Vacancy: Associate Professor of Information Systems

Deadline: 2 February 2017

The Institute of Computer Science of University of Tartu invites applications from outstanding academics for a full-time permanent position of Associate Professor of Information Systems.

Candidates are expected to have a solid research track record in the field of information systems including publications in top venues and significant research project experience, as well as a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and student supervision.

The duties of an associate professor at University of Tartu include research and implementation of research projects, student supervision, graduate and undergraduate teaching in English or Estonian (one course per semester) and teaching coordination.

The successful candidate will develop an independent research agenda within the software engineering and information systems research group at the Institute of Computer Science - The group conducts leading-edge research in the fields of business process management, process mining and software process analytics. In 2016, the group earned best or distinguished paper awards at three major information systems engineering conferences: CAiSE, BPM and ER, in addition to four other awards in the past five years.

University of Tartu is the leading higher education and research centre in Estonia, with more than 16000 students and 1800 academic staff. It is also the highest ranked university in the Baltic States according to both the Times Higher Education and the QS World University rankings. University of Tartu's Institute of Computer Science hosts 750 Bachelors and Masters students and 60 doctoral students.

The institute has a strong international orientation: over 40% of graduate students and a quarter of academic and research staff members are international. Graduate teaching in the institute is in English.

The appointment will be permanent with an initial salary of 3000 euros per month. Estonia applies a flat income tax of 20% on salaries and provides public health insurance for employees. Other benefits include 56 days of annual leave and a sabbatical semester per 5-years period of appointment. Relocation support will be provided if applicable. Besides access to EU funding instruments, Estonia has a merit-based national research funding system that enables high-performing scholars to create sustainable research groups.

The starting date for the position is 1 August 2017 (negotiable). The deadline for applications is 2 February 2017. The application procedures are available at: