Lund University, Centre for Mathematical studies

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than 8 000 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 Science. 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.

Job assignments
Teaching and research in algebra. Especially teaching in number theory and supervision of bachelor’s and master’s theses.


  • Applicants must hold a doctorate in mathematics or demonstrate equivalent competence.
  • Applicants must demonstrate teaching expertise.
  • Applicants are required to have completed at least five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning, or to have acquired equivalent knowledge by other means. In certain cases, exceptions can be made from this requirement.
  • Applicants must have documented scientific skills in an algebraic research field, for example Group theory, Ring theory, Algebraic Geometry or Number theory.
  • Applicants must have experience of teaching courses in algebra at master’s level. Teaching experience in number theory is particularly meritorious.
  • Applicants must have experience of supervising bachelor’s or master’s theses
  • The ability to teach in English is a requirement.

Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research and teaching at the department.

Type of employment
Full-time, fixed-term employment of a maximum of 6 months.

Application procedure
The application shall contain:

  • A CV, including a list of publications.
  • A personal letter with a motivation of why you are applying for the position.
  • Contact information for at least two references.
  • A copy of the doctoral degree certificate, and other certificates/grades that you wish to be considered.

All documents shall be in PDF.

Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Employment expires 2022-01-31
Contract type Full time
First day of employment September 1, 2021.
Salary Montly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2021/1693
  • Erik Wahlén, Head of division, +46 46 222 8143
  • Magdalena Brossing, HR koordinator, +46 46 222 9562
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 25.May.2021
Last application date 13.Jun.2021 11:59 PM CET

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