Sweden : PhD student position in Mathematics at Uppsala University

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Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of the 100 best universities in the world and one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 6,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 5,500 million.
from April 1, 2014.
The department conducts research and provides education at undergraduate to graduate level in mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematical statistics. The number of employees is 100, 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. The research conducted will primarily belong to ergodic theory, spectral theory, graph theory or number theory.

Required qualifications: In order to be employed as doctoral student, the candidate needs to be admitted to the PhD program, and for this, his/her potential ability to pursue the program is decisive. The applicant should have a master´s degree in mathematics or equivalent. The candidate should have a good command of spoken and written English.

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/en/?languageId=1.

Salary according to local guidelines.

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).

Uppsala University is striving to achieve a more equal gender balance and female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

For further information: about the position, please contact Anders Karlsson, anders.karlsson@math.uu.se.
– See more at: http://www.uu.se/en/jobs/jobs-detail-page/?positionId=30001#sthash.ALUNlXUK.dpuf

Further Information

Application Deadline : 31 January 2014

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