Postdoctoral position in algebraic representation theory

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Uppsala University

Published: 2023-06-14

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in 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 over 54,000 students, more than 7,500 employees and a turnover of around SEK 8 billion.

The Department of Mathematics conducts research and provides education at undergraduate and graduate levels in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics.

The number of employees is 130, including 40 PhD students. The Department has three research programs: analysis and probability, algebra and geometry, applied mathematics and statistics. To read more please visit the department ́s webpage .

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Conduct research in mathematics, especially algebraic representation theory. Teaching and administration can also be included, no more than 20 percent.

PhD degree in mathematics or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in mathematics. The degree needs to be obtained by the time of the decision of employment. Those who have obtained a PhD degree three years prior to the application deadline are primarily considered for the employment. The starting point of the three-year frame period is the application deadline. Due to special circumstances, the degree may have been obtained earlier. The three-year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc.

Documented ability to conduct excellent research in mathematics within algebraic representation theory. Of particular interest is research connected to representation theory of Lie algebras, associative algebras, diagram algebras, higher categories together with homological algebra and related subjects.

The ability to teach in Swedish or English is a requirement, as is a good knowledge of spoken and written English.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position of two years according to central collective agreement. Scope of employment 100 %. Starting date 1 November 2023 or as agreed. Placement: Uppsala.

For further information about the position, please contact: Volodymyr Mazorchuk, phone +46 (0)18-4713284, email: [email protected].

Please submit your application by 31 August 2023, UFV-PA 2023/2423.

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Department of Mathematics

Type of employment:
Full time
, Temporary position

Pay: Fixed salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative:
Seko Universitetsklubben
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Number of reference: UFV-PA 2023/2423

Last application date: 2023-08-31

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