University of Helsinki, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 568-POSTDOCS [#15243]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researchers in Mathematical Physics/Probability
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematical physics/probability
Application Deadline: 2020/05/31help popup (posted 2019/11/19, listed until 2020/05/31)
Position Description:    

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The Mathematical Physics research group led by Professor Antti Kupiainen at the University of Helsinki invites applications for


Postdoctoral Researchers are sought in the following fields:
- Rigorous Statistical Mechanics and Renormalization Group
- Singular Stochastic PDE’s
- Conformal Field Theory and Liouville Quantum Gravity

The position are available from September 2020 on or earlier if needed. The positions are funded through the European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant “Quantum Fields and Probability”.


The overall starting salary will be ca. 3300-3800 €/month, depending on the previous relevant research experience of the candidate.

How to apply

Please submit your application via the University of Helsinki Recruitment System at

Please attach the following documents as a single pdf file: motivational letter (max 1 page), CV (max 2 pages) and a publication list. Include also contact information of two persons who can provide a reference letter on request.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Additional information

For more information, please contact Professor Antti Kupiainen by email:


The University of Helsinki is an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. It is one of the leading multidisciplinary research universities in Europe and ranks among the top 100 international universities in the world. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer an attractive and diverse workplace in an inspiring environment with a variety of development opportunities and benefits.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Faculty of Science, is the largest department of mathematical sciences in Finland. The multifaceted research carried out at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics has received the highest points in several evaluations.

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