Three Phd student positions in mathematics, mathematical statistics or applied mathematics
Sort on published: 2016-02-03
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 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.5 billion.
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 120, of which approximately 30 are doctoral students.
Duties: The duties of a PhD student are primarily directed at his/her own research education, which lasts four years. The work may also involve, to a limited extent (maximum 20%) other departmental duties, mainly related to teaching undergraduate courses – in which case the position may be extended to maximum five years.
Requirements: In order to be employed as doctoral student, the candidate has to be admitted to the research education program, and for this, his/her potential ability to pursue the program is decisive. The applicant should have a master degree or equivalent which includes a bachelor degree or equivalent in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics or at least in all likelihood obtain such a degree no later than September 1, 2016. The candidate should have a good command of spoken and written English.
Application procedure: A complete application should include a short and concise description of research interests, previous experiences and future expectations, Curriculum Vitae, copies of diplomas and certificates of grades, a copy of master´s degree dissertation (or a preliminary outline thereof) and contact details of up to three referees. We do not want any letters of recommendation. Apply for the position at Uppsala university´s recruitment system by clicking the 'Log in and Apply' button.
The rules governing the process of enrollment as a PhD student can be found (in Swedish) in Högskoleförordningen 5 kap §§1-7, and in the rules and guidelines of Uppsala University, http://regler.uu.se and http://www.teknat.uu.se/?languageId=1.
Uppsala University strives to promote gender equality through gender diversity. Most employees in this category are men why we would like to see female applicants for the position.
Pay: According to local collective agreements (Lokalt kollektivavtal för doktorander och amanuenser).
Starting: 2016-09-01 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position.
Working hours: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact:
Professor Volodymyr Mazorchuk, phone +46 18 4713284, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Andreas Strömbergsson, phone +46 18 4713221, e-mail email@example.com.
You are welcome to submit your application no later than 2016-03-31, UFV-PA 2016/163.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Mathematics
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 3
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST
Stefan Djurström, Seko 018-471 3315
Anna Hultén, Saco 018-471 3971
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2016/163
Last application date: 2016-03-31