Four Postdoctoral positions in mathematics or mathematical statistics

Uppsala University
Job Description: 

Four Postdoctoral positions in mathematics or mathematical statistics

at the Department of Mathematics

The department conducts research and provides education at graduate and undergraduate level in broad areas of mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematical statistics and mathematical logic. We also have an active research group in financial mathematics, and Uppsala's Centre for Interdisciplinary Mathematics is closely linked to the department. The number of employees is nearly 100, of which approximately 30 are doctoral students.

Duties: 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 2011-07-01.
Prerequisites: 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.
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.

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).

For further information about the position, please contact Professor Johan Tysk, phone +46 18 471 32 08 ( Union representatives are Anders Grundström, Saco, +46 18 471 5380, Carin Söderhäll, TCO / ST, +46 18 471 1996, and Stefan Djurström, Seko, +46 18 471 3315.

How to apply: The application should include the following documents: a Curriculum Vitae (CV) with a list of scientific publications, a transcript of the PhD degree, and name and email addresses for two reference persons.

You are welcome to submit your application no later than 31 May, 2011, UFV-PA 2011/416

Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
May 31 2011