Senior Research Fellow of Education
University of Tartu Institute of Education

Institute of Education


Duties and responsibilities
The task of the senior research fellow is to carry out various research and development projects and to carry out teaching in the field of educational sciences. More specifically, research projects focus on supporting the professional development of teachers and teacher education students with educational technology support. In addition to completing existing R&D projects at the Center for Teacher Education and Higher Education, it is expected that additional resources will be sought, staff recruiting and collaboration with various university units and other higher education institutions in Estonia and abroad carried out. It is very important to link the university's working group to international networks dealing with research into the professional development of student teachers and teachers. In addition, it is expected to teach in Estonian in teacher education base module (with the role of the Principal Lecturer in the Basics of Teaching course) and in English in the educational technology curriculum, as well as supervision of Master's and PhD students are expected.

Classroom workload: negotiable.

See also job description.

Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
See also requirements for teaching and research staff.

Required experience
A successful research and development work in the field of education. Candidates are expected to have an experience of previous high-level research work in the field of education at least in the volume of 15 research publications peer-reviewed at the international level and at least 100 citations (according to Google Scholar database).

Required language skills
Excellent proficiency in Estonian and English.

Starting at


Remuneration based on UT salary rules.
See also UT salary rules.

Additional info
Äli Leijen, ali.leijen [ät]
Application documents and notification of results

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