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University of Tartu, Estonia: Associate Professor of Data Mining


We are looking for candidates with a solid research track record in the fields of data mining and/or machine learning including publications in top venues, and a record of excellence in teaching and student supervision. Apply by Dec 2.



University of Tartu At: University of Tartu
Location: Estonia
Web: www.cs.ut.ee/en


The Institute of Computer Science of University of Tartu invites applications for a full-time permanent position of Associate Professor of Data Mining.

We are looking for candidates with a solid research track record in the fields of data mining and/or machine learning including publications in top venues, and a record of excellence in teaching and student supervision.

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 QS World University rankings and THE ranking. University of Tartu's Institute of Computer Science hosts 600+ Bachelors and Masters students and around 50 doctoral students.

The institute is home to internationally recognized research groups in the fields of software engineering, distributed, mobile and cloud computing, bioinformatics and computational neuroscience, cryptography, programming languages and systems, and language technology.

The institute delivers Bachelors, Masters and PhD programs in Computer Science, as well as joint specialized Masters programs in software engineering, cyber-security and security and mobile computing, in cooperation with other leading universities in Estonia and Scandinavia. 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 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 (about 200 academic hours per year) and teaching coordination.

The appointment will be permanent. Gross monthly salary will be 2500-3000 euros depending on experience and qualification. 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.

_Contact_:
The deadline for applications is 2 December 2015.

The application procedure is outlined in
the official advertisement at the University website

Enquiries can be directed to the Head of Institute, Jaak Vilo (firstname dot lastname aat ut.ee)

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