Associate Professor in Materials Chemistry
University of Tartu Institute of Technology

Institute of Technology


Duties and responsibilities
Development of multifunctional materials for soft robotic applications.


  • internationally recognised research;
  • initiation and preparation of research projects and proposals, including national (Estonian Research Council, Archimedes) and by European Commission;
  • supervision of PhD students and students at other academic levels.
Required qualifications
PhD or an equivalent qualification.
Required experience
Competence in the following fields is necessary:
  • chemistry, material science;
  • incorporating of the mentioned competencies with other fields present in the research group (computational simulations, soft robotics, robotics) to carry out interdisciplinary research.

Additional competence in the following fields is desirable:

  • modern organic synthesis to develop materials;
  • analytical chemistry to characterize materials structure and properties;
  • previous research in the following fields: biomaterials, ionic liquids or conductive polymers.


  • strong publication record in international research journals;
  • experience in teaching and supervising students, including (co-)supervision of PhD students;
  • internationally recognised research at post-doctoral level;
  • previous successful track record in applying to scientific funding and conducting research projects (for example MSCA, TTP, NSF, or any other at the level).
Required language skills
Very good English and Estonian.

Starting at
Remuneration based on UT salary rules.
Additional info
Professor Alvo Aabloo, alvo.aabloo [ät]

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Physicaloxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions

University of Zurich Job Postings