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Umeå University welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines.

2018-11-29
Professor of Education
  • Permanent position
  • 100 %
  • Pedagogiska institutionen
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Professor of Education Responsibilities The position of Professor involves leading research and developing the research environment at the Department by conducting one’s own research and teaching and supervising first-cycle, second-cycle and third-cycle students. As a Professor, you will be expected to build further upon and develop the local, national and international research projects being conducted at the Department. Responsibilities will also include helping to inform about the... Read more

2018-10-22
Postdoctoral researcher positions, distributed systems (2 years)
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100 %
  • Institutionen för datavetenskap
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The Department of Computing Science at Umeå University (http://www.cs.umu.se) is seeking candidates for 1-2 post-docs in the University’s Distributed Systems group. This is a well-recognized research group comprising more than 20 people of 10 different nationalities. The group’s research focuses on the (semi-)autonomous management of resources and applications to support the future digitized society. Target infrastructures range from single large-scale cloud datacenters to mobile edge clouds... Read more

2018-10-22
Senior university lecturer in theoretical philosophy
  • Permanent position
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier
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The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies is seeking a senior university lecturer in theoretical philosophy. The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Umeå University’s Faculty of Humanities conducts education and research in the fields of archaeology, philosophy, history, history of ideas, religious studies and theology. Philosophy offers study programmes and degrees at first-cycle (undergraduate), second-cycle (Master’s) and third-cycle... Read more

2018-10-15
Postdoctoral position (2 years) in Magnetospheric physics
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för fysik
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The Department of Physics is looking for an outstanding candidate for a postdoctoral position in magnetospheric physics. This is a full-time (100%) position for two years. Starting date as soon as possible or according to agreement. The postdoctoral project will be conducted in close collaboration with scientists from the University of Colorado, the Finnish Meteorological Institute, and Shandong University, Weihai. Application deadline is 2018-10-15. Project description The aim of the project... Read more

2018-10-08
Postdoctoral position in Brain Connectivity and Aging
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för integrativ medicinsk biologi
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Project description: We are announcing a postdoc position in cognitive neuroscience of aging at the Department of Integrative Medical Biology placed at the Umeå center for Functional Brain Imaging (UFBI, www.ufbi.umu.se) and at Wallenberg Center for Molecular Medicine (WCMM, http://www.wcmm.umu.se/english/). UFBI is an interdisciplinary research center where functional and structural brain imaging is used to address several basic science and clinical research questions. WCMM conducts research... Read more

2018-10-03
PhD student position in Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100 %
  • Elektronik- och datorteknik
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The Department of Applied Physics and Electronics currently has around 90 employees and conducts research in fields such as energy technology, laser spectroscopy, medical technology and electronics and system engineering. For more information see www.tfe.umu.se/forskning .   We offer a Ph.D student position in Applied Physics with focus on Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems. Description of the PhD-Project Cyber-Physical System (CPS) is a highly interdisciplinary research area that addresses... Read more

2018-09-28
Postdoc: Swedish LifeWatch and the SEAD database, 2 years
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier
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The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work across disciplinary boundaries in Digital Environmental Archaeology/Palaeoecology/Quaternary Science and Contemporary Biodiversity/Ecology Studies . The employment period is two years full-time (100%).  Description of the project Swedish LifeWatch (SLW) is an e-infrastructure for biodiversity and ecosystems research providing open access to data from >15 biodiversity databases in... Read more

2018-09-21
Post-doctoral position in Statistics, 2 years
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Statistik
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The Department of Statistics at Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics, seeks applications for an open postdoc position in Statistics. The successful applicant for this position is expected to work with methodological development and applications of survey data in connection to the research project “The right question – new ways to elicit quantitative information in surveys” financed by the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation. Position description We are looking for postdoc... Read more

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