211-1201/22-2I Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics

Updated: 11 days ago
Deadline: 15 Nov 2022

Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen is seeking top early-career researchers for a number of attractive one to three year postdoctoral positions. The application deadline is November 15, 2022, at midnight local time (11:59 p.m. CET), with starting date in 2023, ordinarily September 1 or October 1.

Terms of employment
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment are according to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

Potential applicants from outside of Denmark can find information about life in Denmark - including taxation, healthcare, etc. – at https://ism.ku.dk/salary-tax-pension

The teaching load is typically two quarter (half-semester) courses per year of which one usually is as a teaching assistant.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences has strong research groups in many areas of mathematics, and has an active postdoc and visitors' program; we refer to our homepage for more information.

Applicants in all areas of mathematics covered by the research groups of the department will be considered. In particular there will be postdoc stipends in the following specific areas/centers of the department:

  • Algebraic and arithmetic geometry, applied algebra, combinatorics, geometric group theory, geometry and geometric analysis, Lie theory, representation theory, number theory, and topology, as covered by the Section for Algebra & Geometry and the Copenhagen Center for Geometry & Topology (GEOTOP) .
  • Functional analysis, operator algebras, geometric group theory, descriptive set theory, harmonic and classical analysis, history of mathematics, mathematical physics, partial differential equations, quantum information and quantum computing, as covered by the section Analysis and Quantum , the Center for the Mathematics of Quantum Theory (QMATH) , the Novo Nordisk Foundation Quantum for Life Center, and the DFF project Operator Algebras, Groups and Quantum Spaces.

About your application
The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please note that the materials that should be considered in the assessment must be attached to the application.

When filling out the form, please include the following PDF documents:

  • Cover Letter.
  • CV: Please upload a 1-3 pages CV, including list of publications.
  • Diplomas: Please upload your Master's and PhD diplomas. If you do not yet have a PhD diploma, please just upload a PDF stating your (expected) PhD date.
  • Research plan: Please upload a 1-4 pages summary of your past research and future plans.
  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers (not mandatory)

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

An assessment committee will be appointed to evaluate the applications. The final selection of a successful candidate will be made by the Head of Department, based on the recommendations of the assessment committee. We expect to send invitations for interviews in December 2022 or January 2023. The interviews will typically take place in January and February of 2023, and our search is expected to be concluded around April 2023.

University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Application deadline
The application deadline is November 15, 2022, midnight local time (11:59 p.m. CET). Applications or supplementary material received thereafter will not be considered.

Questions regarding your application can be directed to postdocapply@math.ku.dk . You are also welcome to directly contact any faculty member close to your research area.

You can read about the recruitment process at https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/ .

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.

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