TENURED PROFESSOR OF MARKETING (tenured or tenure track)

Number of vacancies


Deadline for applying


Job location

Akadeemia tee 3

Work time

Full time work

Work assignments

The Department of Business Administration invites applications for a professor position in Marketing.

We seek a talented and highly motivated individual with a high-level academic expertise and track record in research on marketing. The objective of the professorship is to lead and carry out the study, scientific and development processes in the field of marketing including leading a research group. More precisely, we look for a candidate who actively contributes to one or more following areas: customer engagement, consumer behaviour, marketing analytics, service design, business-to-business or digital marketing or other relevant topic in the context of today’s economy. In alignment with the general aspirations of TalTech, the professor is expected to put some focus on digitalization and green transformation.

The position may be filled as tenure track or tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor, depending on the candidate’s merits and career stage. The appointee will be required to conduct and lead research in the field of marketing as well as related fields, collaborate with other research teams both nationally and internationally, stimulate research activities at TalTech, and apply for research grant funding from national and international sources. The suitable candidate would continuously work on the expansion of national and international networks involving both academics and practitioners. The candidate is also expected to supervise BSc, MSc and PhD students and mentor early stage researchers.

The Department offers

  • A dynamic and international work environment;
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development;
  • A wide network for multidisciplinary cooperation; 
  • Resources for conducting research;
  • Access to relevant infrastructure;
  • Competitive salary depending on the candidate’s qualification and performance.

For more detailed information on the position, please contact Merli Reidolf, Acting Head of the Department of Business Administration merli.reidolf@taltech.ee.


PhD (or an equivalent) degree in the relevant field

Work experience

  • Postdoctoral or other international work experience in areas related to the position;
  • Strong publication record that proves the ability for high quality and relevant research in the area of marketing and related fields; 
  • Track record in attracting collaboration projects and competition-based funding;
  • Experience in teaching and supervising at all levels (BSc, MSc and PhD level; executive trainings), incl. successful supervision of one or more doctoral theses;
  • Participation in relevant international networks;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as well as in teams; 
  • Experience in research leadership and coordination of research activities;
  • Business experience is preferred.

Language skills

Fluent written and oral communication skills in English

The documents required for applying

To apply for this job please send the following documents in English by the 20th of June 2023 (the application deadline) at the latest by using the application link “Apply Now”:

  • a motivation letter; 
  • documents proving that the candidate holds the required academic degree (PhD or an equivalent qualification) for the position applied; 
  • a CV, including a list of publications;
  • an academic portfolio, including a motivated self-evaluation regarding compliance with the requirements for the tenured professor position set out in the Academic Career Management Regulation, Annex 3 “Academic Evaluation Matrix” (shall be submitted by a university staff member) or a free format evaluation of the academic activity undertaken so far and the competencies required for work (shall be submitted by an external candidate); 
  • a vision or an action plan for the future position (the maximum total length 1500 words); 
  • other documents considered important by the candidate.

Regarding further information on the application documents and recruitment process please contact TalTech HR konkurss@taltech.ee.

Additional information

Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) is an international scientific community with approximately 9,000 students and 2,000 employees, one of the largest universities in Estonia that is the leading EU country in digitalization. The strengths of the university are wide multidisciplinary study/research interests, modern research and study environment as well as strong collaboration with international educational and research institutions. TalTech is aiming to be an organization leading the way to a sustainable digital future.

The research carried out at the Department of Business Administration in the School of Business and Governance in TalTech deals with various aspects of business – entrepreneurship, sustainability, knowledge and technology transfer, operations management, strategic management, marketing, supply chain management, accounting and performance management. The School has over 200 employees. 

Company/organization offers

TalTech has a green and one of the most compact university campuses in Europe that includes the Tehnopol Tallinn Science Park. Low hierarchy, academic freedom and a balanced work and family life are valued at TalTech. The university provides individual development and training opportunities, material and non-material tokens of acknowledgement, sporting opportunities at TalTech Sports Club and all-staff activities.

TalTech as an employer brings together representatives from a wide range of disciplines - engineers and economists, business and biotechnology, and data scientists - with a common mission to develop Estonian higher education and research. Keywords that characterize TalTech today are rapid development, interdisciplinarity, and internationalization. The university has an international working environment and the working languages are English and Estonian.

  • Contract period: 01.02.2024
  • Workload: 1
Apply Now
  • Company/Organization

    Ärikorralduse instituut

  • Email


  • Contact person

    Merli Reidolf

  • Web page


  • Address

    Estonia, Harjumaa, Tallinn

    Akadeemia tee 3