Deadline: 2015-04-30
Level Of Study: PhD

Three Postdoctoral positions at Department of Mathematics



Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication makes Uppsala University one of Swedens most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 41.000 students, 6,500 employees and a turnover of SEK 5,900 million.


From September 1st, 2015 or according to agreement. 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: 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 September 1st, 2015.

Qualifications required: 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. Ability to teach in Swedish or English is a requirement as well as proficiency in spoken and written English.

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.

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The university is striving for a more even gender balance in its research and teaching staff, and women are especially encouraged to apply for these positions. 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 Director of studies Volodymyr Mazorchuk, +46 18 471 3284, volodymyr.mazorchuk@math.uu.se or Head of Department Warwick Tucker, +46 18 471 3318, e-mail warwick.tucker@math.uu.se.

You are welcome to submit your application no later than April 30, 2015. Use the link below to access the application form.

Three Postdoctoral positions


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Placement: Department of Mathematics

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Pay: fixed monthly salary.

Number of positions: 3

Working hours: 100%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala lan

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Carin Soderhall, TCO/ST 018-471 1997 1
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485 1
Stefan Djurstrom, Seko 018-471 3315 1

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2015/571

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