University of Copenhagen, Dept of Mathematical Sciences

821 21898Position ID: 821-PROF1 [#21898, 211-0211/22-2K]
Position Title: Full professor of mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematics / mathematical physics / partial differential equations / spectral theory
Application Deadline: 2023/01/29 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2023/01/02, listed until 2023/07/02)
Position Description:    

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Professor of Mathematics Department of Mathematical Sciences Faculty of Science University of Copenhagen

The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a position as full professor of mathematics. The application deadline is 29 January 2023, and the starting date is 1 August 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 with expertise in mathematical physics, partial differential equations and spectral theory 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.

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, operator algebras, combinatorics, 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 (

Copenhagen is among the most livable cities in the world with a rich culture within music, theater 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: Useful information is also available at The International Staff Mobility office at the University of Copenhagen ( that offers a variety of services to international researchers coming to and working at the University of Copenhagen.

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 Sunday 29 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/trial lectures will be held on 10 May 2023

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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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