PhD position in mathematical ecology - Umeå universitet - Universitetslärarjobb i Umeå
PhD position in mathematical ecology
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Umeå University, in northern Sweden, is a dynamic university with ca. 3 800 employees and 29,000 students, of which 1,300 are in PhD programs. The department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics has about 65 employees including 25 PhD students. The Department of Ecology and Environmental Science has about 170 members including 55 PhD students.

PhD position in mathematical ecology

We are looking for a PhD student in mathematical ecology, to study evolution in response to exogenous ecosystem changes such as exploitation and climate change. A major part of the work will consist of the development and use of mathematical and computational tools. The position is a joint appointment by the Department of Ecology and Environmental Science and the Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, and the PhD student is expected to work with and take relevant courses at each of these departments. Depending on the direction in which the PhD student takes his or her research, the position may lead to a degree in applied mathematics or theoretical ecology.

For this position, strong quantitative skills and an interest in ecology and applied mathematics are required. Candidates need a university Bachelor degree, with a minimum of 120 ECTS in relevant fields such as mathematics, physics, computer science, or ecology. Your application should include a cover letter describing your interest in and suitability for the position, a Curriculum Vitae, relevant publications (if available), copies of degree certificates, and contact information of two academic references. Proficiency in both written and spoken English is required.

The procedure for recruitment for the position is in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance (Högskoleförordningen chpts. 5 and 9).
The position is available for a four-year period (48 months).

For more information about this position, contact Tobias van Kooten or tel. +46-(0)90-786 94 84 or Åke Brännström . For a general presentation of the two departments, see and See also for a general presentation of Umeå and the University.

Union information is available from SACO, +46-(0)90-786 53 65, SEKO civil, +46-(0)90-786 52 96 and ST, +46-(0)90-786 54 31.

Application will be discarded or, of the applicant wishes, returned two years after the position has been filled.

Your complete application, marked with reference number 313-3864-07 should be sent to the Registrar, Umeå University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden, to arrive the 15th of November, 2007 at the latest.

We look forward to receiving your application!



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Tobias van Kooten, 090-786 9484

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