Postdoc in Particle Astrophysics at the Niels Bohr Institute

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 11 Mar 2021

The Niels Bohr International Academy, Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen offers up to two postdoc positions in Particle Astrophysics. For one of the positions, we seek candidates with expertise in the modeling of the gamma-ray emission from starburst galaxies and supernovae, as well as r-process signatures from neutron star mergers. For the other position, we seek candidates with expertise in testing fundamental neutrino physics, both in and beyond the Standard Model, using high-energy and ultra-high energy neutrinos, and with experience connecting theoretical predictions to experimental observations.

The Niels Bohr International Academy is a young initiative committed to fostering the traditions of internationalism, interdisciplinarity and excellence in physics, which characterize the Niels Bohr Institute. It functions as a primary center for fundamental research including theoretical and computational astrophysics, cosmology, high energy particle physics, particle astrophysics, condensed matter physics, quantum optics, and biophysics.

The postdoc’s duties will include research within Particle Astrophysics. The post may also include performance of other duties.

Further information on the Department is linked at .

The position is open from 01.10.2021or as soon as possible thereafter.

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

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

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

The starting salary is currently up to DKK 437.435 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 74.801). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

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

Please include

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers

The deadline for applications is 11 March 2021, 23:59 GMT +2

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

You can read about the recruitment process at .

Interviews will be held after the application deadline.

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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