Up to three postdoctoral positions in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics
Sort on published: 2019-02-25
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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.
Documented ability to excellent research in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics. The applicant´s research should harmonize well with the department´s ongoing research projects http://math. uu.se/research/. 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).
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. Please indicate which current researcher/research group you would like to work with.
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.
Salary: Individually negotiated salary.
Starting date: 1 September 2019 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of position: Temporary position for two years, full-time (100%).
For further information about the position please contact:
Professor Tobias Ekholm, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone +46 (0)18-4716399 (Algebra and geometry)
Professor Erik Ekström, e-mail email@example.com, phone +46 (0)18-4713834 (Applied mathematics and statistics)
Professor Kaj Nyström, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone +46 (0)18-4713285 (Analysis and probability)
Professor Warwick Tucker, e-mail email@example.com, phone +46 (0)18-4713318 (Head of Department)
Please submit your application by 30 April 2019, UFV-PA 2019/419.
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Placement: Department of Mathematics
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Individually negotiated salary.
Number of positions: 3
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2019/419
Last application date: 2019-04-30
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