[robotics-worldwide] Assistant Professor position @ University of Tartu

Alvo Aabloo alvo.aabloo at ut.ee
Thu May 23 05:04:28 PDT 2013

The University of Tartu (UT) is advertising for a new Assistant
Professor (Docent) of Robotics

Structural unit: Institute of Technology, University of Tartu

See also about the university (http://www.ut.ee/en/university)
Information about Tartu is available at http://www.tartu.ee/?lang_id=2
Information about Estonia is available at http://estonia.eu/

Duties and responsibilities:  Conducting lectures and seminars in the
area of robotics and computer engineering on PhD, Master and Bachelor
level, in particular Bachelor and Master level courses on electronics
and digital logic. Supervising students on all levels, PhD level will
be appreciated. Participating in the research activities (present
activities include robotics, smart materials, medical engineering) of
the Institute of Technology.

See also general job description

Research activities: Associated Professor will work in Intelligent
Materials and Systems Lab http://www.ims.ut.ee. Correlation with
current research activities will be appreciated, but not required. A
new research activity in robotics will be encouraged by Institute.

Work load: Full time, the classroom teaching load at least 224
academic hours per calendar year. Teaching load is negotiable
depending on PhD student supervising and scientific output.

Term of contract:  01.09.2013 to 31.08.2016 with possible extension and upgrade.

Current position status: A new position, funded by:

Salary: The salary is negotiable depending on the candidate's
qualification and the level of experience. Please contact.

Required qualifications:
PhD or an equivalent qualification.

See also requirements for teaching and research staff

Required experience:
Candidates are expected to have university level teaching experience
and didactic skills, experience in academic supervision of graduate
students, research profile relevant to robotics, computer engineering
and a strong international publication track record.

Required language skills:
English; any other language will be considered as an advantage.

Additional info:
Please contact with
Prof Alvo Aabloo
alvo.aabloo at ut.ee

akad_sekr at ut.ee  (the official responsible to formalities)

Deadline for applications: July 31st, 2013. The applicant should be
ready for interview and venia legendi on request at our expense.

In order to be considered for the position, the candidate must submit
to the Personnel Office of University of Tartu (email: personal at ut.ee;
postal address: 4 Jakobi St,Tartu 51004 ESTONIA) following documents:
* a letter of application to the Rector (in English),
* a curriculum vitae in the established format (in English),
* a list of research publications (if necessary, enclosing copies or
offprints of more important publications),
* a copy of a document (including its annexes) which shows the
candidate to hold the required qualification,
* other materials considered relevant by the candidate (a list of such
materials must be included in the application or annexed to it).

See also:

Alvo Aabloo
Prof. Polymer Materials
IMS Lab  http://www.ims.ut.ee
Institute of Technology
University of Tartu
Nooruse 1, 50411 Tartu
Phone: +372 7375534
GSM: +372 5078356

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