Teaching Assistant in Pedagogy and Psychology
University of Tartu

Narva College


Duties and responsibilities
Assistants are members of the teaching staff who teach at the first two levels of higher education at the university.

  • Teaching at the first two levels of higher education, using modern teaching methods and educational technology.
  • In the case of adequate experience, an assistant may be assigned the task of supervising students at the first and second level of higher education.
  • Teaching development.
  • Activities related to the administration and development of teaching.
  • Professional development, incl. to enhance teaching and supervising skills.
  • Participation in RDC activities of the structural unit under the supervision of a professor, associate professor, research professor or senior research fellow.
  • Research in five years at least in the volume equivalent to that of 1/3 of a doctoral thesis.
  • Development of skills necessary for RDC activities, and professional development.
  • Popularisation of the specialisation.
See also job description.

Required qualifications
Master's degree or an equivalent qualification.
See also requirements for teaching and research staff.

Required experience
  • Ability to teach at the first two levels of higher education.
  • Knowledge of modern study aids, learning environments, learning methods and their development opportunities.
  • Ability to participate in RDC activities.
Required language skills
Teaching requires Estonian language proficiency at least at C1 level and foreign language skills for research work.

Starting at


The salary conditions are contracted in the employment contract proceeding from the salary arrangements of the University of Tartu.

See also UT salary rules.

Additional info
Mai-Liis Palginõmm, õppedirektor, Mai-Liis.Palginomm [ät] ut.ee, +372 740 1903.
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