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Do you want to take part in shaping the future?PhD position in Applied and Computational Mathematics
There is a vacancy for a PhD Research Fellow in Applied and Computational Mathematics at the Department of Mathematics. The position is for a fixed-term period of 4 years. The position is funded by the University of Bergen.About the project/work tasks
The position is connected with the Horizon Europe project RESCUER. The main goal in this project is to find efficient numerical methods in order to make nearshore wave forecasting faster, more efficient and more accurate. It is expected that the person to be appointed in this position will be using and developing Boussinesq models for ocean waves.Qualifications and personal qualities
Personal and relational qualities will be emphasized. Ambitions and potential will also count when evaluating the candidates.
Special requirements for the position:
About the PhD Research Fellow
The duration of the PhD Research Fellow is 4 years, of which 25 per cent of the time each year comprises required duties associated with research, teaching and dissemination of results.
The employment period may be reduced if you have previously been employed in a qualifying post (e.g. research fellow, research assistant).
About the research training
As a PhD Research Fellow, you must participate in an approved educational programme for a PhD degree within a period of 3 years. The deadline for applying for admission to the PhD programme at The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences is 2 months after you start your position or after the start of the research project that will lead to the PhD degree. It is a condition that you satisfy the enrolment requirements for the PhD programme at the University of Bergen.We can offer
The application and appendices with certified translations into English or a Scandinavian language must be uploaded at Jobbnorge.General information
For further details about the position, please contact Professor Henrik Kalisch, Department of Mathematics, email: [email protected], phone: +47 93208251 or Antonella Zanna, Head of Department of Mathematics, [email protected].
The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. Age and gender balance among employees is therefore a goal. It is also a goal to recruit people with immigrant backgrounds. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.
We encourage women to apply. If multiple applicants have approximately equivalent qualifications, the rules pertaining to moderate gender quotas shall apply.
The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information when recruiting staff for academic positions.
Information about applicants may be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of persons who have applied. The applicant must be notified if the request to be omitted is not met.
For further information about the recruitment process, click here.Life as a PhD candidate at UiB
Marion Claireaux tells about life and work as a PhD candidate at UiB.About UiB
The University of Bergen is a renowned educational and research institution, organised into seven faculties and approximately 54 institutes and academic centres. Campus is located in the centre of Bergen with university areas at Nygårdshøyden, Haukeland, Marineholmen, Møllendalsveien and Årstad.
There are seven departments and several centres at Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Read more about the faculty and departments.Deadline
14th June 2023Employer
University of BergenMunicipality
Fulltime (1 positions) Fulltime (%)Duration
Fixed TermPlace of service