Up to four PhD students in Scientific Computing
Sort on published: 2015-02-01
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 Division of Scientific Computing at Uppsala University, is a center for research and education in Scientific Computing. The research has a broad scope, ranging from mathematical analysis, development and analysis of numerical approximations, numerical linear algebra, software development and high-performance computing (HPC) to collaborative projects in computational science and engineering, and industrial applications. Application fields include fluid flow, electromagnetics, acoustics, geology, systems biology, quantum mechanics, financial mathematics, and genetics. The Division has an extensive international and national research network
The graduate education program in scientific computing has so far resulted in over 80 PhDs. Many of them have continued a career as leading researchers in Scientific Computing.
Examples of possible PhD student projects and further information is found at http://www.it.uu.se/research/scicomp/PhD-positions-2015
A PhD position in Scientific Computing requires a Master of Science in for example engineering physics or applied mathematics, or a corresponding degree in a field, relevant for the topic of the PhD thesis. Good communication skills in English are necessary. The position is for a maximum of five years and includes departmental duties at a level of at most 20% (typically teaching). The salary amounts currently to 26 200 SEK per month in the first year.
Applications should include a description of research interests and past experience, a CV, copies of exams, degrees and grades, a copy of Master thesis (or a draft thereof), relevant publications, and other relevant documents. Candidates are encouraged to provide contact information to reference persons. Candidates should indicate a preferred PhD student project(s) listed on the web page above. Applications may be submitted by candidates that have not fully completed the Master of Science degree (or equivalent), however all applicants should state the earliest feasible starting date of employment.
The department is striving to achieve gender balance. Therefore female candidates are particularly invited to apply.
For more information, see http://www.it.uu.se/ (the department) or contact: Prof. Gunilla Kreiss, firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to send your application, no later than 15th of March 2015. UFV-PA 2015/246. Use the link below to get to the application form.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Information Technology
Type of employment: Full time , PhD placement
Pay: fixed pay
Number of positions: 4
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Stefan Djurström, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2015/246
Last application date: 2015-03-15