06/12/2018

Associate Professor of Information Systems


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Tartu
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    04/02/2019 17:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Estonia › Tartu
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/08/2019

UT is Estonia's leading centre of research and training. It preserves the culture of the Estonian people and spearheads the country's reputation in research and provision of higher education. UT belongs to the top 1.2% of world's best universities.

As Estonia's national university, UT stresses the importance of international co-operation and partnerships with reputable research universities all over the world. The robust research potential of the university is evidenced by the fact that the University of Tartu has been invited to join the Coimbra Group, a prestigious club of renowned research universities.

UT includes four faculties. To support and develop the professional competence of its students and academic staff, the university has entered into bilateral co-operation agreements with 79 partner institutions in 31 countries. Information for new employees: http://www.ut.ee/en/welcome/staff-checklist

We are currently looking for an Associate Professor of Information Systems.

Duties and responsibilities in this role are the following:

Teaching and coordinating MSc level courses in the area of specialization; conducting research in the fields related to the taught courses; publishing internationally, including in peer-reviewed journals; implementing and supervising R&D projects; supervising MSc and PhD students. Performing at least one managerial task at the university is recommended. Participation in activities related to the promotion and implementation of the specialisation at the international level.

See also job description.

Selection process

In order to be considered for the position, the candidate must submit to the UT Human Resources Office (email: personal@ut.ee; postal address: 18 Ülikooli St,Tartu 50090 ESTONIA) following documents:

  1. a letter of application to the Rector (in English),
  2. a curriculum vitae in the established format (in English),
  3. a list of research publications (if necessary, enclosing copies or offprints of more important publications),
  4. a copy of a document (including its annexes) which shows the candidate to hold the required qualification (authorized translation into Estonian, English or Russian if the credential is not in one of these languages). A candidate can be required to submit the original or a certified copy of the document (including its annexes) showing the candidate to hold the required qualification. If the candidate has acquired the higher education in question abroad, he or she may be required to submit an assessment issued by the Academic Recognition Information Centre (the Estonian ENIC/NARIC) of his or her qualification in respect of the qualification requirements for the position;
  5. other materials considered relevant by the candidate (a list of such materials must be included in the application or annexed to it).

Number of copies: 1

Notification of results: The candidate will be notified of election results within two weeks following the election. The assessments drawn up in respect of the candidate and the documents specified in paragraph 5 of the list of documents will be returned to the candidate. Unsuccessful candidates can also request the return of documents specified in paragraphs 2 -4 of the list.

Additional comments

Additional info: Prof Marlon Dumas, marlon.dumas@ut.ee

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Computer science: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Required experience

Significant teaching experience at the university level; a research profile relevant to the area of the position; strong international publication record; experience in implementing or leading research projects; successful supervision of MSc and PhD students.

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Tartu
Estonia
Tartu
50409
Liivi 2

EURAXESS offer ID: 361618