Working in UT
Estonian universities are autonomous and thus are entitled to regulate their internal work procedures, employment conditions and other issues based on the decisions of the council.
UT has its own regulations concerning employment conditions for researchers and academic staff. The salary level and other conditions of employment are established in an employment contract, based on the rules of the university and on the Employment Contracts Act. The salary rules vary for professors, docents (assistant professors), specialists and other academic positions, and the rules are reviewed on a regular basis. You can find more information from the personnel regulations and documents of the University of Tartu (UT).
In matters regarding the employment at the University of Tartu you will be assisted depending on a subject by faculty/institute or personnel office.
Faculty/department gives advice on:
• Employment and contract details e.g. dates and salary
Human Resources Office consults in matters of:
• Contract formalization – signing the contract
• Advice on social security and taxes
• Supporting professional development .
Check the current job vacancies.