Associate Professor of French Literature
University of Tartu College of Foreign Languages and Cultures

College of Foreign Languages and Cultures


Duties and responsibilities
  • Teaching courses on French literature, French theatre and translation of French literature in the Estonian as well as the French language at all levels of higher education.
  • Supervising students in the first, second and third levels of higher education.
  • Active participation in study related management and development, continuous development of teaching methodologies and engaging in self-improvement.
  • Participation in the research activities and development of the College of Foreign Languages and Cultures.
  • During five years, an associate professor must carry out research activities at least in the volume equivalent to that of one doctoral thesis.
  • Participation in the activities of various decision-making bodies and work organization units.
Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
Required experience
  • International level research is expected in the field of the 20th century French literature and theatre at least in the volume equivalent to two doctoral theses as well as experience in translating fiction and scientific literature.
  •  A candidate is expected to have at least five years of experience in development and teaching of the courses on French literature, theatre and translation at all levels of higher education.
  • Effective supervision of BA, MA and PhD level theses.
  • Success in applying for research funding or active participation in successful research projects.
  • Previous experience in international cooperation, including organizing conferences, participating in collegia of scientific publications and as an expert in foreign institutions.
  • Experience in administrative and teamwork and the ability to participate in the research groups of the College of Foreign Languages and Cultures.
Required language skills
Excellent command of French and Estonian, very good command of English.

Starting at
1700 euros (gross) per month.
Additional info
Kersti Lepajõe, Head of the College of Foreign Languages and Cultures, kersti.lepajoe [ät]

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