Researcher with a Focus on Core Data Research Uppsala University, Department of Physics and Astronomy Sweden

Researcher with a focus on core data research

Sort by publication: 2018-01-25


Uppsala University is a broad research university with a strong international position. The task is to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to cooperate in different ways with society. Our most important asset is all the individuals who, with their curiosity and commitment, make Uppsala University one of the country's most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of 6.5 billion.


The Department of Physics and Astronomy, the Department of Applied Nuclear Physics, announces a 1 year research service with access 2018-04-01 or by agreement. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is Uppsala University's second largest institution, with over 350 employees, divided into 11 departments. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in the Ångström Laboratory in Uppsala. Website:


You will develop and implement methods from the machine learning area in algorithms for core data evaluation. The work will include the use of nuclear-physical codes, e.g. TALYS, and management of experimental databases. The goal is a large-scale improvement of existing core data libraries with great relevance for the operation of nuclear facilities. Supervision of doctoral projects and teaching can be included in the duties. We have an intensive collaboration with international researchers in Europe and the United States and work can sometimes be transferred to another location.


Qualification requirements : Doctoral degree in relevant field. Well-documented qualifications in core development, programming and statistics.


Desirable and / or merit in general: Experience from machine learning, eg Gaussian Processes, is highly meritorious.


The application must be written in English and include:

  • Motivation section with a brief description of your research interest and why you think you fit within the project area (max two pages, ideally one).
  • CV, including a description of relevant abilities, as well as a complete list of publications.
  • Copy of diploma and official grades.
  • Contact information to at least one, preferably more, reference person who can support your application. Indicate how these people are professionally related to you.


Uppsala University values the qualities that even gender distribution and diversity add to the business. We therefore look forward to searching for all sexes and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.


Information about the employment can be obtained from:
Henrik Sjöstrand,, +46 (0) 18 471 3329.


Welcome to your application by 2018-02-25, UFV-PA 2018/227.


We take away recruitment and advertising offers. We only accept the application as described in the advertisement.


Location: Uppsala University, Department of Physics and Astronomy


Type of employment: Full-time, fixed-term employment longer than 6 months


Salary: Fixed salary


Number of vacancies: 1


Employment rate: 100%


Location: Uppsala


County: Uppsala County


Country: Sweden


Trade Representative: Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO / ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco Council 018-471 1485
Reference Number : UFV-PA 2018/227


Deadline for application: 2018-02-25

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