Postdoc Positions in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Statistics (Sweden) Deadline: April 30, 2019

Uppsala University

Application Deadline

April 30, 2019

Program Commencement

September 01, 2019

Duration of the Program

2 Years

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Program Details

Uppsala University is the Nordic region’s oldest university – founded in 1477 – and is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. The University’s nearly 5,000 researchers and teachers conduct world-leading research and offer a seemingly endless number of courses. A comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing, Uppsala University’s mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society.

The Department of Mathematics conducts research and provides education at undergraduate to graduate level in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics. The number of employees is 120, including 30 PhD students. The Department has three research programs: analysis and probability, algebra and geometry, applied mathematics and statistics.

The selected candidate will conduct research in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics. Teaching and administration can be included, no more than 20 percent. The applicant’s research should harmonize well with the department’s ongoing research projects.

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Eligibility/ Requirements

PhD exam in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics. 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.

Documented ability to excellent research in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics will be added advantages. Ability to teach in Swedish or English as well as proficiency in spoken and written English are requirements.

Application Process

Apply online here.

The application (Ref. no.  UFV-PA 2019/419) should include

  • a short description of research interests and relevant skills
  • CV
  • list of publications
  • copies of diploma with marks
  • the contact details of up to three referees
  • any other relevant information

 Please indicate which current researcher/research group you would like to work with.

For further information about the position please contact:

Professor Tobias Ekholm,, phone +46 (0)18-4716399 (Algebra and geometry)

Professor Erik Ekström,, phone +46 (0)18-4713834 (Applied mathematics and statistics)

Professor Kaj Nyström,, phone +46 (0)18-4713285 (Analysis and probability)

Professor Warwick Tucker,, phone +46 (0)18-4713318 (Head of Department)

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