Postdoctoral fellowship in Model Reduction, Surrogate Modelling, Scientific Computing

    Postdoctoral fellowship in Model Reduction, Surrogate Modelling, Scientific Computing

    Postdoctoral fellowship in Model Reduction, Surrogate Modelling, Scientific Computing, in the Computational Science Section at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    May 15, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPostdoctoral fellowship
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Scientific Computing
    – Partial differential equations
    – Model reduction
    – Surrogate modelling
    – Software engineering
    – High-performance computing
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceComputational Science Section 
    Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
    Contract Period2 Years


    We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a PhD in applied mathematics, computational engineering, or related fields who would like take part in making the automotive industry more economic and “greener”.


    The ideal candidate is well acquainted with one or more of the following areas: scientific computing, partial differential equations, model reduction, surrogate modelling, software engineering, high-performance computing. The project may open up future career paths in academia as well as in  industry.

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The project involves innovations that target energy savings corresponding to a yearly reduction of 1.5 million tons of C02! Tasks include the development and implementation of reduced-order and surrogate models for solver acceleration and surrogate-based optimization, respectively.

    How to Apply?

    • 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.

    Documents Required

    The application must include the following:

    • A curriculum vitae including information on previous employment.
    • A full list of publications stating the scientific publications on which the applicant wishes to rely.

    About the Department

    The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers a dynamic research environment and competitive salaries. The department is placed at SDU’s main campus in Odense, which is Denmark’s  third largest city, located 1:20 hours by train west of Copenhagen. Denmark is known for its high standards of living and free health care. Applicants from outside Denmark are eligible for substantial tax reductions. Detailed information on salaries, taxation, and working in Denmark can be found via below links.


    • 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.
    • Further information for international applicants about entering and working in Denmark.


    Ralf Zimmermann

    Official advertisement

    Postdoctoral Position in Model Reduction and Surrogate Modelling

    Post expires at 8:59am on Sunday May 16th, 2021 (GMT+9)