Research Fellow in Semiotics
University of Tartu Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics

Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics


Duties and responsibilities
1) Research, development and creative activities (RDC), at least 70% of working time
  • Participation in RDC activities in the field of the team grant „Semiotic fitting as a mechanism of biocultural diversity: instability and sustainability in novel environments“.
  • Internationally recognised research in the five years at least in the volume equivalent to that of 1.5 doctoral theses related to topics given above.
  • Development of skills necessary for RDC activities, and professional development.

2) Teaching and activities related to the administration and development of teaching, up to 20% of working time:

  • Teaching up to two courses per year in the field of sociosemiotics on the first and second study level, in Estonian and English; using modern teaching methods and educational technology, supervising primarily students of the first and second level of higher education.
  • Professional development to enhance teaching and supervising skills.

3) 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 and/or institute's decision-making bodies is recommended.
  •  Popularisation of the specialisation.
Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
Required experience
  • Demonstrated 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 (three articles in high-impact peer-reviewed journals).
  • Proven project application and management skills.
Required language skills
Estonian and English for teaching and for research.

Starting at
Remuneration based on UT Salary Rules.
Additional info
Timo Maran, Head of the Department of Semiotics, Professor, timo.maran [ät]

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