Three PhD positions in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics
Sort on published: 2017-02-15
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.5 billion.
The Department of Mathematics conducts research and provides education at undergraduate to graduate level in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics. The number of employees is 120, of which approximately 30 are doctoral students.
Duties: The duties of a PhD student are primarily directed at his/her own research education, which lasts four years. The work may also involve, to a limited extent (maximum 20%) other departmental duties, mainly related to teaching undergraduate courses – in which case the position may be extended to maximum five years.
Requirements: In order to be employed as doctoral student, the candidate has to be admitted to the research education program, and for this, his/her potential ability to pursue the program is decisive. The applicant should have a master degree or equivalent which includes a bachelor degree or equivalent in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics or at least in all likelihood obtain such a degree no later than September 1, 2017. The candidate should have a good command of spoken and written English.
Application procedure: A complete application should include a short and concise description of research interests, previous experiences and future expectations, Curriculum Vitae, copies of diplomas and certificates of grades, a copy of master´s degree dissertation (or a preliminary outline thereof) and contact details of up to three referees. We do not want any letters of recommendation. Apply for the position at Uppsala university´s recruitment system by clicking the 'Log in and Apply' button.
The rules governing the process of enrollment as a PhD student can be found (in Swedish) in Högskoleförordningen 5 kap §§1-7, and in the rules and guidelines of Uppsala University, http://regler.uu.se and http://www.teknat.uu.se/?languageId=1.
Uppsala University aims for gender balance and diversity in all activities in order to achieve a higher quality at all levels of the organization. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.
Pay: According to local collective agreement (Lokalt kollektivavtal för doktorander och amanuenser).
Starting: September 1, 2017 or according to agreement.
Type of employment: Temporary position, full-time.
For further information about the position please contact:
Professor Volodymyr Mazorchuk, phone +46 18 471 3284, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Andreas Strömbergsson, phone +46 18 471 3221, e-mail email@example.com
Professor Erik Ekström, phone +46 18 471 3834, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
You are welcome to submit your application no later than March 31, 2017, UFV-PA 2017/470.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Mathematics
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 3
Working hours: 100 %
County: Uppsala län
Stefan Djurström, Seko
Marie Ols, TCO/ST 018-471 2459
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/470
Last application date: 2017-03-31