Lecturer of East European and Eurasian Studies

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Aug 2022

Duties and responsibilities

  • The principal tasks of the 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.

More information: job description .

Required qualifications

PhD or an equivalent qualification

More information: requirements for teaching and research staff .

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.

Required language skills

English. 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: 22.08.2022

Workload: 1,00

Salary: Remuneration based on UT Salary Rules.

More information: UT salary rules .

Additional info

Kristiina Tõnnisson, kristiina.tonnisson@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 ) following documents:

  • a letter of application to the Rector,
  • 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

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