Umeå University, Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Position ID: 2216-MATHAI1 [#16023]
Position Title: Tenure track in nonconvex inference / statistical learning (with substantial recruitment package)
Position Location: Umea, Vasterbottens Lan 901 03, Sweden [map]
Application Deadline: 2020/09/13 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/06/25, finished 2021/03/20, listed until 2020/09/13)
Position Description:    

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The expansion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most exciting developments of the 21st century. The centre Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems, and Software Program (WASP; is launching a program to develop the mathematics of AI and strengthen Sweden's position in the field. This call is part of the WASP recruitment program and is intended to further develop the research environment within statistical learning at the Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, Umeå University, Sweden

The position is focused on research and comes with a substantial recruitment package including full funding of one PhD student and two postdocs, as well as discretionary funds related to the project at a level of 60 kSEK yearly. The last day for applications is September 13, 2020.

To be eligible for the position you should have a doctoral degree in mathematics, mathematical statistics, or equivalent scientific competence in an area of relevance. Preference will be given to those who were awarded a PhD or attained equivalent research competence no more than five years prior to the expiry of the application period for the position as assistant professor.

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