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Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in Discrete and Computational Biomathematics
Institution: Stockholm University
Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Duties: A broad spectrum of different projects within computational mathematics are possible, but with a preference for projects related to discrete and computational biomathematics which includes topics such as phylogenomics, relations between homologous genes or population genetics. 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
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. Applicants are expected to be able to express themselves fluently in English both oral and written, have good communication and social skills. Special emphasis will be placed on the candidate’s potential to contribute to the research project in the mentioned subject areas and preference is given to candidates with experience of biomathematics, algorithm design and computational complexity
   
Text: Postdoctoral Fellow in Discrete and Computational Biomathematics Stockholm Ref. No. SU FV-3456-21 Apply Mail a friend Share Share Tweet at Department of Mathematics. Closing date: 20 December 2021. The Department of Mathematics at Stockholm University consists of three divisions: Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, and Computational Mathematics. This postdoctoral position is attached to the latter. The Division of Computational Mathematics carries out research in a wide range of topics including programming logic, algorithmic graph theory, computational biology, numerical analysis, and computational statistics. The topic of the position is closely related to the Computational Biology group with experts in Bioinformatics and Biomathematics. Project descriptionA broad spectrum of different projects within computational mathematics are possible, but with a preference for projects related to discrete and computational biomathematics which includes topics such as phylogenomics, relations between homologous genes or population genetics. Main responsibilitiesThe 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 requirementsPostdoctoral 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 criteriaThe degree should have been completed no more than three years before the deadline for applications. An older degree may be acceptable under special circumstances, which may involve sick leave, parental leave, clinical attachment, elected positions in trade unions, or similar. In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills. Applicants are expected to be able to express themselves fluently in English both oral and written, have good communication and social skills. Special emphasis will be placed on the candidate’s potential to contribute to the research project in the mentioned subject areas and preference is given to candidates with experience of biomathematics, algorithm design and computational complexity. Terms of employmentThe position involves full-time employment for a maximum of two years, with the possibility of extension under special circumstances. Start date 2022-03-01 or as per agreement. Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all. ContactFurther information about the position can be obtained from Associate Professor Marc Hellmuth, marc.hellmuth @math.su.se. General inquiries may also be directed to the Head of the Division of Computational Mathematics, Lars Arvestad, arve@math.su.se. Union representativesIngrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, saco@saco.su.se, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, alejandra@st.su.se, and seko@seko.su.se (SEKO). ApplicationApply 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 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 Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files) Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files). The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position. You are welcome to apply! Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth. Closing date: 20/12/2021 URL to this pagehttps://www.su.se/english/about-the-university/work-at-su/available-jobs?rmpage=job&rmjob=16054&rmlang=UK Apply Back
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