Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 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.

Job Assignments

The main topic of the research will be analysis of discrete-time stochastic processes and interacting particle systems, with a focus on history-dependent random processes and possibly models related to random geometry. The analysis of such models uses a broad spectrum of probability theory, including e.g. results from martingale theory, random graphs theory and percolation. The project also aims to contribute to the study of evolvements of social networks.

Eligibility/Entry Requirements

The candidate is supposed to have a good knowledge of mathematics at graduate level. In particular, merits for graduate courses in probability theory, stochastic processes, and measure theory-related courses should be above average level. Successfully passed courses in discrete mathematics, statistical physics and graph theory are also desirable.

The candidate must have (or obtain within 3 months after 1/9 2015) a Master Degree in Mathematics / Mathematical Statistics, or a relevant equivalent degree.

Basis of Assessment

The employment of doctoral students is regulated in the Swedish Code of Statues 1998:80. Only those who are or have been admitted to PhD-studies may be appointed to doctoral studentships. When an appointment to a doctoral studentship is made, the ability of the student to benefit from PhD-studies shall primarily be taken into account. In addition to devoting themselves to their studies, those appointed to doctoral studentships may be required to work with educational tasks, research and administration, in accordance with specific regulations in the ordinance.

Type of employment

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

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
First day of employment 2015-09-01
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2015/192
  • Stanislav Volkov/Professor, +46 46 222 95 38
Union representative
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , +46 46 222 93 64,
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, +46 46 222 93 62,
Published 18.Mar.2015
Last application date 01.May.2015 11:59 PM CET

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