Junior Lecturer of Data Science

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Nov 2022

Duties and responsibilities
  • Teaching Data Science courses, incl Algorithmics, Machine learning, Data Engineering, and/or 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.

More information: job description .

Required experience
  • The applicant must be qualified to conduct seminars and practice 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.
  • In the application, the candidate has to outline the competencies and teaching experience.

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: 01.01.2023

Workload: 1,00


From 2000 € 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 29 000 euros, which includes employer taxes.

More information: UT salary rules .

Additional info

The starting date of the position can be negotiated.

Further information can be provided by Associate Professor Meelis Kull (meelis.kull@ut.ee ).

Application documents

In order to be considered for the position, the candidate must submit the required documents to the email address personal@ut.ee ; employees of the UT should submit their documents via intranet ) following documents:

  • a letter of application to the Rector (in the application, the candidate has to outline the competences 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).

  • More information about application documents.


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