Assistant Professor of Robotics

From Intelligent Materials and Systems Lab

Assistant Professor of Robotics

Structural unit: Institute of Technology, University of Tartu

Duties and responsibilities: Conducting lectures and seminars in the area of robotics and computer engineering on PhD, Master and Bachelor level, in particular Bachelor and Master level courses on electronics and digital logic. Supervising students on all levels, PhD level will be appreciated. Participating in the research activities (present activities include robotics, smart materials, medical engineering) of the Institute of Technology.

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Research activities: Associated professor will work in Intelligent Materials and Systems Lab. Correlation with current research activities will be appreciated, but not required. A new research activity in robotics will be encouraged by Institute.

Work load: Full time and the classroom teaching load at least 224 academic hours per calendar year. Teaching load is negotiable depending on PhD student supervising and scientific results.

Term of contract: 01.09.2013 to 31.08.2016 with possible extension and upgrade ,.

Current position status: A new position, funded by:

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Salary: The salary is negotiable depending on the candidate's qualification and the level of experience. (2500+)

Required qualifications:

PhD or an equivalent qualification.

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Required experience:

Candidates are expected to have university level teaching experience and didactic skills, experience in academic supervision of graduate students, research profile relevant to robotics, computer engineering and a strong international publication track record.

Required language skills:

English; any other language will be considered as an advantage.

Additional info: Alvo Aabloo(head of the lab) or (the official responsible to formalities)

Deadline for applications: July 31st , 2013. The applicant should be ready for interview and venia legendi on request at our expense.

Application documents and notification of results: In order to be considered for the position, the candidate must submit to the Personnel Office of University of Tartu (email:; postal address: 4 Jakobi St,Tartu 51004 ESTONIA) following documents:

  • a letter of application to the Rector (in English),
  • a curriculum vitae in the established format (in English),
  • 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,
  • other materials considered relevant by the candidate (a list of such materials must be included in the application or annexed to it).

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