Senior Research Fellow of Translational Medicine
University of Tartu Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine

Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine


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.

See also job description.
Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
See also requirements for teaching and research staff.

Required experience
  • 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. The candidate’s English skills must be sufficient for communication in his or her speciality.

Starting at


Remuneration based on UT salary rules.
See also UT salary rules.

Additional info
Prof Eero Vasar, 737 4331, eero.vasar [ät]
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