Research Fellow of Human Genomics

University of Tartu Institute of Genomics


Institute of Genomics


Duties and responsibilities
Research, development and creative activities, at least 70% of working time
  • Participation in RDC activities under the supervision of a professor or associate professor in human genome expression associated with human psychology and environmental factors.
  • Internationally recognised research in five years at least in the volume equivalent to that of two doctoral theses partly related to topics given above.
  • Development of skills necessary for RDC activities, and professional development.

Participation in the governance and institutional development of the university and social and public activities, up to 10% of working time

  • Participation in the work of the university’s decision-making bodies is recommended.
  • Popularisation of the specialisation.
Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
Required experience
Research, development and creative activities, at least 70% of working time
  • Ability to participate in organising RDC activities in the specialisation.
  • Internationally recognised professional research, the volume of which so far is equivalent to that of at least one doctoral thesis.
  • Statistical analysis with programs like SPSS, R, Rstudio, SQL, PostgreSQL.
  • Studies on crossectional and longitudinal models in human genetics.
Required language skills
Very good command of Estonian and English.

Starting at
Remuneration based on UT Salary Rules.
Additional info
Andres Metspalu, Research Professor of Institute of Genomics, Head of Estonian Genome Center, andres.metspalu [ät]

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