Senior lecturer in Mathematics, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Chalmers University of Technology
Senior lecturer
Study in:Sweden
Deadline: 14 December 2017

Senior lecturer in Mathematics: The Department of Mathematical Sciences
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Chalmers and University of Gothenburg, with about 200 employees, is one of the largest mathematical departments in the Nordic region. Within the department there are three divisions, Algebra and Geometry, Analysis and Probability Theory as well as Applied Mathematics and Statistics.

We contribute significantly to the society through extensive education and research. The working environment is supportive, creative and international, with a constant flow of international guests. Further information about the department can be found on the website:

Major responsibilities
First and foremost teaching and educational development in mathematics including the development of the use of digital tools, but also supervision and research within the subject.

Position summary
Full-time permanent position.

The successful candidate for this position has documented pedagogical experience and skill in mathematics at university or college, and has obtained a doctorate in mathematics or has equivalent scientific competence in terms of the content of the employment and the duties included in the employment.

To be qualified, you must have the ability to cooperate as well as the ability and suitability in general that are required to perform the tasks well. An additional requirement is the ability to express yourself well, both in writing and orally, in Swedish.

Courses in teaching in higher education of at least 15 credits or equivalent skills is necessary for the employment. We place a great deal of emphasis on your pedagogical portfolio. If courses in teaching in higher education are missing at the time of employment, the employee is expected to acquire it within two years.

Documented experience and interest in the development and use of digital tools in teaching is meritorious.

In the case of equivalent qualifications, experience in teaching courses in financial mathematics or knowledge in this field is meritory. The assessment will primarily take into account educational and scientific skills, with respect to the major responsibilities of the employment.

Depending on the circumstances, we might be able to employ two senior lecturers.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Application procedure
The application should be marked with Ref 20170483 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

 (Please name the document as: CV, Family name, Ref. number) including:

• CV,
• complete list of publications, (Divided into peer reviewed/non peer reviewed journal articles, conference contributions, etc).
• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter:

• 1-3 pages where you introduce yourself present your qualifications and describe your future research plans.
• Previous research fields and main research results.
• Future goals and research focus. Are there any specific projects and research issues you are primarily interested in?

Other documents:

• Copies of your most relevant publications in full format (maximum of ten publications). It is a good idea to attach the files as a PDF or compress them into a Zip file.

Pedagogical qualifications:
• Please use the specified format for the Pedagogical Portfolio when you compile your pedagogical qualifications.
• Certificates of courses completed in pedagogy for higher education (15 ECTS points, 10 Swedish credit points in the previous credit system), or other equivalent courses, or proven equivalent pedagogical expertise.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 14 December, 2017

For questions, please contact:
Vice head of department Stefan Lemurell, Department of Mathematical Sciences, +46-31-772 5303

Head of department Bernt Wennberg, Department of Mathematical Sciences, 031-772 5326


*** Chalmers declines to consider all offers of further announcement publishing or other types of support for the recruiting process in connection with this position. ***

Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our eight Areas of Advance; Building Futures, Energy, Information & Communication Technology, Life Science, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!

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