Postdoctoral position in combinatorial probability, in particular random graphs
Sort on published: 2015-05-06
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From July 1st, 2015, for two years.
The Department of Mathematics conducts research and provides education at undergraduate to graduate level in mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematical statistics. The number of employees is 100, of which approximately 30 are PhD students.
Work description: Research in combinatorial probability, in particular random graphs in the research group of Professor Svante Janson. The work consists of at least 80 percent of research and no more than 20 percent teaching.
Recruitment Period: The period of employment is 2 years with the desired start date July 1st, 2015.
Qualifications required: Ph.D. degree in mathematics or a closely related subject. Special weight will be attached to documented ability to excellent research in random graphs and concentration inequalities. To be eligible for a position as postdoctoral researcher the applicant's Ph.D. 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. Proficiency in Swedish or/and English.
Ranking criteria: In ranking eligible candidates, special importance will be given to scientific skills in combinatorial probability, in particular random graphs. In filling the position the university aims to recruit the person who, in the combined evaluation of competence, skills and documented qualifications, is judged most suitable to carry out and develop the work-in-hand and to contribute to a positive development of the department.
The university is striving for a more even gender balance in its research and teaching staff, and women are especially encouraged to apply for this position. 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.
For further information about the position, please contact Professor Svante Janson, telephone +46 18 471 3188, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are welcome to submit your application no later than 25 May, 2015, UFV-PA 2015/1089.
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Placement: Department of Mathematics
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
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 2015/1089
Last application date: 2015-05-25