Uppsala universitet, matematiska institutionen

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

The Department of Mathematics conducts research and provides education at undergraduate to graduate level in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics.The number of employees is 120, including 30 PhD students.The Department has three research programs: analysis and probability, algebra and geometry, applied mathematics and statistics.

Duties: Research and teaching (max 20%). The main purpose of this employment is to conduct research on the existence of quasi-periodic motion in the solar system with realistic planet masses. In particular, the 3-body problem with realistic parameters of Sun, Jupiter and Saturn will be studied. The aim is to prove that KAM theory can be applied around the observed orbits of the planets and to obtain quantitative lower bounds for the abundance of quasi-periodic motions nearby.

Requirements: PhD exam in mathematics. Documented specialist knowledge in KAM theory and computer-assisted proofs. 

Additional qualifications: Programming skills is of merit for the position.

How to apply: The application should include a short description of research interests and relevant skills, CV, list of publications, copies of diploma with marks, and other relevant information, including the contact details of up to three referees is commendable. We do not want any letters of recommendation. 

Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: 1 January 2020 or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: Permanent position.

Scope of employment: 100%.

For further information about the position please contact: Head of Department Warwick Tucker, e-mail warwick.tucker@math.uu.se, phone +46 (0)18 4713318.

Please submit your application by 6 December 2019, UFV-PA 2019/4015.

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Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2020-01-01
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2019/4015
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 22.Nov.2019
Last application date 06.Dec.2019 11:59 PM CET

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