Two Associate Professors in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Stockholm University has a rich history going back to Gösta Mittag-Leffler and Sonja Kovalevskij. During the last decade the department has almost doubled its number of students. The department is active in developing and modernising its education and both the Bachelor and Master programs got the highest ranking in the latest university evaluation. The department conducts high quality research and the last five years it has employed several young talented researchers. The department is now looking for two associate professors in mathematics.


Main responsibilities
Research, teaching and supervision.

Qualification requirements
In order to qualify for employment as associate professor, the applicant must have demonstrated good teaching skills and have a doctoral degree, or equivalent research expertise, of relevance to the subject area and the main responsibilities of the position.

All teaching positions at Stockholm University require the ability to collaborate and the general ability and suitability to perform one’s duties.

Assessment criteria
In the appointment process, equal and special attention will be given to research and teaching skills. The assessment of research skills will focus primarily on merits within the subject area of the position.

In the case of otherwise similar qualifications, the following criteria will be used to distinguish between candidates:
- ability to collaborate with researchers from the present research groups at the Department of Mathematics.

Teaching and learning in higher education
Completed training in teaching and learning in higher education, or equivalent knowledge, is an advantage. An applicant who has not completed at least 15 credits of teaching and learning in higher education and is not considered to have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge should undergo such training within the first two years of employment.

Additional information
The language of instruction in first-cycle courses and programmes is Swedish. If the successful candidate does not speak Swedish at the time of appointment, he/she is expected to acquire the necessary language skills during the first two years of employment.

Female applicants are particularly welcome, as most associate professors at the department are men. Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Professor Tom Britton, Head of Dept. of Mathematics, Stockholm University,telephone: +46 8 16 45 34, or the Head of the Division of Mathematics, Docent Jonas Bergström, .

For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Katarina Gustafsson, telephone: +46 8 16 22 92,

Union representatives
Anqi Lindblom-Ahlm (Saco-S) and Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST and Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 20 00 (operator), and (SEKO).

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system by going to the webpage
and clicking the "Apply" button. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

We would appreciate it if your application is written in English. Since it will be examined by international experts, English is the working language.

The University’s rules of employment and instructions for applicants are available at: Instructions – Applicants. The criteria for employment within the Faculty of Science are available at: Guidelines – Employment

You are welcome to apply!

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Job location: 
10405 Stockholm
Contact and application information
Monday, October 2, 2017
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