Research Fellow of Cloud Computing

University of Tartu Institute of Computer Science

Institute of Computer Science



Duties and responsibilities
  • Conducting research in the field of cloud computing and/or distributed computing.
  • Preparing and implementing research projects under the supervision of senior staff.
  • Participation in the work of the university’s decision-making bodies is recommended.
  • The Research Fellow will participate in the EU funded H2020 project RADON (Rational decomposition and orchestration for serverless computing). The project is aimed at creating a DevOps framework to create and manage microservices-based applications that can optimally exploit serverless computing technologies. University of Tartu is specifically interested in developing tools that facilitate in designing and orchestrating data pipeline applications that involve serverless entities. In addition to participating in the RADON project and responsible for deliverables of the project, the candidate is also expected to successfully apply for research funding and performing R&D contracts.
Required qualifications
PhD degree or an equivalent qualification.
Required experience
  • A strong research track record and international publication record.
  • Research profile relevant to cloud computing and/or distributed computing.
  • Experience or inclination in collaborative research with external partners is recommended.
  • Strong software engineering skills.
  • Prior experience in working with an EU H2020 project or a similar joint funded project is a plus.
Required language skills
Excellent communication skills and proficiency in English.

Starting at
01.07.2020, temporary contract to 30.06.2021


Up to 2600 euros (gross) per month depending on the candidate’s qualifications and work experience.
Additional info
It is a postdoctoral position funded by the EU H2020 project RADON (Rational decomposition and orchestration for serverless computing).
The starting date of the position can be negotiated.
Candidates are expected to provide along with the application documents the statement of interest in the proposed research.
Further information provides Professor Satish Srirama, satish.srirama [ät] or Assistant Professor Pelle Jakovits, pelle.jakovitsh [ät]
All the information relevant for an incoming researcher to Estonia is available at