
Wed Jan 31 11:31:59 -05 2018





Neapolis University Pafos (NUP) opened the call for three (3) PhD positions in Psychology. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Psychology or relevant scientific fields, awarded by universities recognized by the Republic of Cyprus.

The topic of the proposal can be in any area covered by the expertise of the faculty of NUP, such as Clinical, Counselling, Cognitive, Experimental, Educational, Developmental Psychology and Neuropsychology.

Interested applicants are encouraged to review the facilities of the University and the research interests of the faculty members of the Psychology Department, whose CVs can be found on the University’s webpage (www.nup.ac.cy<http://www.nup.ac.cy/>). Interested parties are also encouraged to contact any faculty member for additional help and guidance before submitting their application.

Neapolis University In Cyprus<http://www.nup.ac.cy/>
Neapolis is one of the leading Universities in Cyprus with a range of innovative programmes. Students at the University can study for Bachelors-Masters

Example of research topics of particular interest for the Department<http://www.nup.ac.cy/schools/school-of-health-sciences/> are Visual Perception, Perception and Action, Embodied Cognition,  Contextual, Semantic and Action Effects on Visual Perception, Body Image,  Eating Disorders,Therapy and Prevention of Psychosocial problems, Positive Psychology, Social Aspects of Mental Health, Development of Sociocognitive Processes, their Educational Consequences and their Impact in the Development of Political Ideology, Support of Children with Special Educational Needs, Multicultural Education, the Developmental Path of Cognitive and Linguistic Skills in Children, Violence and Delinquency.

Along with the online application, the applicants should also submit the following documents, as PDF files:

1.      Research proposal

2.      Undergraduate and postgraduate (Masters) degrees

3.      CV

4.      Two recommendation letters

5.      Portfolio (research work / publications / supporting material)

6.      Certificate of foreign languages (preferably English) (I.E.L.T.S score 5.5 or above, TOEFL score 513 or above).

All the documents (original or official translation) should be in Greek or English.

Knowledge of Greek language is preferred but not required. Non-Greek speakers are also encouraged to apply as long as they have good knowledge of English. All candidates with a positive assessment of the assessment criteria (undergraduate and postgraduate grades, other degrees, publications and conference talks/posters, scholarships, awards and distinctions) will be invited at the second phase of the selection, which will be an interview.  Applicants can also be interviewed by Skype.

NUP is a young but dynamic university located in the city of Pafos, in Cyprus. Pafos<http://www.visitpafos.org.cy/pafos_region.aspx> is is one of the most touristic summer destinations in Cyprus, with a subtropical-Mediterranean climate, with the mildest temperatures on the island and all year sunshine. The university is in the heart of the touristic area, 200 meters from the beach. Paphos is included in the official UNESCO list of cultural and natural treasures of the world's heritage for its spectacular ancient remains, and was selected as a European Capital of Culture for 2017, along with Aarhus. The greater Pafos area is also home to a number of blue flag beaches, forests, mountains and Natura Reserve areas such as the famous Akamas peninsula. Therefore, Pafos is an ideal place for postgraduate studies and offers stunning natural beauty and activities for all tastes.

Applications can be submitted electronically until 15/02/2018. The call can be found here<http://www.nup.ac.cy/phd-program-in-psychology/> and the application can be found here<http://www.nup.ac.cy/application-for-phd-in-psychology/>.

For more information or clarifications don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Konstantinos Tsagkaridis by e-mail at “k.tsagkaridis at nup.ac.cy<file:///C:/Users/k.tsagkaridis/Documents/k.tsagkaridis@nup.ac.cy>” or phone at “(+357) 2684 3604”.

Dr. Konstantinos Tsagkaridis
Lecturer in Experimental Psychology / Neuropsychology

Room 235, Department of Psychology
Neapolis University Pafos
2 Danais Avenue, 8042, Pafos
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