Senior Research Fellow in Solid State Physics
University of Tartu Institute of Physics

Institute of Physics


Duties and responsibilities
  • Research in the field of time-resolved luminescence spectroscopy of solids, the study of energy relaxation processes and interactions between luminescent dopant ions and crystalline host materials.
  • Planning and conduction of experiments, analysis and publication of results, management of research projects, supervision of BSc, MSc and PhD students.
See also job description.

Required qualifications
PhD degree in physics or an equivalent qualification.
See also requirements for teaching and research staff.

Required experience
  • Experience in the field of time-resolved luminescence spectroscopy, energy relaxation, energy transfer to luminescence centres and mutual interaction of luminescence centres.
  • Experience in experimental work with synchrotron radiation sources, femtosecond lasers, electron beams and VUV setups.
  • Success in applying for research funding, project leading and international collaboration.
  • Research competence and continuing activity in the area of specification.
  • Efficient publishing of results, at least 20 papers of 1.1. category, cited in ISI Web of Knowledge in the last 5 years.

Required language skills
English skills must be sufficient for communication in his/her speciality. In the case of election of a non-Estonian speaking candidate, he/she will be offered opportunities for learning Estonian.

Starting at


Remuneration based on UT salary rules.
See also UT salary rules.

Additional info
Director of Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, dr. Toomas Plank, Toomas.Plank [ät]
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