Lecturer - Statistics

School/Institution:University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Gothenburg

Discipline: Statistics

Employment Type:Full-time


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University Lecturer in mathematical statistics

Reference number: PAR 2019/849

Work form: Temporary employment

Investment: Department of Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers, with about 200 employees, is one of the largest mathematical institutions in the Nordic countries. Within the department there are three departments, Algebra and Geometry, Analysis and Probability Theory and Applied Mathematics and Statistics. We strive to become the leading math institution in the Nordic countries.

We make a significant contribution to social benefits through extensive teaching. The work environment is supportive, creative and international, with a constant flow of international guests. Further information about us can be found on the website:


For you, it provides an opportunity to become part of the strong teaching and research environment that exists at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Gothenburg University and Chalmers.

Subject: Mathematical statistics

Subject Description

Mathematical statistics with applications in mainly technology and natural sciences.


The tasks mainly consist of teaching mathematical statistics. The teaching will include course responsibilities at both the master's and master's level, as well as supervision of master's and master's theses. We provide the opportunity to conduct our own research as part of the service.

Course responsibility includes planning and conducting teaching, conducting examinations, having responsibility for information and communication in connection therewith, and being responsible for the exercises of the exercise managers.

You must be able to teach in English. It is a merit if you can also teach in Swedish.


Eligibility for employment as a teacher is specified in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and the University of Gothenburg's own employment scheme.

Applicants must have a doctorate in mathematical statistics, or equivalent scientific competence with regard to the subject content of the employment and the duties included in the employment, and that you can teach in English.

Basis of assessment

Assessment bases for hiring as a teacher are set out in Chapter 4, sections 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and the University of Gothenburg's own employment scheme.

For employment, the applicant must be selected, who, after an overall assessment of skill and development potential, is judged to have the best conditions for carrying out the duties included in the employment, cooperating with other staff and contributing to a positive development of the business. Also important is the ability to communicate well in speech and writing, to collaborate, to inspire and to engage students and to take on their own responsibility for tasks.

Leave due to illness, service in the total defense, trust assignments within trade unions and student organizations or parental leave or other similar circumstances are taken into account in the credit evaluation and are stated with certificates in connection with the account of the qualifications and experiences.


Type of employment: Time-limited employment

Scope: 100% for 12 months

Location: Department of Mathematical Sciences, Gothenburg

Access: 1 November 2019


We are a parent-friendly business and work in different ways to find work-life balance for our employees.

Appointment Procedure

Applicants' competencies will be assessed by an internal recruitment group. Final candidates will undergo interview and referral.

Contact details for the position

Prefect Bernt Wennberg, wennberg@chalmers.se

Serik Sagitov, Head of Department, serik@chalmers.se


You apply for the job via the University of Gothenburg's recruitment portal by clicking on the "Apply" button.

Attached to the application:

  • CV and publication list
  • An account of educational qualifications, with information on the scope and type of teaching, and the reference person regarding your previous experience in teaching.
  • A maximum of 3 full-text scientific papers that applicants particularly wish to invoke
  • Short research plan (max 1 page) with description of ongoing and planned research as well as other planned activities relevant to employment.

You as the applicant are responsible for ensuring that the application is complete in accordance with the advertisement and that it is submitted to the university by the last application date. The publications that cannot be attached to the application digitally must be sent in two copies each to:

Mathematical Sciences, Att: Serik Sagitov, University of Gothenburg, 412 96 Gothenburg

The university works actively for a work environment with equal conditions and values ​​the qualities diversity offers to the business.

The university applies individual remuneration.

According to the National Archives regulations, the university is obliged to keep application documents for two years after the appointment decision. If you, as an applicant for an employment, specifically request your documents back, they will be returned after the two years have passed, otherwise they will be thinned out.

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