University of Southern Denmark, IMADA - Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

2377 19933Position ID: SDU-POSTDOC1 [#19933, 22/25786]
Position Title: 2-3y Postdoctoral Fellows in Quantum Mathematics
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Odense, 5230, Denmark [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Pure Mathematics with relations to quantum theory
Application Deadline: 2022/05/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/04/21, finished 2023/01/14, listed until 2022/10/01)
Position Description:    

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The Centre for Quantum Mathematics (QM) at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (IMADA), University of Southern Denmark (SDU) invites applications for a number of two to three year positions as postdoctoral fellow with emphasis on pure mathematics with relations to quantum theory.  

Among the research groups at QM, there are currently two groups with available positions: one led by Centre Director, D-IAS Chair & ERC-SyG cPI, Professor Jørgen Ellegard Andersen and one led by Villum Investigator & DNRF Chair, Professor Vivek Shende.

The targeted starting date of the position is 1 September 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. Application deadline: 31 May 2022.

The candidate must have a PhD degree in mathematics or theoretical physics.

About QM and Odense
The QM centre is located at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty of Science on the international campus in Odense, Denmark. QM is newly established with the ambition to create a highly international and interdisciplinary group within a broad spectrum of pure mathematics and mathematical physics.

Odense is a fast-growing international community with an open Scandinavian culture, affordable housing and living costs.

Positions funded by the ERC-SyG project are subject to the entry into force of grant agreement no 810573 between SDU and European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme.

Contact information
Further information is available from Centre Director, D-IAS Chair & ERC-SyG cPI, Professor Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen ( and from Villum Investigator & DNRF Chair, Professor Vivek Shende (

Application, salary etc.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.

The application including the required attachments must be in English. The application must include:
• Detailed Curriculum Vitae
• Certificates/diplomas (MSc and PhD) - Danish or English
• Research statement
• List of publications
• At least three letters of recommendation. Should your referees wish to send their letters directly to us, please have them use e-mail: mentioning your name and the title of the position in the subject line. And please note that these also need to reach us before deadline.

Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.

To qualify you must have passed a PhD or equivalent. Applications will be assessed by an expert assessor/committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the university.

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

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online. Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. We strongly recommend that you read How to apply before you apply.

Further information for international applicants considering applying for a job at the University of Southern Denmark. Please take a look at the webpage from our International Staff Office (ISO) at The University of Southern Denmark.

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Contact: Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen / Vivek Shende, +45 60202795
Email: email address
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Centre for Quantum Mathematics
University of Southern Denmark
Campusvej 55
DK-5230 Odense
Web Page: https://sdu-dk/qm