The University of Oslo Ph.D. Research Fellowship in Mathematics
A position as Ph.D. Research Fellow is available at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Oslo. If the successful candidate has a good command of one Scandinavian language (Norwegian, Swedish, Danish), the fellowship will be for a period of 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work (teaching responsibilities at the Department). Otherwise, the fellowship will be for a period of 3 years, with no compulsory work. No one can be appointed for more than one fixed-term period at the same institution. Starting date no later than 01.06.2016.
Job/ project description
The research fellow will be attached to the Section for Stochastic Analysis, Finance, Insurance, and Risk, and be part of "Stochastics of Renewable Energy Markets (STORE)". STORE is a 4-year project funded by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Information about STORE is found here - http://www.mn.uio.no/math/english/research/groups/store/index.html. The fellow will perform research within one or more of the work packages of STORE's research plan found here - http://www.mn.uio.no/math/english/research/groups/store/index.html.
The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this and will be expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
Applicants must hold a Master's degree or equivalent in mathematics, with an excellent background in stochastic analysis. The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a Ph.D. degree.
The fellowship requires admission to the Ph.D. program at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the Ph.D. program must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position. For more information see here:
Good command of English - http://www.mn.uio.no/english/research/doctoral-degree-and-career/regulations/proficiency-requirements.html is required.
Position code 1017, Pay grade: 50 - 57 (NOK 430 500 – 483 700 per year).
The application must include:
- Application letter including a statement of interests
- CV (summarizing education, positions, and academic work - scientific publications)
- Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records, and letters of recommendation
- Documentation of English proficiency - http://www.mn.uio.no/english/research/doctoral-degree-and-career/regulations/proficiency-requirements.html
- List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
- Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail, and telephone number)
Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University's grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.
In accordance with the University of Oslo's equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity.
UiO has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results a.o.
Job type: Contract
Working hours: Full-time
Professor Frank Proske
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Adviser Elisabeth Havsberg Seland
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