Professor of Mathematical Analysis
University of Tartu Institute of Mathematics and Statistics

Institute of Mathematics and Statistics


Duties and responsibilities
  • Teaching at all levels of higher education, using modern teaching methods and educational technology.
  • Supervising students (primarily master’s and 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 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 teaching and research 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 incl. participation in collaboration networks, organising international research conferences.
  • Activities related to the governance and institutional development of the university, including participation in the work of academic and administrative decision-making bodies; performing at least one managerial task at the university.
  • Social and public activities, including popularisation of the specialisation; participation in the promotion and implementation of the specialisation at the national or international level.
Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
Required experience
  • Ability to organise teaching and teach at all levels of higher education.
  • Previous teaching experience at least at the first two levels of higher education, incl. effective supervising of master’s and doctoral students.
  • Knowledge of modern study aids, learning environments, learning methods and their development opportunities.
  • 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, incl. participation in the work of professional societies or their subunits or in international RDC projects.
  • 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
Excellent command of English. Knowledge of Estonian is desirable.

Starting at
Remuneration based on UT Salary Rules.
Additional info
Head of Institute of Mathematics and Statistics prof Viktor Abramov, viktor.abramov [ät]

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