Vacancies

Current vacancies of academic positions from January 1, 2022

Estonian University of Life Sciences announces open competition for academic positions from January 1, 2022.

Commencement date January 1, 2022; closing date for applications September 15, 2021.

 

Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Lecturer in Phytopathology (1.0)

Lecturer in Phytopathology (1.0)

Lecturer of Landscape Architecture (plant material) (1.0)

Research Fellow in Plant Biology (1.0)

Research Fellow of Green Extraction Technologies (1.0)

Senior Research Fellow of Environmental Governance (Eastern Europe and Russia) (1.0)

Chair Professor of Horticulture (1.0)

 

Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences

Assistant Professor of Aquaculture Biology (tenure track) (1.0)

Lecturer in Animal Nutrition and Nutritional Physiology (1.0)

 

Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering

Teacher in Land Management (1.0)

 

Institute of Economics and Social Sciences

Chair Professor of Rural Economics (1.0)

Research Fellow in Green Economy (1.0)

 

Click on the job title to get more detailed information.

 

The positions’ commencement date: January 1, 2022.

Application documents

To participate in the competition, candidates are required to submit the following documents to the Personnel Department (Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi 1, 51006 Tartu, Estonia) by September 15, 2021:

  • an application to the Rector;
  • a copy of the document certifying education and/or academic degree;
  • CV (curriculum vitae) and a structured list of scientific publications of recent ten years, in the Estonian Research Information System (ETIS) standard format (up to ten significant publications from the earlier period may be included at will); information on academic work and in-service training done within five recent years shall be enclosed with the CV;
  • the candidate for the position of Professor shall submit motivation letter reflecting the candidate’s vision about the development of this specific research field and related international cooperation in the university, and the measures that the candidate is going to take for increasing the level of research and teaching in the field (max 1500 words);
  • Researcher ID / ORCID / Google Scholar reference;
  • other relevant materials at the discretion of the applicant.

Application documents shall be submitted in Estonian or in English in the written form, either on paper to the Personnel Department (Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi 1, 51006 Tartu, Estonia) or as a digitally signed document by e-mail to konkurss@emu.ee.

In case the applicant has obtained higher education in a foreign country, the applicant must present an assessment given by the academic recognition information centre (Estonian ENIC/NARIC Centre; e-mail enic-naric@harno.ee) on the conformity of the qualification of the applicant to the qualifications required in the position.

For candidates who apply for the position of Professor for the first time it is mandatory to present a public lecture (venia legendi), in case they have not done it earlier.

Further information: HR Chief Specialist, e-mail konkurss@emu.ee.

 

Useful links:

Academic Staff Positions in Estonian University of LIfe Sciences

European Framework for Researcher Careers profiles

 

The Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences of the Estonian University of Life Sciences (Eesti Maaülikool) opens the position of project's assistant

This position belongs to the team of COMBIVET ERA Chair (Chair of Comparative Medicine in the Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences of the Estonian University of Life Sciences).

The aim of the COMBIVET project is to coordinate the activities of the COMBIVET ERA Chair of Comparative Medicine under the Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences at the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Comparative medicine has great unmet research potential as many of the health challenges faced by animals and humans are the same. Therefore, knowledge acquired in both veterinary and human medicine is well-utilized on both sides and promotes simultaneously the health of veterinary and human patients.

The COMBIVET ERA Chair research focuses on infectious diseases, reproductive diseases, immunology-related diseases, metabolic diseases, cancer, and bone and joint diseases. The ERA chair has a special interest in understanding the role of extracellular vesicles in pathophysiology of the human and animal diseases.

Project COMBIVET has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program under grant agreement No 857418.

The position’s commencement date: From 01.09.2021 up to 31.08.2024.

Responsibilities:

  • managing the project website and social media, writing and creating news and announcements;
  • to plan and organize workshops, seminars, lectures and other outreach activities;
  • corresponding to emails, preparing project documentation and asking for price quotations;
  • to work with the colleagues within the COMBIVET ERA Chair team and with the other colleagues from the university.  

Required qualifications:

  • very good Estonian and English;
  • very good Microsoft Office skills;
  • experience in poster, leaflet and web page design and publishing;
  • has good organizing, planning and communication skills;
    • experience in organizing public seminars, workshops and lectures is an advantage;
    • experience in working with social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (optional);
    • organizing outreach activities, scientific café, public engagement, school scientific events (optional);
    • organizing industry and health organization seminars and workshops.
  • has the ability to collaborate effectively as part of the team and should hold good interpersonal and communication skills.

Benefits:

  • We offer a very positive and forward looking working environment. The successful candidate will work within an international environment with lots of opportunities for personal development. The job is ideal for an enthusiastic person that has a positive and problem solving attitude. The working environment is flexible and ample opportunities exist to further candidate’s personal capabilities and potentials for networking nationally and internationally.
  • Guaranteed starting salary of  1400 EUR per month (this amount is subject to employee taxes and shall be supplemented by healthcare and social services required by law);

Workload: 1.00 (full-time).

Application documents:

To participate in the competition, candidates are required to submit the following documents:

  • An application/motivational letter in free format in English;
  • A copy of the document certifying latest university degree (Bachelor, Master’s) or equivalent;
  • CV (Curriculum Vitae) including:
    • working experience;
    • list of qualifications and skills;
    • other relevant materials at the discretion of the applicant.

Application documents shall be submitted in English in the written form as a digitally signed document by e-mail to: combivet@emu.ee no later than 25th August 2021. 

Additional contact info:

E-mail: combivet@emu.ee

 

 

Current vacancies of academic positions from December 1, 2021 up to August 31, 2024

Estonian University of Life Sciences opens academic positions from 01.12.2021 up to 31.08.2024. 

 

Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences

Senior Research Fellow in Molecular Physiology and Medicine

Research Fellow in Molecular Physiology and Medicine

 

Click on the job title to get more detailed information.

 

The positions’ commencement date: from December 1, 2021 up to August 31, 2024; closing date for applications August 31, 2021.

 

The positions belong to the team of COMBIVET ERA Chair (Chair of Comparative Medicine in the Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences of the Estonian University of Life Sciences).

The aim of the COMBIVET project is to coordinate the activities of the COMBIVET ERA Chair of Comparative Medicine under the Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences at the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Comparative medicine has great unmet research potential as many of the health challenges faced by animals and humans are the same. Therefore, knowledge acquired in both veterinary and human medicine is well-utilized on both sides and promotes simultaneously the health of veterinary and human patients.
The COMBIVET ERA Chair research focuses on infectious diseases, reproductive diseases, immunology-related diseases, metabolic diseases, cancer, and bone and joint diseases. The ERA chair has a special interest in understanding the role of extracellular vesicles in pathophysiology of the human and animal diseases.
Project COMBIVET has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program under grant agreement No 857418. 

 

Application documents:
To participate in the competition, candidates are required to submit the following documents to the Personnel Department (Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi 1, 51006 Tartu, Estonia):

- An application to the Rector in free format;

- A copy of the document certifying PhD degree or equivalent;

- CV (Curriculum Vitae) including:
   - Working experience;
   - List of scientific publications of the last 10 years, indexed in Thomson Reuters Web of Science or Scopus;
   - Books and book chapters in the last 10 years;
   - Awarded patents in the last 10 years;
   - Information on academic and industry work undertaken since last 10 years;
   - Candidates should provide referees name of two individuals who can be called upon to provide information regarding the candidate’s work;

- Researcher ID / ORCID / Google Scholar reference;

- Other relevant materials at the discretion of the applicant.

In case the applicant has obtained higher education in a foreign country, the applicant must present an assessment given by the academic recognition information centre (Estonian ENIC/NARIC Centre; e-mail enic-naric@harno.ee) on the conformity of the qualification of the applicant to the qualifications required in the position.

Application documents shall be submitted in English in the written form, either on paper or as a digitally signed document by e-mail to: konkurss@emu.ee no later than August 31, 2021.
Following the submission of documents, the eligible candidates might be invited for an interview with the COMBIVET Steering Committee on site or via Skype.

 

Useful links:

Academic Staff Positions in Estonian University of LIfe Sciences

European Framework for Researcher Careers profiles

 

Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.