Associate Professor in General and Microbial Biochemistry

University of Tartu Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology


Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology


Duties and responsibilities
  • Internationally recognised research in biochemistry.
  • Supervision of students at all levels of higher education.
  • Initiating, planning and preparing research projects at national, European and international levels.
  • Publishing in reputable international scientific venues.
  • Participation in completing and managing the research team involved in the project.
  • Seeking additional funding opportunities at the national and international level.
  • Performing at least one managerial task at the university is recommended.
Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
Required experience
  • Wide experience in the field of heterogeneous catalysis.   
  • Experience in implementing and/or leading research projects.
  • Prior publication in international scientific journals.
  • Significant teaching experience at the higher education level.
  • Experience in supervising other researchers and students, including (co-)supervision of PhD students.
  • Proven track of raising private or public research funding.
Required language skills
Fluent in Estonian and English.

Starting at
Remuneration based on UT salary rules.
Additional info
Prof Maia Kivisaar, maia.kivisaar [ät]

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