Postdoc or Researcher Position in Aarhus University Denmark

Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics and Statistics at Aarhus University, Denmark Apr-2022


Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics and Statistics includes positions in Algebra and Topology, as well as in Applied Statistics is available at the Department of Mathematics at Aarhus University, Denmark April-2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: 1 August 2022
Contract Period: 3 years
Salary: 35.000 DKK / Month

Department of Mathematics

Aarhus University (AU), Denmark


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Qualification Details

As a successful candidate you are expected to:

  • shine in individual and collaborative research,
  • either to assist groups of bachelor students in doing homework or
  • co-teach advanced courses relevant for your research area.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Applicants in all areas of mathematics and statistics covered by the research groups of the department will be considered. In particular, there will be postdoc stipends available in the areas listed here:

When applying, you will be asked to indicate, which – if any - of the areas listed on the page above are of interest to you. The list includes positions in Algebra and Topology, as well as in Applied Statistics, and may be updated with new areas up until the deadline for application. The indicated research areas of your interest at the time of applying, does not automatically exclude you from being taken into consideration for positions in other research areas available at that time,or areas that may be added later.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 8352

Application Procedure

Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee, and each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants.

About the Aarhus University

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

About the Employer:


The Department of Mathematics, the city of Aarhus as well as Denmark can offer the successful candidate:

  • a positive and international work environment with a flat hierarchy,
  • a competitive salary, starting between DKK 35.000 and DKK 36.800 (euro approx. 4.700 – 4.900) + pension between DKK 5.900 and DKK 6.300 (euro approx. 790 - 840) per month – all listed amounts are before taxes are calculated.
  • universal health insurance as a resident of Denmark, including family members officially residing in Denmark.

The applicants may upload up to ten key publications with the application. While the assessment committee will evaluate the overall scientific achievements of all shortlisted candidates,the committee can only be expected to look into individual scientific results amongst those contained in publications submitted with the application.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

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Contact details

Søren Fournais

Professor, Department of Mathematics


[email protected]

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