Umeå University, Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Position ID: 2216-FMATH [#16887]
Position Title: Full Professor in Financial Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Umea, Vasterbottens Lan 901 03, Sweden [map]
Subject Area: Financial Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/26, listed until 2021/02/01)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics invites applications for a position as full professor in financial mathematics. The position comes with a recruitment package that includes resources to employ one PhD student and one postdoctoral researcher, as well as discretionary research funds. Apply on the link below before 2021/02/01 at 23:59 CET.

The appointed professor is primarily expected to develop and lead research in financial mathematics, preferably in collaboration with industry and/or the surrounding society. The professor is also expected to contribute to our educational activities in mathematics, in particular teaching and development work in financial mathematics and risk management in both the first cycle and the second cycle, including supervision and grading of diploma theses. Furthermore, the professor is expected to contribute to departmental activities, broadly interpreted.

The employment comes with research time corresponding to 75 % of full time for the first three years. After these three years, it is possible to apply in competition for up to 75 % research time from the faculty. The employment also comes with resources to employ a PhD student and a postdoctoral researcher, as well as discretionary research funds that can be used any time during the first five years.

Umeå offers excellent working and living conditions. The working environment is international and very family friendly, as exemplified by a generous allotment of 480 days paid parental leave for each child. Umeå is a young city located right next to a large river. It is surrounded by forests and lakes and lies close by the sea. The city offers excellent opportunities for both outdoor and indoor activities.

For more details and instructions on how to apply, see:

If you wish to know more about the position, you can contact Head of Department Åke Brännström ( We would be happy to set up a Zoom-call with you to present the department and answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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