Associate Professor of Speech and Language Therapy

University of Tartu Institute of Education

Institute of Education


Duties and responsibilities
  • Conducting lectures and seminars of speech and language therapy at all levels of higher education.
  • Supervising master’s and doctoral students in speech and language therapy.
  • Internationally recognised research in five years at least in the volume equivalent to that of one doctoral thesis.
  • Management a research theme or research project in the field of speech and language therapy.
  • Development of science collaboration within the University's different institutions and between other research and development institutions/universities in the world.
  • Writing proposals and attracting additional funding on national and international levels.
Required qualifications
PhD in speech and language therapy or an equivalent qualification.
Required experience
  • Ongoing active engagement in research: internationally recognised research in the last five years at least in the volume equivalent to that of one doctoral thesis.
  • Postdoctoral experience at higher education institution or research and development institution.
  • Experience in planning and conducting research, team or project management.
  • Success in applying for research funding and performing RDC contracts in the last five years.
  • Previous teaching experience at higher education.
  • Effective supervising of master’s and/or doctoral students.
  • Experience in creating study and teaching aids for institutions of higher education.
  • Knowledge of modern study aids, learning environments, learning methods and their development opportunities.
  • Participation in the work of the international community of speech and language therapy.
Required language skills
Very good oral and written proficiency in Estonian. Good English skills are needed for communication in his/her field.

Starting at
Remuneration based on UT salary rules.
Additional info
Evelyn Kiive, evelyn.kiive [ät]