31 July 2023

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for one or more positions as Full Professor, Associate Professor or Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mathematics. 

We are in particular looking for candidates who can strengthen our activities within algebra and/or geometry, for example with expertise within algebraic, arithmetic, discrete or differential geometry (including geometric analysis), but all applications are welcome.

The positions may be applied for at the tenure-track assistant professor level, the associate professor level or the full professor level. Please note that it is possible to apply at more than one level. If you apply at more than one level, separate applications must be submitted (see below).

Tenure-track assistant professor

Applicants for a tenure-track assistant professorship must have an academic standing showing internationally competitive research and an internationally recognized potential for outstanding research achievements.

The tenure-track assistant professor’s duties will primarily involve research, including publication and scientific communication, and research-based teaching with associated examination obligations within mathematics. To a limited extent, the position may also include other duties.

Assessment of applicants for the tenure-track assistant professorship will primarily consider their level of documented, original internationally competitive research. The ability to attract external funding and outreach qualifications will be considered too. Documented teaching qualifications are not mandatory, but documented teaching qualifications and teaching experience will be considered.

Associate professor and full professor

Applicants for an associate professorship or a full professorship are expected to have an internationally highly recognized record of outstanding achievement in research with ground-breaking contributions to the applicant's area of specialization and 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 outreach experience.

Duties include furthering the applicant’s own research, development of the scientific field, research assessment tasks, grant applications, and research management including research supervision. The successful applicant must also teach, supervise, prepare and participate in examinations within mathematics, and fulfil other tasks requested by the Department.

Assessment of applicants for an associate professorship and a full professorship will primarily consider their level of documented, original scientific production at an international level, including contributions to developments in their field, as well as their documented teaching qualifications. The ability to attract external funding will also be considered as will managerial and outreach qualifications.


The application deadline is the 1st of October 2023, and the starting date is 1 April 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to negotiation.