Research position in nuclear data development
Sort on published: 2018-01-25
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 Physics and Astronomy at Uppsala University invites applications for one research position in nuclear data development. The candidate is expected to develop and implement advanced methods from the field of machine learning in large-scale nuclear data evaluation algorithms. The work will include the use of nuclear model codes, such as TALYS, and the handling of experimental databases. Supervision of undergraduate and PhD-student projects and teaching can be part of the working duties. The group collaborates with researchers in Europe and USA, and part of the placement may be done outside Uppsala.
Prerequisites: A Ph.D. degree in a relevant field. Well-documented research experience in nuclear data development. High confidence in programming and statistics. Proficiency in English.
Experience in methods from the field of machine learning, such as Gaussian Processes, in the realm of nuclear data development, is considered to be a strong advantage.
Employment Period: The period of employment is 1 year.
The application should be written in English and include:
- Letter of motivation, with a short description of your research interests, and why you feel you are a good match for the project (max two pages, ideally one).
- CV, including a description of relevant skills and experiences, as well as a full publication list.
- Copy of degree diploma, other official transcripts.
- Contact information for references, which can support your application if contacted. Include a short description of how these individuals are professionally related to you.
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. Sweden has a generous welfare system that includes paid parental leave, affordable daycare, and practically free medical care.
For further information about the position, please contact
Henrik Sjöstrand, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone +46 (0)18 471 3329.
Please submit your application by 25-02-2018, UFV-PA 2018/227.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Physics and Astronomy
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
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 2018/227
Last application date: 2018-02-25