Senior lecturer/assistant professor in mathematics

Reference number SU 612-2828-10. Deadline for applications: January 15, 2011. *Swedish “universitetslektor”; approximately equivalent to Senior Lecturer (UK) or Associate Professor (US)

The Department consists of two divisions, mathematics and mathematical statistics. This employment are placed on the division for mathematics there 25 teachers/researchers and 15 doctorates are working.
Subject description: Mathematics.

Main tasks: Research, teaching and supervision.

Required qualifications: To qualify for employment as a university lecturer the applicant should have been awarded a PhD or have equivalent scientific competence, completed a course in university pedagogy of at least 7,5 credits or acquired similar knowledge** in another way, and demonstrated teaching proficiency.

The applicant must have the ability to collaborate as well as the competence and qualities needed to carry out the employment tasks successfully.

**Applicants who have not yet completed a course in university pedagogy can be offered a temporary position (1 year) in order to obtain such competence.

Assessment criteria: In the appointment process, equal and special weight will be given to scientific and teaching proficiency.

Additional information: Since most university lecturers at the department are men, applications from women are particularly welcome.

Most undergraduate teaching is in Swedish. If the candidate who is hired is not fluent in Swedish, he or she will be offered a possibility to learn the language during the first year of employment.

Guidelines for the application are given in the Template for the application for employment and for promotion to the rank of professor or senior lecturer at Stockholm University. The template can be downloaded from or be provided by the administrative coordinator. There the applicant will also find the Rules of Employment for the Hiring of Teachers and other relevant documents. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application follows the template and that it is submitted before the application deadline.

In order to apply for this position please use the Stockholm University web-based application form: web-based application

Information regarding the position can be provided by Torbjörn Tambour telephone +46-(0)8-16 4537, e-mail

Questions regarding application and appointment procedures will, upon request, be answered by faculty administrator Mikael Stenberg, telephone +46-(0)8-16 2086, e-mail:

Trade union representatives are Bo Ekengren (SACO), Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST), telephone +46-(0)8-16 2000 (switchboard)

Further information;
Stockholm University:
Templates and rules regarding employment:
Department of Mathematics:

You are welcome to submit your application, marked with the reference number SU 612-2828-10, no later than January 15, 2011. We would appreciate if your application is written in English since it will be reviewed by international experts, English being the working language.

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