University of Copenhagen, Dept of Mathematical Sciences

821 17813Position ID: 821-PD2021 [#17813]
Position Title: Postdoc in Mathematics
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Copenhagen, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2021/08/01, finished 2022/05/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

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 17, 2021, at midnight local time (11:59 p.m. CET), with starting date in 2022, ordinarily September 1 or October 1.

The salary is very competitive --- depending on seniority, it amounts to 487,000-516,000 DKK/year (app. EUR 65,000-69,000 EUR/year) incl. 17.1 % in pension contribution. 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 mathematics, and has an active postdoc and visitors' programme; 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:

For more information about the above units, please see their webpages, or contact any of professors listed there.

There are also some postdoc stipends available which are not attached to any of the above mentioned centers/grants.
Applications in 
Statistics, Insurance and Economics, including OR, are referred to our call [SPTIE2021 #18015]

Procedures and application deadline:

Very important: In addition to submitting your application here through MathJobs you must also submit it via the University of Copenhagen recruiting system.

The link to the University of Copenhagen recruitment system will be mailed to you after submitting your MathJobs application.

Both applications must be submitted at latest November 17, 2021, midnight local time (11:59 p.m. CET)By university regulations, applications received thereafter cannot be considered.

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.  

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Dept of Mathematical Sciences
Universitetsparken 5
2100 Copenhagen