Professor of Physical Pharmacy

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Sep 2021

Duties and responsibilities
  • Teaching at all levels of higher education (in Estonian and English), using modern teaching methods and educational technology.
  • In the Faculty of Medicine, the teaching load for a 1,0 professor is at least 154 academic hours per calendar year.
  • Supervising students (primarily doctoral students).
  • Doctoral dissertations have been defended under the supervision of the professor within five years.
  • Ensuring the availability of future academic staff in the field.
  • Activities related to the administration and development of teaching.
  • Professional development to enhance teaching and supervising skills.
  • High-level RDC (research, development and creative) activities, incl. directing RDC activities in the specialisation and taking care that necessary resources (incl. research grants) are available for it.
  • Directing a research theme or a part of it and within this work, supervising other academic staff.
  • Internationally recognised research in five years at least in the volume equivalent to that of two doctoral theses.
  • Participation in research administrative activities of international dimension.

See also job description .

Required qualifications

PhD or an equivalent qualification. Higher education in Pharmacy (Master of Pharmacy).

See also requirements for teaching and research staff .

Required experience
  • Competence in the speciality of physical pharmacy. Professor must be highly qualified specialist in the field or in a closely related field.
  • Professor must have previous work experience as a professor, associate professor, lead research fellow or senior research fellow or in an equivalent positions in foreign countries.
  • International experience is required.
  • Ability to organise teaching and teach at all levels of higher education.
  • Previous teaching experience at least at the first two level of higher education, incl. effective supervising of doctoral students.
  • Ability to organise RDC activities in the specialisation.
  • Internationally recognised professional research, the volume of which so far is equivalent to at least three doctoral theses.
  • Ongoing active engagement in research: internationally recognised research in the last five years at least in the volume equivalent to that of 1,5 doctoral thesis.
  • Success in applying for research funding as well as managing and performing RDC-related contracts in the last five years.
  • Participation in the work of the international community in the specialisation.
  • Experience in team or project management.
  • Participation in working groups and/or expert councils related to the promotion and implementation of the specialisation at the national or international level. 

Required language skills

The candidate's Estonian and English skills must be sufficient for communication in his/her speciality.

Starting at 01.09.2022.

Workload: 1,00.

Salary: Salary is negotiable, remuneration based on UT Salary Rules.

See also UT salary rules .

Additional info

Ain Raal, Professor, Head of the Institute of Pharmacy, 737 5288, .

Application documents and notification of results

In order to be considered for the position, the candidate must submit to the UT Human Resources Office (email: ; employees of the UT should submit their documents via intranet ) 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;
  • a statement not exceeding 1500 words of the aims to be achieved during the term in the position, and the outline of an action plan for achieving these;
  • 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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