University of Copenhagen, Dept of Mathematical Sciences

821 18890Position ID: 821-PROFESSOR [#18890]
Position Title: Professor of Financial Mathematics and Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Copenhagen, Hovedstaden 2100, Denmark [map]
Subject Area: Financial Mathematics and Data Science.
Application Deadline: 2022/01/02 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/04, finished 2022/07/09, listed until 2022/01/03)
Position Description:    

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Professor of Financial Mathematics and Data Science Department of Mathematical Sciences Faculty of Science University of Copenhagen

The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a position of Professor in Financial Mathematics and Data Science. The position is open from 1 June 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to negotiation.

We are looking for applicants who do research in financial mathematics and data science. The successful candidate must be an internationally highly recognized researcher, and the research must have excellence status in the applicant's area of specialization with ground-breaking contributions.

Applicants are expected to have strong university-level teaching credentials with documented teaching competencies and must be able to explain and reflect upon their own teaching practice and portfolio. Formal pedagogical training or supervision equivalent to the University of Copenhagen teacher training programme for assistant professors is required.

Assessment of applicants will primarily consider their level of documented, original scientific production at an international level, including contributions to developments in their field, as well as their documented teaching qualifications. Managerial and out-reach qualifications of applicants including ability to attract external funding will also be considered.

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

The Department is a leading mathematics institution with a vibrant and friendly international research environment that spans several areas of pure and applied mathematics. It has strong groups in, e.g., statistics, mathematical biology, insurance mathematics and quantum information theory. The department teaches a large portfolio of undergraduate and graduate courses both for students in the mathematical sciences and for students of other subjects at the Faculty of Science. Good opportunities to apply for research funding are available in Denmark. For information about the Department of Mathematical Sciences, please visit our website

Copenhagen is among the most livable cities in the world with a rich culture within music, theatre and associations ( Life for families is made easy by a publicly supported daycare and health care system, maternity/parental leave and six weeks of annual vacation. International candidates may find information on living and working in Denmark here:

Inquiries about the position can be made to the Head of Department, Professor Michael Sørensen (

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. Negotiation for an individual salary supplement is possible.

A more detailed job advertisement and a link for online application can be found at

The deadline for applications is Sunday 2 January 2022, 23:59 GMT +1.

The application including all attachments must be in English and submitted electronically via the link above.

Please include

Curriculum vitae including information about external funding Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent) Research plan – description of current and future research plans Description and documentation of teaching experience and qualifications according to university guidelines Complete publication list Separate reprints of 5 particularly relevant papers

Interviews/trial lectures will be held on 2 May 2022.

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Contact: Michael Sørensen, +45 3533 0402
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Dept. of Mathematical Sciences
University of Copenhagen
Universitetsparken 5
DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø
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