Postdoctoral Position in Algebra and Geometry

Uppsala University Department of Mathematics


Postdoctoral Position in Algebra and Geometry

Published: 2022-05-10

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has over 54,000 students, more than 7,500 employees and a turnover of around SEK 8 billion.

The Department of Mathematics conducts research and provides education at undergraduate and graduate levels in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics. The number of employees is 130, including 40 PhD students. The Department has three research programs: analysis and probability, algebra and geometry, applied mathematics and statistics. To read more please visit the department´s webpage.

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Conduct research in algebraic geometry and low dimensional topology, in particular, application of algebro-geometric methods in knot theory.

Teaching and administration can also be included, no more than 20 percent.

PhD degree in mathematics or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in mathematics. The degree needs to be obtained by the time of the decision of employment. Those who have obtained a PhD degree three years prior to the application deadline are primarily considered for the employment. The starting point of the three-year frame period is the application deadline. Due to special circumstances, the degree may have been obtained earlier. The three-year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc. 

Documented ability to excellent research in algebraic geometry, derived categories, Fourier-Mukai transform, tilting theory etc.

Additional qualifications
Some experience in e.g. 3-dimensional topology, knot theory or quantum groups are also good supplementary qualifications. 

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position of two years according to central collective agreement.  Scope of employment 100 %. Starting date 1 January 2023. Placement: Uppsala.

For further information about the position, please contact: Jian Qiu, phone +46 (0)18 4717625, e-mail

Please submit your application by 30 June 2022, UFV-PA 2022/1585.

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Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.

Placement: Department of Mathematics

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Pay: Fixed salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2022/1585

Last application date: 2022-06-30

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