Senior Research Fellow: Translational Medicine 951 views

The Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine at University of Tartu is inviting applications for a Senior Research Fellow.

Duties and responsibilities
  • A senior research fellow directs a research theme or part thereof, a research project or research conducted under a research agreement.
  • During five years, a senior research fellow must carry out research at least in the volume equivalent to that of two doctoral theses.
  • The effectiveness of the work of senior research fellow is demonstrated amongst other things by their ability to secure research by additional funding.
  • The duties of a senior research fellow include the supervision of students, including doctoral students.
  • The primary responsibility of the senior research fellow is to plan and conduct preclinical studies.


  • PhD or an equivalent qualification.
  • Research experience at international level.
  • Ongoing active engagement in research: internationally recognised research in the last five years at least in the volume equivalent to that of one doctoral thesis.
  • The senior research fellow is expected to be successful in securing research grants and in performing the research required under those grants.
  • The applicant must have long-term work experience in planning and conducting preclinical studies.
  • Required language skills
  • Very good knowledge of Estonian in speech and writing.
  • English skills must be sufficient for communication in his or her specialty.


Application to be submitted to the UT Human Resources Office (email:; postal address: 18 Ülikooli St,Tartu 50090 ESTONIA) following documents:

a letter of application to the Rector,

  • CV
  • A list of research publications (if necessary, enclosing copies or offprints of more important publications),
  • A copy of a document (including its annexes) which shows the candidate to hold the required qualification (authorized translation into Estonian, English or Russian if the credential is not in one of these 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;
—————–Quick Overview————-
OrganizationUniversity of Tartu
Fellowship LevelTechnical position
Subject areasMedicine
Fellowship amountVaries
EligibilityOpen to all nationalities

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