Foreign Academic Personnel (6 positions) in Electrical, Electronic and Computer Science and Engineering
Transport and Telecommunication Institute

Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Riga, Latvia (in Latvian Transporta un sakaru institūts – TSI) – is a modern university with the almost centennial history (

TSI in the frame of European Social Fund project "Strengthening Transport and Telecommunication Institute Academic Staff in the Areas of Strategic Specialisation" (Project No is announcing the second round of the selection of foreign academic personnel (6 positions) in the field of study "Information Technologies, Computer Hardware, Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Control/Management and Computer Science" in the following study courses:

Software Security Engineering;
Big Data Life Cycle;
Big Data Project: From Data to Product;
Intelligent Systems and Deep Machine Learning;
Analysis of Unstructured Data;
Information Technology Project Management;
Modern Database Technologies;
Business Intelligence & Data Quality;
Modern Software Engineering;
Risk Management in Supply Chains;
Methods of Data Analysis and Business Forecasting;
Intelligent Systems-1;
Intelligent Systems-2;
Methods of Data Analysis and Business Forecasting – 2;
Logistics and Transport Process Modelling;
Research Methodology;
Data Structures and Algorithms;
Functional Programming;
Logical Programming;
System Programming;
Service Oriented Architectures;
Smart IoT services;
Cloud Computing;
Operation Systems;
Concurrent Programming;
Software Project Management;
Development in Net Environment;
Algorithmic Means of Computer Graphics;
Mobile and Web Application Development;
Web Application Development Tools;
Web Application Construction;
Modern Software Engineering.

Language of teaching – English.

Deadline for submission of applications: March 5, 2020 (selection of application every 3 monhts or more often).


Possible start of work – September 2019

Financial terms and contract:
Remuneration to foreign academic staff within the scope of the project according to work load, but not exceeding gross 4,000 euro per month. 1-hour rate ranges from 80 till 100 euro gross, including staff travel and accommodation expenditures. TSI will provide a temporary employment contract of not less than 6 months with possibility to continue cooperation in the academic field after the end of the project. TSI will provide a flexible working schedule and possible involvement in international research and innovation projects.

Requirements for foreign academic staff:

• a person has experience in academic work in foreign high education institution in last 5 years;
• a person has other relevant experience in educational field;
• a person has research experience and publications in corresponding or related field of research;
• a person has good cooperation experience with academic, scientific, professional institutions and/or enterprises in Latvia and/or abroad;
• a person has experience in supervision of students' research papers/thesis
• a person has good English skills (at least C1 level according to Europass language pass) and ability to use language skills in teaching process and methodological work.


Application letter (Annex 1 of the Regulation), CV (in English, preferably in Europass format), including language passport and other information necessary according to application's assessment criteria, course description (Annex 2 of the Regulation), statement of foreign higher education (except Latvia) regarding employment in an academic position over the last five years, and other documents (optional) testifying to the skills, knowledge and capacity of the applicant, has to be sent to the email address In case application is submitted in paper version documents has to be sent to the address - Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Lomonosova iela 1, Riga, LV-1019, Latvia, room No 301. The envelope should content the notice "Application for the open competition selection of foreign academic staff, 2nd round" and name of the Applicant.

Regulation of the Call and templates are here - (please select vacancy - SELECTION OF FOREIGN ACADEMIC STAFF)


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