Professor of Oncology

University of Tartu Institute of Clinical Medicine


Institute of Clinical Medicine

Deadline: 01.10.2021

Duties and responsibilities
In addition to the job requirements laid down in the Job Descriptions document, we expect the following from a professor candidate:
  • Development of professional clinical, research and teaching activities in Estonia.
  • The teaching load is at least 154 academic hours per calendar year (in Estonian and English).
  • Supervising students and residents. 
  • Conducting continuing medical education for physicians.
  • High-level professional research and development, in order to strengthen international contacts and interdisciplinary cooperation at the University of Tartu and between Estonian hospitals.
  • Attending the meetings of the council of Institute of Clinical Medicine.
Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
Required experience
  • Professor must be highly qualified specialist in the field or in a closely related field.
  • Previous work experience as a professor, associate professor (kaasprofessor or dotsent in Estonian), research professor or senior research fellow or in an equivalent position in foreign countries.
  • Previous teaching experience at least at the first two levels of higher education, incl. effective supervision of master’s and doctoral students.
  • International-level research in the specialisation and ongoing active engagement in research.
  • Success in applying for research funding.
  • Experience in team or project management.
Required language skills
Estonian - very good in speaking and writing, English - adequate language skills for professional communication.

Starting at
Remuneration based on UT Salary Rules.
Additional info
Head of Institute of Clinical Medicine Professor Pille Taba, pille.taba [ät], 731 8500.

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