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 TalTech is part of an Estonian ecosystem of cybersecurity and maritime actors. To unite Estonia’s capabilities in a focused and integrated manner, TalTech will recruit an outstanding researcher and research coordinator to be the ERA Chair holder (together with a team of experienced researchers) who will head a new, multidisciplinary Centre for Maritime Cyber Security at TalTech.

The ERA Chair holder will work closely together with the teams of School of Information Technologies and Estonian Maritime Academy and strengthen existing as well as establish new collaboration agreements with the industry.

The application deadline is January 31, 2021, but we are planning to postpone it for two weeks. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain an internationally recognized research in the area of maritime cybersecurity, fostering the research excellence in three research sub-topics: marine communication; human aspects of cybersecurity; cybersecurity aspects of maritime technology.

ERA Chair position in Maritime Cybersecurity is part of H2020 Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation H2020-WIDESPREAD-2018-2020-6 and has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 952360.

In case of additional questions, please contact Professor Olaf Manuel Maennel, Department of Software Sciences ( or Dan Heering (Early Stage Researcher), TalTech Estonian Maritime Academy (

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