Umeå University, Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Position ID: 2216-SL [#13517]
Position Title: Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: UmeåVälj... 90654, Sweden [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, several fields.
Application Deadline: 2019/02/27 finished (2019/01/16, finished 2019/09/01, listed until 2019/02/28)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics invites applications for a position as Senior Lecturer in Mathematics. Last application date is 2019/02/27.

The department conducts strong research and education in several complementary fields. We conduct research in Computational Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics, Mathematical Modelling and Analysis, as well as Mathematical Statistics. Our teaching activities encompass all levels and include Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics and Computational Science. We are responsible for a successful civic engineering program in Industrial Economics that year after years attracts many students. We also run, in collaboration with neighboring departments, two cross-disciplinary research environments, Icelab ( and UMIT Research Lab (

With this recruitment, we aim to reinforce our teaching and research in mathematics. We particularly seek applicants who do research in Computational Mathematics, but everyone who do research that connect to the department’s research activities are welcome to apply.

The applicant is expected to carry out research in Mathematics that connect to the department’s research activities in Computational Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics or Mathematical Modelling and Analysis. The applicant is also expected to participate in our educational activities in the area, which includes teaching and pedagogical development work at both undergraduate and graduate level, as well as supervision and examination of student theses. Supervision of PhD students and postdocs may also be part of the employment. The applicant is expected to participate in departmental activities in a broad sense.

For the first three years, the employment comes with research time corresponding to 50 % of full time. After these three years, there is the possibility to apply in competition for up to 75 % research time from the faculty. At the department, there is also the possibility to apply for co-funding of PhD-student positions.

The salary for a senior lecturer is typically 547200-636000 SEK per year. The position comes with retirement benefits. In addition, Sweden has an excellent welfare system that includes generous paid parental leave (480 days / child), steeply subsidized day care, steeply subsidized health care, etc.

The position is full time from autumn 2019 or upon to agreement.

See the webpage for more details and instructions on how to apply. Welcome with your application!

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Contact: Åke Brännström, +46907867862
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Mathematics and Mathematical Statistic
Umea University
901 03 Umea
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