Junior Lecturer of Data Science (# of pos: 2)

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Sep 2021

Duties and responsibilities

  • Teaching Data Science courses, incl. Algorithmics, Machine Learning, Data Engineering, Artificial Intelligence at the Bachelor's and Master's levels. 
  • Supervising students at the first and second level of higher education.
  • Participation in the research and development activities.
  • Popularisation of the specialisation.

See also job description .

Required qualifications

Master's degree or an equivalent qualification.

See also requirements for teaching and research staff .

Required experience

  • The applicant must be qualified to conduct seminars and practise sessions in the chair of Data Science and to participate in the research work of the field. 
  • Experience in teaching (incl. e-learning) is not necessary, although it is desirable.

Required language skills

Excellent command of English is required; Estonian is recommended but not required. According to the Language Act, academic staff with foreign citizenship working in Estonia must have acquired at least B1-level Estonian language skills after five years of work. The Centre for Professional Development offers foreigners and their family members the opportunity to participate in Estonian language courses.

Starting at 01.10.2021.

Workload: 1,00.

Salary: From 1600 to 2000 euros (gross) per month, depending on qualifications and work experience. This amount is subject to taxation at a 20% flat tax rate. The total annual payroll is from 25 000 to 32 000 euros, which includes employer taxes. 

See also UT salary rules .

Additional info

The starting date of the position can be negotiated.

Further information can be provided by Prof. Jaak Vilo, jaak.vilo@ut.ee .

Application documents

In order to be considered for the position, the candidate must submit to the UT Human Resources Office (email: personal@ut.ee ; postal address: 18 Ülikooli St, Tartu 50090 ESTONIA; employees of the UT should submit their documents via intranet ) following documents:

  • a letter of application to the Rector - the candidate has to outline the competencies and teaching experience;
  • a curriculum vitae  in the established format,
  • a list of research publications (if necessary, enclosing copies or offprints of more important publications),
  • 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;
  • other materials considered relevant by the candidate (a list of such materials must be included in the application or annexed to it).
  • Number of copies: 1

    See also Application documents and notification of results

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