Junior Lecturer in Public Health

University of Tartu

Junior Lecturer in Public Health

Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health

The University of Tartu is the biggest and oldest centre of academic life in Estonia - we have over 4,000 employees and 14,000 students. The unique intellectual atmosphere and fine living and working environment that characterise Tartu have attracted prominent scientists and experts for almost 400 years. Join the university family!

Duties and responsibilities
  • Organizing and holding lectures and seminars in the field of history of medicine and ethics in medicine at all the levels of higher education in Estonian and English language.
  • Supervising students of the first and second level of higher education.
  • Activities related to administration and development of teaching.
  • Participating in research activities of the institute.
  • Research in the volume equivalent to at least 1/3 of doctoral thesis in five years.
  • Developing skills necessary for teaching, research and development.
  • Popularising the field of specialisation.

Required qualifications
Master's degree or an equivalent qualification.

Required experience
  • Experience in teaching medical students at university level in the field of specialisation in both the Estonian and English language. 
  • Knowledge of contemporary teaching and learning methods and learning environments (including digital ones) and their development opportunities.
  • Experience in supervising students and teaching e-courses is recommended.

Required language skills
Excellent command of Estonian. Command of English sufficient for professional communication.

Additional information on remuneration
Remuneration based on UT salary rules.
Number of vacancies

Documents required for applying
  1. A letter of application to the Rector.
  2. A curriculum vitae.
  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 (with authorized translation into Estonian, English or Russian if the credential is not in Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, French, Italian, Ukrainian and Belarussian 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).

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Start date 01.09.2024
Place of work
Ravila 19, Tartu

Application deadline

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Additional information:
Kaja-Triin Laisaar