Research Specialist in Mathematics/Mathematical Physics

Applications are invited for the post of Research Specialist in the Mathematics division of the Science Institute of the University of Iceland. The appointee is expected to conduct research in Mathematics or Mathematical Physics.  Teaching is supposed to be a part of the duties of the Research Specialist and is estimated to be 15% of the total workload. The appointment is temporary for two years from the 1st of September 2020, or otherwise according to agreement, with a possibility of an extension of one year.

The appointee must have completed his or hers doctorate in Mathematics/Mathematical Physics at the commencement of the appointment. It is desirable that no more than five years have elapsed from the appointee’s completion of a doctorate to the commencement of the appointment.

The equal opportunities policy of the University of Iceland applies to all appointments.

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Enquiries can be sent to Professor Gunnar Stefansson,

Job location: 
Science Institute
University of Iceland
101 Reykjavik
Contact and application information
Monday, January 20, 2020
Contact name: 
Gunnar Stefansson
Contact email: