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Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

The School of Science, Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis is looking for a

Postdoctoral Researcher in Mathematics: Coding Theory for Distributed Computation

The Algebra and Discrete Mathematics Research Group in the Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis (https://math.aalto.fi/en/) is looking for a postdoctoral candidate in the area of mathematical coding theory and its applications to distributed computation, including applications to remote healthcare. The work will be carried out under the supervision of Prof. Camilla Hollanti, within her Algebra, Number Theory, and Applications (ANTA) Group http://math.aalto.fi/en/research/discrete/anta/index.html. The ANTA Group believes in diversity, mutual respect, exchange of ideas and carrying out research together as a team. The candidate will also participate in collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs Finland. 

Preference will be given to candidates with strong knowledge in linear algebra and coding theory, preferably holding a PhD degree in Mathematics. Skills related to distributed computation and data preprocessing are considered an asset. An excellent command of English is required.

The position is for one year, with an option to continue for a second year. The position will start in April 2021 (negotiable). The initial salary is €3662 and the contract includes occupational health care and social security benefits.

Please send your application as a single PDF file through the eRecruitment system via the link ‘Apply now’. Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The application portal will be closed on January 25, 2021. Your application should include the following documents:

·                     Statement of purpose (describe your motivation, mathematics and other relevant skills, scientific interests and career goals, and mention your preferred starting date).

·                     CV including list of publications

·                     University transcripts (with clear explanation on the grading scale).

·                     PhD certificate (or estimated graduation date if not yet finished).

Two reference letters should be sent directly to Camilla Hollanti (firstname.lastname@aalto.fi) by the writer of the recommendation.

Aalto University is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, and age. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified persons from all sectors of the community.

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About Finland

Finland has a high standard of living, a world leading education system, and a vibrant commercial and cultural life. It has excellent transport links to the major cities of Europe and beyond. The Nordic values of equality and co-operation are rooted deeply into our society. We are one of the world’s top countries in press freedom and consider the many voices in our society a strength. Gender equality, flexibility and low hierarchy are at the core of our Nordic working environment. Professional ambitions can be combined with a fulfilling person-al life. As a living and working environment, Finland is consistently ranked highly in quality-of-life and competitiveness studies. It is the best country in the world to live according to a Newsweek 2010 study. More information is available at: For international staff | Aalto University.Interested?

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