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Guest lecturer in Mathematics, Mathematical statistics – University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University, Sweden


The department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University invites applications for a Guest lecturer in mathematics and mathematical statistics at Sweden, 2022

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General Info

Position: Guest lecturer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Aug 01, 2022
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Chalmers University of Technology (CUT), Sweden


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Qualification Details

The qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance. We expect that you have a PhD in mathematics, applied mathematics or mathematical statistics or equivalent scientific qualifications relevant to the subject area and the assignments. For example, a PhD in Didactics of mathematics together with a solid background in mathematics would count as equivalent scientific qualification. That you are able to teach in Swedish is a requirement.

Assessment criteria

We will assess your academic qualifications and potential together with abilities of importance for the tasks. Of importance is that you can communicate well in speech and writing, collaborate, inspire and engage students and take own responsibility for the tasks. Experience of teaching in teacher education or other skills connected to this area is meritorious.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The tasks will be in mathematics or mathematical statistics with applications mainly in engineering and natural sciences, and within teacher education.

Department of Mathematical Sciences at Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg is seeking up to five guest lecturers in mathematics and mathematical statistics. The duties consist of teaching in either mathematics or in mathematical statistics. The teaching will include course responsibility and will primarily be at bachelor level. Course responsibility includes planning and conducting teaching, to do the examination, to be responsible for information and communication in connection with it, and to be responsible for the teaching assistants in the course. Teaching at bachelor level is in Swedish, so you have to be able to teach in Swedish.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: PAR 2022/574

Application Procedure

  • Personal letter (in Swedish)
  • CV and list of publications.
  • Description of pedagogical expertise, including information about the extent and level of teaching done and evaluations of its quality, and a reference person in relation to your previous teaching experience.
  • A short research plan (maximum 1 page) with a description of current and planned research as well as other planned activities relevant to this position.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application.

About the Department/Section/Group

The department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology is one of the largest departments of mathematical sciences in the Nordic countries with about 200 employees. The department comprises the three divisions Algebra and Geometry, Analysis and Probability Theory, and Applied Mathematics and Statistics.

We make a significant contribution to the benefit of society by extensive education. The work environment is supportive, creative, and international, with a steady flow of international guests. More information about us is available on the website:

For the academic year 2022/23 we are looking for up to five people to our guest teacher program. We especially turn to you with plans for a continued academic career in mathematics or mathematical statistics and need teaching experience. As a member of our guest teacher program, you have pedagogical and practical support in your teaching of a mentor and have the opportunity to take courses in teaching and learning in higher education. You will also be part of the strong research environment that is available at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers.

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Contact details

Viceprefekt Stefan Lemurell, +46 31 772 53 03, [email protected],Director of studies Thomas Wernstål, +46 31 772 35 57. [email protected]

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