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Associate professor of Mathematical Physics and/or Quantum Information Theory
The advertisement is for a permanent position as Associate Professor in Mathematics within the area of Mathematical Physics and/or Quantum Information Theory.
Candidates are expected to have an internationally recognized research record having made ground-breaking contributions to the mathematics of quantum theory within the research disciplines mathematical physics and/or quantum information theory. The successful candidate will be part of the VILLUM Centre of Excellence for the Mathematics of Quantum Theory (QMATH) and is expected to contribute to the centre's activities in research, teaching, and outreach.
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.
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.
Assessment of applicants 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. Managerial and out-reach qualifications of applicants including ability to attract external funding will also be considered.
QMATH is part of the section on Geometric Analysis and Mathematical Physics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences. The centre was established in 2016 with a grant from the VILLUM foundation .
Further information on the Department is linked at http://www.science.ku.dk/english/about-the-faculty/organisation/. Inquiries about the position can be made to the Head of Department Michael Sørensen.
The position is open from July 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
Terms of employment The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
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 is currently up to DKK 449,720 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 76,902)
Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.
The application including all attachments must be in English and submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.
- 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
- Complete publication list
- Separate reprints of 5 particularly relevant papers
The deadline for applications is 26 March, 2017, 23:59 GMT +1.
After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.
You can read about the recruitment process at http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/.
Interviews/trial lectures will be held on 7 June, 2017.
Please refer to the following no. in future communication in this case: 211-0485.
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