29/06/2021

Postdoctoral position in Mathematics at the Mathematics Division of the Science Institute, University of Iceland

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Iceland
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Mathematics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/09/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Iceland › Reykjavík
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    36 hours per week
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    HI21060155

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral post at the Mathematics Division of the Science Institute, University of Iceland. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research in mathematics, pure or applied, or mathematical physics.

The Mathematics Division is the forum for research in pure and applied mathematics, mathematical physics, and statistics at the University of Iceland. Members of the Mathematics Division also teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Candidates must have completed a doctorate in mathematics or mathematical physics at the commencement of the appointment. It is desirable that no more than five years have elapsed from the appointees completion of a doctorate to the commencement of the appointment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Consideration will be taken of how well the applicant¿s research fits with the principal research areas in mathematics or mathematical physics in the Mathematics Division. (See the website https://math.hi.is/)

The appointment is for two years from January 1st, 2022, or by agreement. Up to two positions may be filled based on this advertisement. In addition to offering a competitive salary, there will be a budget for travel expenses to attend conferences and make research visits.

The application should include:

  • Certificates of education and work experience
  • An academic curriculum vitae
  • List of publications
  • A report on research and other work carried out
  • Description of their research plans if offered the position
  • If applicable, a list of likely cooperation with researchers at the University of Iceland
  • Up to 5 significant publications with their application, or indicate where they are accessible in electronic form

Reference letters describing the applicants' research and other work should be sent in from at least two qualified persons (including information on their relationship to the applicant).

Applicants should also arrange that 2-3 qualified persons send in references regarding the applicants' research and other work.

For further information contact the Head of Mathematics Division, Professor Gunnar Stefansson, gunnar@hi.is.

All applications will receive a reply and applicants will be notified of the employment decision when a decision has been made. Applications will be stored for six months from the end of the application deadline.

Appointments to positions at the University of Iceland are made in consideration of the Equal Rights Policy of the University of Iceland.

The University of Iceland has a special Language Policy.

The School of Engineering and Natural Sciences employs approximately 360 people in academic positions. The School offers an international working environment, with the number of international employees and students increasing each year. Currently about quarter of all employees and graduate students are international. There are around 2900 students at the School, divided into six faculties, including approximately 350 MS students and 150 doctoral students. Research institutes at the School are the Science Institute that divides into the Institute of Earth Sciences and Institute of Physical Sciences, Institute of Life and Environmental Sciences, Engineering Research Institute and the Institute for Sustainability Studies which is an interdisciplinary institute and belongs to the five schools of the University of Iceland.

The University of Iceland is the largest teaching, research and science institute in Iceland and is ranked among the top 300 universities in the world by Times Higher Education.

More information about the University of Iceland can be found here

For further information contact the Head of Mathematics Division, Professor Gunnar Stefansson, gunnar@hi.is.

 

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Work location(s)
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University of Iceland
Iceland
Reykjavík
101
Sæmundargata 6

EURAXESS offer ID: 658209

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