Uppsala universitet, Matematiska institutionen

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 44.000 students, 7.100 employees and a turnover of SEK 7 billion.

The Department of Mathematics conducts research and provides education at undergraduate to graduate level in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics. The Department has approximately 120 employees.

Duties: Conduct research within the project "Random Structures and Algorithms". The general arena is probability theory, especially combinatorial probability, random graphs, percolation theory, random networks, sequential analysis and sorting algorithms under uncertainty.

Teaching and administration can also be included, no more than 20 percent.

Requirements: PhD exam in mathematics or closely related subject that the employer considers relevant. 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. Proficiency in spoken and written English is required.

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: Individual salary.

Starting date: 2018-09-01 or according to agreement.

Type of position: Temporary position for two years, full-time.

For further information about the position please contact Professor Erik Ekström, e-mail erik.ekstrom@math.uu.se, phone +46(0)18 4713834, Professor Svante Janson, e-mail svante.janson@math.uu.se, phone +46(0)18 4713188, Ass senior lecturer Cecilia Holmgren, e-mail cecilia.holmgren@math.uu.se, phone +46(0)18 4713278.

Please submit your application by 30 April 2018, UFV-PA 2018/962

Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus. You are also welcome to contact International Faculty and Staff Services at ifss@uadm.uu.se.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2018-09-01
Salary Fixed salary
Number of positions 2
Working hours 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2018/962
Union representative
  • Ellena Papaioannou, Seko, 018-471 3315
  • Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST, 018-471 6251
  • Per Sundman, Saco-rådet, 018-471 1485
Published 26.Mar.2018
Last application date 30.Apr.2018 11:59 PM CET

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