Associate Professor of Autonomous Driving Technology

University of Tartu Institute of Computer Science

Estonia

Institute of Computer Science

Deadline:

02.08.2021

Duties and responsibilities
  • Teaching and coordinating courses in the area of Autonomous Driving Technology.
  • Conducting independent research at the international level in the field of Autonomous Driving Technology.
  • Publishing in reputable scientific venues.
  • Applying and leading R&D projects and seeking out collaborations with the industry.
  • Supervising MSc and PhD students.
  • Performing at least one managerial task at the university is recommended.
  • Participation in activities related to the promotion and implementation of the area in Estonia and at the international level. 
Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
 
Required experience
  • A research profile relevant to the area of the position.
  • Strong international publication record.
  • Experience in implementing or leading research projects.
  • Significant teaching experience at the university level.
  • Successful supervision of MSc or PhD students.
Required language skills
Excellent command of the English language is required. Estonian is recommended but not required. According to the Language Act, academic staff with foreign citizenship working in Estonia must have acquired at least B1-level Estonian language skills after five years of work. The Centre for Professional Development offers foreigners and their family members the opportunity to participate in Estonian language courses.
 
Starting at
01.11.2021
 
Workload
1,00
 
Salary
Competitive salary packages of 60-80K p.a. minus all national taxes (ca 41% total) is foreseen, dependent on qualification and experience.
 
Additional info
The starting date of the position can be negotiated.
Further information can be provided by Prof. Jaak Vilo, vilo [ät] ut.ee.

Application documents and notification of results

In order to be considered for the position, the candidate must submit to the UT Human Resources Office (email: personal [ät] ut.ee; employees of the UT should submit their documents via intranet) following documents:

  1. a letter of application to the Rector,
  2. a curriculum vitae in the established format,
  3. a list of research publications (if necessary, enclosing copies or offprints of more important publications),
  4. a copy of a document (including its annexes) which shows the candidate to hold the required qualification (with authorized translation into Estonian, English or Russian if the credential is not in Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, French, Italian, Ukrainian and Belarussian languages). A candidate can be required to submit the original or a certified copy of the document (including its annexes) showing the candidate to hold the required qualification. If the candidate has acquired the higher education in question abroad, he or she may be required to submit an assessment issued by the Academic Recognition Information Centre (the Estonian ENIC/NARIC) of his or her qualification in respect of the qualification requirements for the position;
  5. a statement not exceeding 1500 words of the aims to be achieved during the term in the position, and the outline of an action plan for achieving these;
  6. other materials considered relevant by the candidate (a list of such materials must be included in the application or annexed to it).

Number of copies: 1


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