Associate Professor in Mathematics

Stockholm University | Stockholm

Classification: Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Stockholm University has with its long tradition of excellent research a prominent place in Scandinavian mathematics. The department consists of three divisions: Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics and Computational Mathematics. The research at the Division of Mathematics ranges over many different areas of mathematics, from algebra, geometry and analysis to mathematical logic. Subject description Mathematics Main responsibilities Research, teaching and supervision. Qualification requirements In order to qualify for the position 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, 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 equal qualifications, the following criteria will be used to distinguish between candidates: Preconditions for research collaborations within 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 Swedish “universitetslektor”; tenured position approximately equivalent to Senior Lecturer (UK) or Associate Professor (US). Proficiency in Swedish is not a requirement at the time of appointment, but the candidate should be able to carry out teaching and administrative duties that require good command of Swedish within two years of employment. Female applicants are particularly welcome, as most associate professors at the department are men. The employment includes the possibility to apply for additional financial resources from KAW. Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all. Contact Further information about the position can be obtained from the Deputy Head of the Department, docent Jonas Bergström, telephone: +46 8 16 45 63, For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Mikael Stenberg, telephone: +46 8 16 20 86, Union representatives Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64,, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/OFR), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89,, and (SEKO). Application Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. 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: How to apply for a position. You are welcome to apply! Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.

Last updated: 19 April 2023

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