University of Copenhagen, Dept of Mathematical Sciences

821 21696Position ID: 821-PROF [#21696, 211-0204/22-2K]
Position Title: Professor of Applied Algebra
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Copenhagen, Hovedstaden 2800, Denmark [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Algebra
Application Deadline: 2023/01/03 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/12/01, finished 2023/07/08, listed until 2023/06/01)
Position Description:    

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Professor of Applied Algebra Department of Mathematical Sciences Faculty of Science University of Copenhagen

The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a position as full professor of applied algebra. The application deadline is 3 January 2023, and the starting date is 1 June 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to negotiation.

The successful candidate must have an internationally highly recognized record of outstanding achievement in research with ground-breaking contributions to the applicant's area of specialization. Applicants whose research includes applications in biology will be preferred.

Applicants are expected to have strong documented university level teaching credentials. They must be able to explain and reflect upon their own teaching practice and portfolio. Pedagogical training or supervision equivalent to the University of Copenhagen teacher training programme for assistant professors is necessary. Candidates are also expected to have managerial qualifications, for instance in managing their own research group, and out-reach experience.

Duties include furthering the applicant’s own research, development of the scientific field, research assessment tasks, grant applications, and research management such as supervision and training of research fellows. The successful applicant must also teach, supervise, prepare and participate in examinations, and fulfill other tasks requested by the Department. Teaching obligations may include activities with external partners in our continued education programme.

The Department is a leading mathematics institution with a vibrant international research environment that spans several areas of pure and applied mathematics. It has strong groups in, e.g., number theory, topology, statistics, mathematical biology and mathematical physics. 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

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

Submission of application

A more detailed job advertisement and a link for online application can be found at The application including all attachments must be in English and can only be submitted electronically.

Deadline for applications is 3 January 2023 23:59 GMT+1

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

Interviews will be held on 20 April 2023.

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Contact: Michael Sørensen, +45 3533 0402
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Dept. of Mathematical Sciences
University of Copenhagen
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