Professor or Associate Professor in Physics, in the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Deadline to Apply
June 23, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +2)
|Position||Professor or Associate Professor|
|No. of Position(s)||1|
|Salary||Professor level – DKK 631.009 / Year|
Associate professor – DKK 481.303 / Year
|Workplace||Niels Bohr Institute|
Faculty of Science
University of Copenhagen
|Contract Period||1 Year|
|Starting date||Jan 01, 2022|
Needed qualifications at the Professor level: Applicants are required to have university level teaching experience, documented teaching competencies and must be able to explain and reflect upon own teaching practice and portfolio. Formal pedagogical training or supervision equivalent to the University of Copenhagen teacher-training programme is required. Applicants the professor level are expected to have a strong track record of independent course development and strategic improvement of educational programs. The successful candidate will be an accomplished supervisor at all levels, ideally with a history of successful career development with students and young researchers.
Needed qualifications at the Associate Professor level: Applicants are required to have university level teaching experience, documented teaching competencies and must be able to explain and reflect upon own teaching practice and portfolio. Formal pedagogical training or supervision equivalent to the University of Copenhagen teacher training programme for assistant professors is required. Candidates at associate professor level should ideally have been responsible for lectures and course development as well as supervision at both bachelor and master’s levels. International teaching experience will be considered an advantage.
The candidate should have a research in profile in either computational methods in physics or in quantum information theory. Candidates within computational physics preferably have a research profile in one or more of the following areas, advanced statistical learning, algorithm development, numerical methods, or simulation-based inference. Candidates within quantum information theory preferably have experience with application and implementation of quantum information for quantum technology, quantum communication or quantum algorithms
Responsibilities/ Job Description
The successful candidate must be an outstanding scientist who has already had significant international impact on research and who has demonstrated: (1) the talent and vision to define an independent research program, (2) the scientific maturity to establish an independent research group, and (3) the ability to attract significant external funding in open competition at national and international levels. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate both internationally and within University of Copenhagen on research questions of broad-scale relevance and should preferably have experience from leading an internationally recognized research program.
Duties include the applicant’s own research, development of the field, assessment tasks, grant applications, and research management such as supervision and training of research fellows and other staff. The successful applicant must also teach, supervise, prepare and participate in examinations, and fulfill other tasks requested by the Department.
Current faculty at The Niels Bohr Institute is active in broad areas of theoretical physics including Astrophysics (including Planetary Sciences and Cosmology); Biophysics and Biocomplexity; Geophysics (including Ice, Climate, and Earth Sciences); High Energy and Astro-particle Physics; and Quantum Physics (including condensed matter, atomic, molecular and optical).
How to Apply?
The application including all attachments must be in English and submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW above.
- 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
About the Department
Relevant research activities at the Niels Bohr Institute can be found within Astrophysics (including Planetary Sciences and Cosmology); Biophysics and Biocomplexity; Condensed Matter and Quantum Physics, Geophysics (including Ice, Climate, and Earth Sciences); High Energy and Astro-particle Physics and in the Center for Quantum Devices (qdev.dk); quantum optics theory group (tqo.dk), the Quantum Photonics Center (hy-q.nbi.ku.dk), and the Quantum Optics Center (quantop.nbi.ku.dk). Related activities can further be found in the Center for the Mathematics of Quantum Theory (qmath.ku.dk/).
- Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.
- Commencing salary for employment at professor level is currently DKK 631.009 including annual supplement (+ pension DKK107.902).
- Commencing salary for employment at associate professor level is currently up toDKK 481.303 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 82.302).
- Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.
- Interviews/trial lectures will be held on 29 November 2021.
Prof. Jan W. Thomsen
Head of the Niels Bohr Institute
Prof. Joachim Mathiesen
Deputy Head of Research
Post expires at 8:59am on Thursday June 24th, 2021 (GMT+9)