Visiting Lecturer

ITMO University is looking for Visiting Lecturers to deliver specific expertise on a chosen subject matter, to teach workshops and/or innovative courses designed by the candidate. International professors can expect a student-oriented learning environment with an emphasis on real-world, global experience.

Contract Period: two-week courses (on special occasions: less than two weeks).

Please note: Courses must be delivered exclusively in English. 


  • PhD holders; for holders of Russian PhD: minimum 3 years of international experience in world's leading universities

  • Without prior employment/collaboration history at ITMO University

  • Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position (or similar) at one of the world's leading universities preferable

  • Original course-related books preferable

  • Recognized online courses preferable

  • H-index from 10 preferable

  • COVID-19 vaccination is required

Expected Results (KPIs)

  • Min 3 ECTS (108 academic hours) course exclusively in English: theory and/or practice


  • Visa expenses, travel expenses (economy class), accommodation expenses (standard, 4 stars) for the period of classes in St. Petersburg. 


  • 170 000 RUB salary for the course* (before taxes, equivalent approx. to 2 331 USD)*

IMPORTANT. Please note that the purchase of accommodation and travel is made directly by ITMO University only. Reimbursement is available only for visa expenses.

No reimbursement is available for travel and accommodation expenses. 

* According to USD to Russian Ruble average exchange rate in March 2020. Gross. Subject to income tax - 13% or 30% depending on the status in Russia.
** We cover all of the above-mentioned expenses but not more than 170 000 RUB (approx. 2 331 USD) for the course

How to Apply

You may find the step-by-step instruction in the "Application" section. 

Applications are processed according to the deadlines. Please check “Dates and results” for the relevant information.

We expect successful candidates to start their work at ITMO University within 6 months after the winners are announced.