CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent, full time (40 working hours per week) 

The University of Tartu (UT) was founded in 1632. It is a member of the
Coimbra Group. UT belongs to the top 3% of world's best universities
( [1]). It has about 14500
students ( [2]). The School of Economics
and Business Administration has about 1300 students (including about 70
doctoral students) and 80 staff members
( [3]). In Fall 2019, the School
will move to the new IT House together with the Entrepreneurship Centre,
the Institute of Computer Science and the Institute of Mathematics and

The School of Economics and Business Administration seeks applicants for
a position of an Associate Professor in Innovation Management and
International Business preferably BEGINNING ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 with
the following RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 	* conduct and publish internationally excellent research on innovation
management, international business and related themes alone and/or with
colleagues from the university and/or other scholars
 	* teach core and elective courses in innovation management and
international business to BA, MBA and PhD students
 	* supervise MBA and Ph.D. students specialized in innovation
management and/or international business research
 	* apply for local and international research grants
 	* lead or act as a principal investigator in local and international
grant projects
 	* represent the university at local, regional, national and
international level: participate at conferences, in international
organizations, professional bodies etc.




 	* PhD in innovation or international business or a close field
 	* sufficient knowledge in innovation management and/or international
business to teach and conduct high quality research
 	* proven publication record in internationally acknowledged journals
 	* a good track record in teaching
 	* excellent communication, presentation and co-operation skills
 	* established record of supervision of research students
 	* ability to identify new collaboration opportunities
 	* ability to teach and write scientific articles fluently in English
(the applicant is not required to study Estonian - all teaching will be
in English)



 	* ability and readiness to interact with local businesses and
 	* experience in developing and delivering new courses
 	* excellent management and leadership skills
 	* fluency in applying quantitative and/or qualitative research methods
 	* experience in international research and/or teaching co-operation
 	* demonstrable potential to attract research funding

Priority is given to a candidate with combined capabilities in
innovation management and international business, but candidates
specialized in one of these fields will be also seriously considered. 

The salary will be higher than the minimum of the UT salary scale:
approximately around 20 000 (net) per annum. The deadline for submitting
applications is MAY 2ND 2016, but candidates are strongly encouraged to
submit as soon as possible. To apply for this role, please see the
detailed information about the application procedure, personnel
regulations and documents of the University of Tartu at

To find out more about the position, please contact Prof Urmas Varblane,
Head of the Chair of International Business and Innovation,
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