PhD Openings @ GET Lab, Cyprus University of Technology

Deadline: 30 November 2016

Instructions and application form:   (emails are not accepted as official application)

Two (2) posts in the topics:

  • Visual Computing/ Computer Graphics  
  • Virtual Reality for Well being 
  • Exploiting Virtual Reality as Placebo 
  • Study Brain Conflicting Sensory Input Through Virtual Reality 
  • Virtual Reality and BCI 

Candidates for this post should possess:

    1. A Bachelor’s Degree and a postgraduate Degree of Master’s level* from accredited Universities in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related field.
    2. Deep knowledge of Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality concepts
    3. Excellent programming skills
    4. Excellent knowledge of a game engine (e.g. Unity)
    5. For topic (a):
      – excellent knowledge of C/C++ programming language
      For topics (b), (c), (d) and (e):
      – academic knowledge or personal interest in cognitive psychology or neuroscience
    6. Ability to work independently on research projects
    7. Excellent knowledge of English language (spoken and written)
    8. The following will be considered as additional qualifications:

For topic (a):
– experience in programming using OpenGL
– experience in GPU programming
For topics (b), (c), (d) and (e):
– knowledge of a 3D modelling software
– knowledge of statistical analysis
For all topics:
– experience in submitting research proposals and/or participation in research projects

* In cases where the candidate demonstrates EXCEPTIONAL academic performance; holding a postgraduate degree may not be a restrict requirement to apply for this position. (Even though it is highly recommended)

For these positions:

  • applications are accepted only for full time studies
  • candidates should include with their application, a research statement relevant to the topic they apply. The research statement should be 1-2 pages in length and written in English.
  • to submit the relevant documents proving possession of the required qualifications as they are described above.

The successful candidate(s) will be affiliated with the research lab of Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts, Microsoft Computer Games and Emerging Technologies (GET Lab – and will take part in the research activities of the lab.
The successful candidate(s) may be assigned teaching-related duties, with appropriate reimbursement, at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts, based on the needs of department per academic year or/and research responsibilities at GET Lab.
Successful candidate(s) with excellent academic qualifications and performance may be hired as researchers at research projects that GET Lab is involved.

For more information in academic matters:
Dr. Despina Michael Grigoriou
Director, GET Lab – Microsoft Computer Games and Emerging Technologies Research Lab
Assistant Professor, Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts
Cyprus University of Technology
Email.:    Tel.:            +357 25002226

For information regarding applications submission: