University of Gothenburg

Adjunct senior lecturer in mathematical sciences, one to several

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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:

We are looking for adjunct senior lecturers in Mathematical Sciences with a focus on Data Science and on Life Sciences. The successful candidates will be teachers with course responsibility for courses in undergraduate education at the advanced level and will be supervisors of degree projects. The goal of the recruitment is to strengthen the competence in Data Science and Life Sciences, where there is a great need in the education, and to strengthen the collaboration with industry partners.

Subject area 

Mathematical sciences

Subject area description 

The tasks will be in the mathematical sciences with a focus on Data Science or Life Sciences.

Job assignments

The tasks mainly consist of supervision of degree projects and teaching of courses at the advanced level in Data Science or Life Sciences and related areas.


The qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance.  We expect you to have a doctorate in mathematics or mathematical statistics, or equivalent scientific competence with regard to the subject content of the employment and the tasks included in the employment. You are also expected to have experience of working in Data Science or Life Sciences to a sufficient extent to be able to supervise degree projects and provide courses at advanced level in the field.

Assessment criteria 

Assessment criteria for employment as an adjunct senior lecturer are stated in the University of Gothenburg's employment regulations. The selection is carried out based on an overall assessment of the applicants' submitted documents. Applicants are ranked based on an overall assessment of skill and development potential. When appointing, the applicant's personal qualities required to fulfill the tasks, collaborate with other staff, and contribute to the development of the business will also be taken into account.


Employment as an adjunct teacher aims for the university to be able to conduct teaching and research based on such experience and skills that cannot be acquired only within the framework of employment at the university. An adjunct teacher must have his or her main activity outside the higher education system. This employment as an adjunct teacher must therefore be approved in advance by your main employer and presupposes that financing of the employment and costs within it are agreed between the employers before appointment.

Type of employment: Time limited for two years
Extent: 10-20 %
Location: Department of Mathematical Sciences, Gothenburg
First day of employment: By agreement.

Selection process 

In the selection process, it may be relevant with interviews and reference taking.

Contact information 

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


Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg can be found here: 


Submit your application via the University of Gothenburg’s recruitment portal by clicking the “Apply” button. In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system.

Together with your application the following should be attached:

  • CV and list of publications.
  • Report on pedagogical qualifications, with information on the scope and type of teaching, as well as a reference person regarding your previous experience of teaching.
  • In addition, information on experience acquired in activities outside the university that is relevant to the employment.

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. Any documents that are not available in electronic format should be send to:

Mathematical sciences
Chalmers and University of Gothenburg
S-412 96 Göteborg, Sweden

Applications must be received by:  2024-06-07

Information for International Applicants 

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Adjunct senior lecturer in mathematical sciences, one to several
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