Lecturer in Political Thought and Cultural History

University of Tartu Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies

Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies


Duties and responsibilities
  • The principal tasks of Lecturer shall consist of teaching at all levels of higher education, using modern teaching methods and educational technology.
  • Supervising students at the first and second level of higher education.
  • Teaching development.
  • Activities related to the administration and development of teaching.
  • Professional development, incl. to enhance teaching and supervising skills.
  • Participation in RDC activities of the faculty, usually under the supervision of a professor or an associate professor.
  • Research in five years at least in the volume equivalent to that of 2/3 of a doctoral thesis.
  • Popularization of the specialization.
  • Participation in the work of the university’s decision-making bodies is recommended.
Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
Required experience
  • Ability to teach at the first two levels of higher education, incl. to supervise students of the first and second level of higher education.
  • Earlier teaching experience in an institution of higher education. Experience in supervising students and teaching e-courses is recommended.
  • Knowledge of modern study aids, learning environments, learning methods and their development opportunities.
  • Internationally recognised professional research, the volume of which is equivalent to that of at least one doctoral thesis.
  • Familiarity with current interdisciplinary methods and topics of inquiry in intellectual and cultural history, including (but not limited to) the role of Europe and Russia, the rise of human rights and political economy in global history.
Required language skills
Estonian, English.

Starting at
Remuneration based on UT Salary Rules.
Additional info
Kristiina Tõnnisson, Kristiina.tonnisson [ät] ut.ee.