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Professorship in Robot Welding

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Tallinn University of Technology
(TUT) announces the competition for the following professorial position supported by EU within
Activity 2 of the Doctoral Studies and Internationalisation Programme DoRa:

Professor of Robot Welding at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, TUT

Period: 01/09/2011-31/08/2014

Deadline for applications:  May
31th, 2011

Job Description:
A professor is a leading teaching staff member in the
respective area and an internationally recognized scientist whose principal
task shall be organizing the teaching of their subjects, directing research and
development activities as well as ensuring academic staff renewal. In
principle, a professor’s teaching and organizational performance shall be
evaluated through the results obtained in doctoral (PhD) and master’s studies,
that also being an essential component providing evidence of scientific
competence. All the work will be done under internationalization programme

Requirements for the candidate:

General responsibility for research and research education, teaching and
supervision at graduate and postgraduate level and teaching at advanced and
basic level. Participation in leadership and administrative roles of laboratory
projects involving responsibility for budgets 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 should be able to demonstrate good
leadership skills and high capability of cooperation.
High level
expertise on the use of Engineering Design methods in mechanical engineering,
practical and theoretical knowledge of welding research methods, including
respective modeling and simulation techniques, including CAE methods.

The following documents are

application letter in the name
of the Rector of the University;

curriculum vitae together with
the publications list (recommended ETIS form, if the applicant isn't user of
ETIS, then send an e-mail to
with your name and date of birth and to the subject line creating user account
for applying to TUT);

copies of the documents proving
the scientific degrees obtained;

as well as other documents
considered to be important by the applicant.

Documents should be
received by the Personnel Department, Tallinn University of Technology,
Ehitajate tee 5, 19086 Tallinn, on application deadline:;

Tel. +372 620 2061; Ehitajate tee 5, Tallinn 19086, Estonia

For further information regarding the candidate
selection process please contact:

TUT Faculty of Mechanical Engineering: Dean Tauno Otto (; Tel. +372 51 42 460; Ehitajate tee 5, Tallinn 19086, Estonia


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