Stockholm University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 2543-POSTDOC1 [#21591]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Algebra and Geometry
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 106 91, Sweden
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/18, finished 2023/06/17, listed until 2022/12/16)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at Stockholm University has 39 faculty staff members, divided into three divisions: Mathematics, Mathematical statistics and Computational Mathematics. The Division of Mathematics carries out research in a wide range of topics in pure mathematics, including algebra, analysis, combinatorics, geometry, logic and topology.

Project description:
The department is looking to hire one or more postdoctoral researchers. We invite applicants working within algebra & geometry interpreted broadly, including algebraic topology and algebraic or arithmetic geometry. Successful applicants will be funded by Dan Petersen's Wallenberg Academy Fellowship grant.

Main responsibilities:
The main responsibility is to carry out research. The position also includes some teaching duties (up to 20 %), which may include supervision of students. The successful applicant is expected to contribute to the activities of the department, through active participation in seminars, working groups, etc.

Qualification requirements:
Postdoctoral positions are appointed primarily for purposes of research. Applicants are expected to hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.

Assessment criteria:
The degree must have been completed at latest before the employment decision is made, but no more than three years before the closing date. An older degree may be acceptable under special circumstances. Special reasons refer to sick leave, parental leave, elected positions in trade unions, service in the total defense, or other similar circumstances as well as clinical attachment or service/assignments relevant to the subject area. In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills and to the candidate’s potential to interact with the members of the research group.

Terms of employment:
The position involves full-time employment for a minimum of two years and a maximum of three years, with the possibility of extension under special circumstances. Start date 2023/09/01 or as per agreement. Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Further information about the position can be obtained from Dan Petersen General inquiries may also be directed to the Head of the Division of Mathematics, Jonas Bergström,

Union representatives:
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64,, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89,, and (SEKO).

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. Please include the following information with your application:
Your contact details and personal data
Your highest degree
Your language skills
Contact details for 2–3 references
Important: Your academic referees should send us recommendation letters no later than December 15th 2022, via e-mail to and state in the subject line: SU FV-4125-22 + name of the applicant. and, in addition, please include the following documents:
Cover letter
CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of publications
Research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing: – why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement – why and how you wish to complete the project – what makes you suitable for the project in question
Copy of PhD diploma
Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).

You are welcome to apply!

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Closing date: 15/12/2022

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