Postdoctoral Position in Mathematics / Applied Mathematics
Uppsala University Department of Mathematics
Sweden

Postdoctoral Position in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics: Partial Differential Equations and Deep Learning

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 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

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.

Duties: Conduct research in mathematics and/or applied mathematics. Teaching and administration can be included, no more than 20 percent. 

Requirements: To qualify for an employment as a postdoctor you must have a PhD degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in mathematics or applied mathematics. The PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application deadline. The three year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc.

Documented ability to conduct excellent research in mathematics or applied mathematics.  Special importance will be given to scientific skills and in particular to skills within the area of partial differential equations. A genuine interest in deep learning is an advantage.

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

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: 1 September 2020 or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position according to central collective agreement.

Scope of employment: 100 %

For further information about the position please contact: Professor Kaj Nyström, e-mail kaj.nystrom@math.uu.se, phone +46 (0)18-4713285.

Please submit your application by 31 July 2020, UFV-PA 2020/1922.

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.

Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.

Submit your application through Uppsala University´s recruitment system.

Placement: Department of Mathematics

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

Pay: Fixed salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben seko@uadm.uu.se
ST/TCO tco@fackorg.uu.se
Saco-rådet saco@uadm.uu.se

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2020/1922

Last application date: 2020-07-31


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