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Assistant Professor Position in Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Mathematics at Uppsala, Sweden, Apr 2022


Assistant Professor in Mathematical Analysis with specialization in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Learning to identify, develop and establish a long-term research agenda that contributes to the major challenges for Uppsala University and WASP in mathematics for AI is available for applicants with doctoral degree at the Department of Mathematics, Uppsala University, Sweden, April- 2022.

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General Info

Position: Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 1
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Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 6 Years
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Mathematics

Uppsala University, Sweden


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Qualification Details

  • PhD in mathematics. Applicants who have obtained a PhD degree or achieved the equivalent competence in five years or less prior to the end of the application period will be given priority.
  • Research Expertise and Teaching Expertise. It is necessary that the pedagogical skills, the research expertise and the professional skills are relevant to the content of the employment and the tasks that will be included in the employment.
  • Applicants should have completed teacher training of relevance to operations at the University, comprising five weeks, or have acquired the equivalent knowledge. If special circumstances apply, this training for teachers in higher education may be completed during the first two years of employment.
  • Documented ability to teach in Swedish or English is a requirement unless special reasons prevail.
  • Personal capabilities necessary to carry out fully the duties of the appointment.

Assessment Criteria/Ranking of applicants that fulfil the above-mentioned qualifications required.

The ranking of eligible applicants will be based primarily on research and teaching expertise, of which weight will be primarily given to research expertise.

  • Research Expertise comprises research merits as well as the applicant´s potential to contribute to the future development of both research and teaching. In assessing research expertise research quality must be the prime consideration. The scope of research, primarily in regard to depth and breadth, must also be afforded consideration. In assessing research expertise special weight will be attached to research merits in mathematical analysis with a focus on Artificial Intelligence and deep learning. Of particular interest is the applicant's international research experience and potential to strengthen the research area in Sweden.
  • Teaching Expertise comprises educational and teaching qualifications. In assessing teaching expertise teaching quality must be the prime consideration. The scope of teaching experience, in terms of both breadth and depth, must also be afforded consideration. In assessing teaching expertise special weight will be attached to merits in courses related to Artificial Intelligence.
  • Collaboration Expertise is important and will be afforded consideration. Collaboration expertise is demonstrated by the ability to conduct research collaborations with industry and other academic institutions.

All merits must be documented in a manner that makes it possible to assess both quality and scope.

In filling this position the university aims to appoint the applicant who, following a qualitative holistic assessment of her/his competence and expertise, is judged to have the best potential to carry out and develop the relevant duties and to help advance operations.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Description of Subject Area

The subject area comprises mathematical analysis with a focus on Artificial Intelligence and deep learning. Relevant subareas include, for example, approximation theory, dynamical systems, ergodic theory, functional analysis, metric theory, harmonic analysis, optimal transport, and partial and stochastic differential equations. The employment is funded by the Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and Software Programs (WASP) initiative towards mathematics related to Artificial Intelligence (AI). The employment offers a unique career opportunity, with the intention that the successful candidate should be able to identify, develop and establish a long-term research agenda that contributes to the major challenges for Uppsala University and WASP in mathematics for AI. With the employment follows research resources that include funds for altogether four postdoctoral years, a doctoral student and project related costs up to 60 kSEK per year.


  • Teaching, research and administration. Teaching duties include course responsibility and course administration and supervision of second- and third-cycle students.
  • Follow developments within the subject area and the development of society in general that is important for the work at the university.
  • The duties also include building an internationally competitive research group within the subject area. Additional resources are available for altogether four postdoctoral years and one doctoral student.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: UFV-PA 2021/5023

Application Procedure

The application procedure is given in the below link:


About the Department

The Department of Mathematics conducts research and education at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels within mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics. The Department has about 120 employees, including about 30 postgraduate students. The number of annual students at the undergraduate and graduate level is about 600. The department has three research programs: analysis and probability, algebra and geometry, and applied mathematics and statistics. The present position is within the research program analysis and probability.

About the Employer:


The position can be held for a maximum of six years. An Assistant Professor can apply for promotion to Associate Professor. If the Assistant Professor is deemed suitable and fulfills the criteria for promotion established by the Faculty Board he/she shall be promoted to and employed as Associate Professor.

In an overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, parental leave, part-time work relating to care of children, union assignments, military service, or the like are to be regarded as work experience.

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Contact details

For further information about the position, please contact Head of Department Georgios Dimitroglou Rizell, E-mail: [email protected], tel: +46 18 471 3225

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