Lecturer of Ship Electrical Mechanics

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 31 Oct 2021

The goal of the post is to conduct teaching (lectures, practices and practical training) on the speciality courses of TalTech Estonian Maritime Academy daytime studies, to conduct examinations/assessments in the field of Ship Electrical Mechanics according to IMO model courses and to participate in the Shipping Centre’s development work. The expected workload is full-time (40 hours a week), but part-time load is also possible. The post shall be filled as soon as possible.  


Teaching on the Ship Electrical Mechanics speciality. Preparation of the courses and teaching materials, incl. preparation of e-learning materials for the following courses:

  • Marine Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Technology of Electrical Materials
  • Construction and Operation of Automatic Control Systems of Ship Equipment
  • Electrical Machines and Drives
  • Marine Electric Powerplants

The post is located in the Shipping Centre of TalTech Estonian Maritime Academy. Further information of the post: Head of Shipping Centre Jarmo Kõster, phone +372 516 7397, jarmo.koster@taltech.ee .

Qualification requirements

  • higher education* and a certificate of competency as an Electro-Technical Engineer;
  • familiar with ship electrical devices and mechanisms, experience in configuring their control systems;
  • at least 5-year professional work experience or experience in teaching in the field of Ship Electrical Mechanics;
  • English (advanced), Estonian** (at least basic).

* In case the elected Lecturer has I level higher education, then she/he will use the official title „Teacher“until obtaining the master’s degree.
** In case the requirement is not fulfilled, then the candidate is expected to obtain at least basic Estonian to support her/his teaching.

Application instructions

To apply for this job please send the following documents in English by 31 October 2021 at the latest by using the link :

  • an application;
  • documents proving that the candidate holds the required academic degree and has acquired the required education;
  • a curriculum vitae and a list of publications;
  • an academic portfolio, including a motivated self-evaluation regarding compliance with the requirements for the Lecturer post set out in the Academic Career Management Regulation Annexes 3 “Academic Evaluation Matrix” (required in case of university staff) or a free format evaluation of the academic activity undertaken so far and the competencies required for work (required form external applicants);
  • other documents considered important by the applicant.

Regarding further information on the application documents and the recruitment process please contact TalTech HR konkurss@taltech.ee .

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