Researcher in Digital Transformation

Updated: 5 months ago
Deadline: 13 Jul 2019

Tallinn University invites applications for Researcher in Digital Transformation to commence on 1 September 2019 (or later). The status of the position is two years with possible extension.

General description

Researcher in Digital Transformation (hereafter Researcher) conducts research and development activities under supervision of an experienced academic person in digital transformation that focus to the problems of educational innovation through digital technologies. Participates in international cooperation as well as cooperation with the industry. 

More information about the project and positions on DT website .

Job requirements 

The candidate must have a doctoral degree. We expect the candidates have done research in Computer Science, Information Science, Educational Science or in a related area, and show evidence of exceptional research promise in the research area described above.    

Additional requirements

Experience of participating in research and development projects is recommended.

Job responsibilities

  • participates in research and development activities, 
  • participates in preparation of project proposals; 
  • publishes in international journals and presents on international conferences;
  • teaches and supervises students at the first and second levels of higher education;
  • participates in administrative and development activities of the School of Digital Technologies and outside the school.

Load: 1,0, including teaching at least in the amount of 5% of the work load.

Salary: 2500 euros (incl. direct taxes as income tax, unemployment insurance and the funded pension payment which are withheld from the salary automatically by the employer).

Location: Tallinn

Language skills: English (on the level necessary for conducting research and teaching).

Additional information: please refer your administrative questions to , and questions on content to professor Peeter Normak, , +372 516 5828.

The candidates are expected to submit by 5th August 2019 (including) to Personnel Office of Tallinn University (Narva mnt 25, room T-218, 10120, Tallinn, or digitally signed to ), with the title “Academic competition” the following documents (in PDF-format if possible):

  • signed application-motivation letter addressed to the Rector in which the candidate provides an overview of the aims that he or she will pursue in the project period;
  • Curriculum Vitae (PDF) ;
  • Copies of the documents proving the qualification to hold the position and its annexes;

    Originals of the document proving qualification and its annexes or certified copies may be requested from the candidate. If a degree has been earned abroad, an assessment from the ENIC/NARIC Centre certifying the correspondence of that qualification to the requirements established for the employment position, may be requested from the candidate.

  • A list of research publications that sets out in a separate section the research work published in international editions that have an international editorial board and employ a peer review system;
  • Link to the full text of, or, if it is not possible, a file consisting of one representative research publication.

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