Software Developer

VACANCIES / Software Developer

Position: Software Developer for an Erasmus+ funded project between two Multidisciplinary Research Groups (MRGs)
Category: A one-year employment contract will be offered with an option to renew, includes a very attractive remuneration package according to qualifications and experience
Location: Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies, Nicosia, Cyprus
The Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart System and Emerging Technologies – RISE ( is a newly founded research centre of excellence in Nicosia, Cyprus. RISE is a significant investment supported by the European Commission, the Republic of Cyprus and its founding Partners, the Municipality of Nicosia, Max Planck, University College London, the University of Cyprus, the Cyprus University of Technology and the Open University of Cyprus.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers currently working on fundamental and/or applied research in two ongoing MRGs at RISE, the Cognitive and Clinical Applications MRG and the Smart, Ubiquitous and Participatory Technologies for Healthcare Innovation MRG.
The research focus of the Cognitive and Clinical Applications MRG is on the development and validation of Virtual Reality and mobile applications for cognitive training and clinical interventions, while the Smart, Ubiquitous and Participatory Technologies for Healthcare Innovation MRG focuses on smart, citizen-centred eHealth and mHealth interventions, leveraging mixed reality technologies, edge computing diagnostics and big healthcare data analytics, underpinning P4 medicine (predictive, preventive, personalised and participatory).
RISE is an equal opportunity employer and the position is open to everyone, internationally.
Job description

  1. Work with multidisciplinary teams of researchers to identify and define innovation opportunities, especially in the context of Virtual Reality and Healthcare settings.
  2. Build proof-of-concepts and prototypes that can be used to demonstrate the impact of research and VR technologies in the healthcare sector and particularly in medicine schools.
  3. In collaboration with existing research teams, develop prototype applications of different medical training scenarios.
  1. Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  2. Strong programming skills (e.g., C#, Java script, Python) is a must
  3. Experience with game engines (e.g., Unity3D, Unreal Engine) considered an advantage
  4. Mobile development skills (Android and iOS) considered a must
  5. Expertise with Virtual and/or Augmented Reality technologies considered an advantage
  6. Previous relevant industrial experience will be considered an advantage
  7. Excellent knowledge of both spoken and written English
A very attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate according to qualifications and experience.
Interested candidates should submit the following items via email to
  1. Cover letter which clearly specifies availability date for full-time or part-time employment.
  2. Full CV (including contact details).
  3. Contact details of two referees.
The deadline for applications is the 29th of March 2019.
For general inquiries, applicants may contact the Senior HR Business Partner of the Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies at

All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.

Call: H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017 (Teaming Phase 2)
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 739578

This project has received funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the Directorate General for the European Programmes, Coordination and Development.