Senior lecturer in Mathematics Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Mathematical Sciences Sweden

Senior lecturer in Mathematics


At the department of Mathematical Sciences there are many internationally successful researchers in a wide variety of research areas. The division Analysis and Probability Theory conducts research in areas such as harmonic analysis and partial differential equations, mathematical physics, probability and discrete mathematics and functional analysis. We invite applications for a senior lecture position at the division of Analysis and probability theory. 

Applications which are compatible with the research conducted within the two research groups Mathematical physics and Harmonic analysis and functional analysis at the division of Analysis and probaility theory will be considered. More information about these two research groups is available at


Major responsibilities

As senior lecturer you will be course responsible, which involves planning and performing teaching at all levels. You are also in particular expected to take part in the work of developing new teaching methodologies, for example through the application of new technologies. The position includes supervision of students' independent work, in paricular acting as an assistant or main supervisor for PhD students, depending on your current competence. There will also be a certain amount of departmental committee work. 

You are expected to conduct independent research and engage in activities for attracting external funding. All research and teaching staff at the Department are expected to take part in various outreach activities towards the civil society.

Position summary

Full-time permanent employment.


The successful candidate for this position should have a PhD degree in mathematics, or equivalent, as well as experience in teaching and coordinating mathematics courses at the undergraduate level. The latter should be well-documented and supported by personal references. It is an advantage if you have been successful in applying for research grants. 

It is important that you can create a good atmosphere in teaching situations, and take individual responsibility for an assigned task. You should be comfortable with handling course administration and mathematical software. 

Many of your duties will be carried out in conjunction with others, so you must be willing to listen and cooperate. 

Our teaching languages are Swedish and English. Fluency in English is expected. As most of our teaching is in Swedish, you should be able to teach in Swedish after a maximum of two years of employment. Chalmers offers courses in Swedish. 

Completed training in teaching and learning education, or equivalent knowledge, is strongly meritous.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Application procedure

The application should be marked with Ref 20180153 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Family name, Ref. number) including:
• CV,
• complete list of publications, (Divided into peer reviewed/non peer reviewed journal articles, conference contributions, etc).
• Two references that we can contact.


Personal letter:

• 1-3 pages where you introduce yourself present your qualifications and describe your future research plans.
• Previous research fields and main research results.
• Future goals and research focus. Are there any specific projects and research issues you are primarily interested in?


Other documents:

• Copies of your most relevant publications in full format (maximum of ten publications). It is a good idea to attach the files as a PDF or compress them into a Zip file.


Pedagogical qualifications: 
• Please use the specified format for the Pedagogical Portfolio when you compile your pedagogical qualifications.
• Certificates of courses completed in pedagogy for higher education (15 ECTS points, 10 Swedish credit points in the previous credit system), or other equivalent courses, or proven equivalent pedagogical expertise.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 3 June, 2018

For questions, please contact:
Professor Håkan Andreasson, Analysis and probability theory, +46-317725330

Professor Lyudmila Turowska, Analysis and probability theory, 0317725341

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