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Applications  are invited  for several  postdoctoral research associate positions in  the AtMath Collaboration at  the University of Helsinki.

The candidate will  have a PhD in Mathematics or/and Physics  and   an interest in applications to Atmospheric Sciences. The candidate will be able to carry out research activity in the scientific field of at least one of the AtMath groups and at the same time to interact with the others according to the aims and spirit of the collaboration.  Candidate profiles with expertise in analytic-theoretical and/or numerical approaches will be considered.

The first round of hiring pertains positions starting between 01.01.2017 and 30.09.2017. Particular attention will be given to candidates with
experience in the following fields.

  • Molecular dynamics or Monte Carlo methods, conformational sampling of molecular systems, and reaction dynamic/kinetic methods.

  • Statistical and stochastic inverse problems, sparsity promoting inversion.

  • Transport phenomena and kinetic theory, homogenization and renormalization methods, PDE methods.

The salary will be competitive in agreement with the University of Helsinki salary scale (job-specific/work performance grades: 5/4, 3326 euro/month, to 5/8, 4020 euro/month).
The position will be of 2 years with possible extension up to a maximum of 4 years. For informal queries  to find out more about the  role please write to atmath-info at

The University of  Helsinki is one of the leading  multidisciplinary research universities in  the world and the leading  university in  Finland. The university,  with a  staff of over 8,000, operates  on four campuses in. There  are 35,000 students, and a further 30,000 participate  in adult education. Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki wants  to strengthen its position among the world's  leading   multidisciplinary  research  universities   and  to actively  promote  the well-being  of  humanity  and a  fair  society.

To apply for this role, please fill the application form. Completing the submission will require including in separate attachments the candidate CV including publication list and a short statement of interests. The candidate will also indicate name and address of three reference persons for academic recommendation.

Applications for positions in the Inverse Problems Research Group via

The University of Helsinki is committed to promoting equality and preventing discrimination in all its operations (see equality and diversity plan 2013-2016)

The deadline for applications is 28.02.2017.