13/06/2019

Associate Professor in Digital Transformation

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Tallinn University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
    Educational sciences
    Information science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    13/07/2019 20:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Estonia › Tallinn
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/09/2019

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

General description

Associate Professor in Digital Transformation (hereafter Associate Professor) is an internationally renowned researcher who conducts research and development activities in digital transformation that focus to the problems of educational innovation through digital technologies, with strong ties to applications. Participates in international cooperation as well as cooperation with the industry, and applies funding for research and development. 

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 large-scale research and development projects is recommended.

Job responsibilities

  • actively participates in international research and development activities, finds research and development resources, and supervises researchers involved in these activities;
  • leads a research team or a research project or a significant part of a big research project, prepares project proposals;
  • publishes in leading international journals and presents on important international conferences;
  • teaches and supervises students at all levels of higher education as well as postdoctoral researchers;
  • 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: 3500 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 konkurss@tlu.ee, and questions on content to professor Peeter Normak, pnormak@tlu.ee, +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 konkurss@tlu.ee), 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;
  • Links to the full text of, or, if it is not possible, a file of three representative research publication.

Additional comments

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 konkurss@tlu.ee), 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;
  • Links to the full text of, or, if it is not possible, a file of three representative research publication.

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Information science
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Educational sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

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 large-scale research and development projects is recommended.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Tallinn University
Estonia
Tallinn
10120
Narva mnt 25

EURAXESS offer ID: 416812

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