Senior Researcher (Mathematics)

Turku - Finland's 5th largest city (183 000 people) - is located in the southwestern Finland. It has a rich academic and cultural history and it is the gateway to a beautiful archipelago. The University of Turku is a world-class multidisciplinary research university which offers interesting challenges and a unique vantage point to national and international research and education.

The number theory research at University of Turku is seeking to employ a senior researcher to work on analytic number theory for the period 1.9.2019 – 31.8.2020. The researcher will work in the research group in collaboration with the international research community. The research project is funded by the Academy of Finland.

The applicant is required to have a PhD degree in mathematics, preferably on analytic number theory, and to be able to conduct independent research. Preference will be given to those candidates whose research interests lie in multiplicative number theory or in the interface between additive combinatorics and analytic number theory.

The salary will be based on levels 4-6 of the demands level chart for teaching and research staff in the salary system applied at Finnish universities, according to which the base salary for the position is 2 507,62- 3 386,00 euros per month. In addition, a performance-based salary component of up to 50 % will be paid. The position includes a 6 month trial period.

Applications must be submitted no later than 24th of February 2019 via the electronic application form of the University of Turku. The link to the application system is at the beginning of this announcement (Apply for the job). Applicants should enclose with their application a CV, research plan, list of publications and a copy of a PhD degree certificate.

For further information on the available position contact Academy research fellow Kaisa Matomäki (

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