Up to three postdoctoral positions in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics
Sort on published: 2018-10-26
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 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 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, including 30 PhD students. The Department has three research programs: analysis and probability, algebra and geometry, applied mathematics and statistics.
Duties: Conduct research in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics. Teaching and administration can be included, no more than 20 percent.
Requirements: PhD exam in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics. To be eligible for a position as postdoctoral researcher the applicant's PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application date; however, for example periods of sick leave or parental leave are deducted from the three-year period. Ability to teach in Swedish or English is a requirement as well as proficiency in spoken and written English.
Personal circumstances that may be of positive relevance in merit evaluation, for example parental leave, should be mentioned in the list of qualifications (CV).
Ranking criteria: In ranking eligible candidates, special importance will be given to scientific skills. In filling these positions the university aims to recruit the persons who, in the combined evaluation of competence, skills and documented qualifications, are judged most suitable to carry out and develop the work-in-hand and to contribute to a positive development of the department.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
How to apply: The application should include a short description of research interests and relevant skills, CV, list of publications, copies of diploma with marks, and other relevant information, including the contact details of up to three referees is commendable. We do not want any letters of recommendation.
Salary: Individually negotiated salary.
Starting date: 2019-09-01 or according to agreement.
Type of position: Temporary position for two years, full-time.
For further information about the position please contact Head of Department Warwick Tucker, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone +46 (0)18 4713318.
Please submit your application by 15 December 2018, UFV-PA 2018/3603.
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Placement: Department of Mathematics
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 3
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/3603
Last application date: 2018-12-15