The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest rated institution of research and education with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society. 

The Department of Mathematics is part of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The Department is engaged in research covering a wide spectrum of subjects within mathematics, mechanics and statistics.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Stochastic Analysis

A position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow (postdoc) is now available at the Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo, Norway.

The fellowship period is 2 years, with no compulsory work. Starting date is no later than 1 September, 2017. No one can be appointed for more than one fixed-term period at the same institution.

Job and project description:

We seek candidates whose research interests enhance and complement the resaerch group in Stochastic Analysis. Information about the Stochastic Analysis group at UiO. The research fellow will be attached to the Section for Stochastic Analysis, Finance, Insurance and Risk, and be part of the project "Challenges in Stochastic Control, Information and Applications (STOCONINF)". STOCONINF is a 4-year project funded by the Norwegian Research Council. The appointed postdoc will perform research within one or more of the topics of STOCONINF's research plan.


The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for the fellowship will be selected in accordance with this, and will be expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.

The candidate must hold a PhD degree or corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in mathematics, with an excellent background in stochastic analysis and stochastic control. Knowledge of white noise analysis and Malliavin calculus for Lévy processes is an advantage.

The main purpose of a postdoctoral research fellowship is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their disciplines.

Please also refer to the regulations pertaining to the conditions of employment for post-doctoral fellowship positions.

A good command of English is required.


Salary NOK 486 100 - 567 100 per annum depending on qualifications in position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow (position code 1352)

The application must include:

Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

In accordance with the University of Oslo’s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity. UiO has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results a.o.

For further information about the project and position, contact:

Professor Geir Dahl (Chair). Phone: +47 22 85 58 35

Professor Emeritus Bernt Øksendal. Phone: +47 22 85 59 13

For questions regarding Jobbnorge, please contact HR Officer Ørjan Pretorius; email or phone: +47 22 85 63 49

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    Friday, March 31, 2017
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    University of Oslo
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