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(211-0547) Professor of applied probability and insurance mathematics

Professor of applied probability and insurance mathematics 
Department of Mathematical Sciences 
Faculty of Science 
University of Copenhagen 
We are looking for a professor of applied probability and insurance mathematics. The successful candidate is expected to be an internationally highly recognized researcher and the research must have excellence status in the applicant's area of specialization. 
Applicants are required to have university level teaching and supervision experience, documented teaching competencies and must be able to explain and reflect upon own teaching and supervision practice and portfolio. Applicants with extensive teaching and supervision experience in courses and topics of insurance mathematics are preferred. 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. 
The Department is a leading mathematics institution with a lively international research environment that spans several areas of pure and applied mathematics. It has strong groups in, e.g., insurance mathematics, statistics and mathematical physics. The department teaches a large portfolio of undergraduate and graduate courses both for students in the mathematical sciences, including insurance mathematics, and for students of other subjects at the Faculty of Science.  
Further information on the department can be found via http://www.science.ku.dk/english/about-the-faculty/organisation/. Inquiries about the position can be made to the Head of Department Michael Sørensen (michael@math.ku.dk ). 
The position is open from 1 June 2018 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 for professors is currently DKK 589,601 including annual supplement (+ pension DKK 100,822)  
Negotiation for salary supplement is possible. 
The application including all attachments must be in English and submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.  
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  
  • Complete publication list 
  • Separate reprints of 5 particularly relevant papers 
The deadline for applications is Sunday 21 January 2018 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 25 April 2018  
Please refer to the following no. in future communication in this case: 211-0547 

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.


Application deadline: 21-01-2018
Employment start: 01-06-2018
Working hours: Full time
Department/Location: Department of Mathematical Science

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