Lund University, Faculty of Science, Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Science conducts research and education within Biology, Astronomy, Physics, Geosciences, Chemistry, Mathematics and Environmental Sciences. The Faculty is organized into nine departments, gathered in the northern campus area. The Faculty has approximately 1500 students, 330 PhD students and 700 employees.

The applicant should have a good knowledge of mathematical analysis (especially harmonic analysis, functional analysis, operator theory, and complex analysis), good analytical problem solving skills, and the ability to work independently.

Good knowledge of spoken and written English is also a requirement.

Meriting capacities are the ability to take initiative, cooperative skills, and perseverance.

Job assignments
The research area will be harmonic analysis, with connections to the theory of analytic function spaces and particular emhasis of the vector-valued setting. This will involve methods from functional analysis, operator theory, and complex analysis, as well as harmonic analysis techniques.

The position covers four years of postgraduate studies (research and course work) and up to 20 % of departmental duties, mainly teaching of mathematics.

The basic requirements for admission to postgraduate studies are: a degree at advanced (MSc) level, completed courses equivalent to at least 240 credits, of which 60 must be at advanced (MSc) level, or the equivalent knowledge or qualifications obtained in some other way, in Sweden or in another country.

The special requirements for admission to postgraduate studies in mathematics are completed courses in mathematics equivalent to at least 120 credits, of which 50 must be at advanced (MSc) level. The courses at basic and advanced level should include a degree project corresponding to at least 30 credits. Special eligibility may be obtained through equivalent studies; this will be assessed in each case.

Basis of Assessment
The assessment is in the first place based on the knowledge and abilities relevant för the dissertation work and the subject. In addition we assess the ability to work independently and the other areas of competence mentioned under qualifications.

Type of employment
Limit of tenure, four years according to HF 5 kap 7§.

Application procedure
Apply online! Applications must contain a cover letter in which applicants describe themselves and their particular research interests. Applications must also include a CV, a copy of the applicant’s Master’s thesis (or a summary text if the thesis is not yet completed), contact details of at least two references, copies of grade certificates, and any other documents that the applicant wishes to refer to.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2017/313
  • Sandra Pott, professor, +46462228542,
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64,
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66,
Published 01.Feb.2017
Last application date 12.Mar.2017 11:59 PM CET

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