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Research Fellow in Soft Fruit

Research Fellow in Soft Fruit

Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia


Requirements for the candidate

A candidate for a research fellow must have a doctorate (PhD) or a corresponding academic degree in biology or in agriculture. The candidate, in addition to the requirements set out in the job description for teaching staff and research staff in the EMÜ, (4.8) is expected to have the knowledge, skills and experience to study horticultural experiments of fruits and berries. International research and publishing experience on the topic is required.



The main task of the researcher is research on less-known fruits and berries together with leading the project and participating in experiment of growing technologies of black currant, as well as the tasks performed by the scientific leader, including:

  • Participation in research projects;
  • Planning and conducting experiments, technical support (setting up and upgrading the equipment)  and data analysis;
  • Regular publishing in international peer-reviewed scientific journals or publishing equivalent scientific publications in collaboration with colleagues;
  • Instructing and supervising students;
  • Dissemination of information on his/her field of research in the Estonian society by the media and by public appearances.


Work Performance Indicators
Work is effectiveness is evaluated based on the tasks completed.


  • Ask for appropriate work conditions and facilities for the performance of their duties;
  • Participate in meetings where topics related to his/her work are discussed;
  • Apply for and to be elected on posts which are announced in the EMÜ on the basis of open competition for elected posts.

Contact person:
Piia Pääso,

Estonian University of Life Sciences, EE
Until filled

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