Research Fellow in Mathematics

University of Tartu

Research Fellow in Mathematics

Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics

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
  • Participation in the research, development and creative activities under the supervision of a professor or associate professor.
  • International-level research in the volume equivalent to at least 1.5 doctoral theses in five years.
  • Development of skills necessary for research, development and creative activities, and professional development.
  • Teaching, using modern teaching methods and educational technology, primarily supervising students of the first and second level of higher education.
  • Professional development to enhance teaching and supervising skills.
  • Participation in the work of the university’s decision-making bodies is recommended.
  • Popularising their specialisation. 

Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.

Required experience
  • Ability to participate in the research, development and creative activities of the specialisation.
  • International-level research in the specialisation, the volume of which so far is equivalent to at least one doctoral thesis.

Required language skills
The candidate’s English skills must be sufficient for communication in his or her speciality, for teaching Estonian is necessary.

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
Narva mnt 18, Tartu

Application deadline

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Additional information:
Meelis Käärik