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Open Position - Full Professorship in Dependable Embedded Systems

The Faculty of Information Technology, Department of Computer Engineering invites applications of outstanding scientists for:

Full professorship in Dependable Embedded Systems

Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to: embedded digital systems, dependability, reliability, fault tolerance, architectures and platforms, embedded software, system-level design issues, modelling, analysis and synthesis. Ideally, the candidate's research would connect with and complement the TUT’s research in related areas. The research will be carried out within the Centre for Integrated Electronic Systems and Biomedical Engineering

Duties: General responsibility for research and research education, teaching and supervision at postgraduate level and teaching at advanced and basic levels.  Research in the holder's chosen field. Supplying information about research and development in the research field. Planning research projects. Participation in leadership and administrative roles involving responsibility for budget and personnel may be relevant.  Demonstrated ability to attract external grants will be expected.  Previous experience gained from research in industry or the public sector will be particularly relevant. The applicant must have the teaching proficiency required for the position and in addition, unless there are special reasons, formal pedagogical training relevant for the tasks associated with this position.   The applicant should be able to demonstrate good leadership capability and high capability of cooperation.  Innovation abilities are appreciated. Attention will also be given to applicants’ ability to: co-operate, develop and supervise activities and staff, interact with the surrounding community and to inform the public about research and developmental work.

An overview of the department's existing research projects can be found here:

Application procedure:
The application shall be written in English and include the following items:
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Description of the applicant's research and pedagogical qualifications, as well as other qualifications
  • Complete list of publications
  • Two reference persons who can be contacted (describe association with them and give their contact addresses)
  • Copies of the applicant's best scientific publications (not more than 10)
  • Copies of a maximum of 10 other publications (such as pedagogy, and popular science) in support of pedagogical and other merits
  • Plans for future work, both scientific and educational, if appointed
  • Any other relevant documents
Applications should be sent by September 30, 2009 to: Tallinn University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Raja 15, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia. Attn.: Gert Jervan.

More information: 

Gert Jervan
Phone: +372 620 2261