University of Copenhagen

821 18015Position ID: 821-SPTIE2021 [#18015]
Position Title: Postdoc in Statistics and the Mathematics of Insurance and Economics
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Copenhagen, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics, Probability, OR, Actuarial and Financial Math
Application Deadline: 2021/11/17 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/08/27, updated 2021/08/18)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen is seeking top early-career researchers for a number of attractive postdoctoral positions in Statistics and the Mathematics of Insurance and Economics. The positions are one- to three-year positions, with application deadline November 17, 2021 and standard starting date October 1st, 2022.

The salary amounts to 487,000-516,000 DKK/year (app. EUR 65,000-69,000 EUR/year) incl. 17.1 % in pension contribution, depending on seniority. Potential applicants from outside of Denmark can find information about life in Denmark - including taxation, healthcare, etc. – at

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 pure and applied mathematics, and has an active postdoc and visitors programme; we refer to our homepage for more information.

Applicants hired via this call will be affiliated with either the section Insurance and Economics or the section Statistics and Probability Theory. Strong applicants in all areas covered by the topics of these sections will be considered, and postdoc stipends not attached to a specific center or grant are available. In particular, there will be postdoc stipends in the following specific areas/centers of the departments:

We also expect hirings outside of those areas. We also draw attention to our call in Mathematics [PD2021 #17813], where applicants in e.g.,  Mathematical Biology are encouraged to apply.  

Procedures and application deadline

Recruitment for these positions are done through the University of Copenhagen electronic recruitment system linked here. The deadline for applying on that site will be November 17, 2021, midnight local time (11:59 p.m. CET).

We expect to send invitations for interviews in December 2021 or January 2022. The interviews will typically take place in January or February of 2022, and our search is expected to be concluded around April. The standard starting date is October 1st, 2022.

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

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

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