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Professor position in Financial Mathematics, Data Science – UCPH, Denmark – Jan 2022

Denmark, University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a professor position in financial mathematics and data science. The position is open from 1 June 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to negotiation.

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General Info

Position: Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Joining Date: June 01, 2022
Contract Period: -
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Science
Department of Mathematical Science
University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

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Qualification Details

We are looking for applicants who do research in financial mathematics and data science. The successful candidate must be an internationally highly recognized researcher, and the research must have excellence status in the applicant's area of specialization with ground-breaking contributions.

Applicants are expected to have strong university level teaching credentials with documented teaching competencies and must be able to explain and reflect upon their own teaching practice and portfolio. Formal pedagogical training or supervision equivalent to the University of Copenhagen teacher training programme for assistant professors is required.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Duties include furthering the applicant’s own research, development of the field, research 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. Teaching obligations may include activities with external partners in our continued professional education programme for industry.

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Documents Required

  • 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

The Department is a leading mathematics institution with a vibrant and friendly international research environment that spans several areas of pure and applied mathematics. It has strong groups in, e.g., statistics, mathematical biology, insurance mathematics and quantum information theory. The department teaches a large portfolio of undergraduate and graduate courses both for students in the mathematical sciences and for students of other subjects at the Faculty of Science. Good opportunities to apply for research funding are available in Denmark. For information about the Department of Mathematical Sciences, please visit our website

About the Employer: University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

Note or Other details

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.

Negotiation for an individual salary supplement is possible.

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Contact details

Inquiries about the position can be made to the Head of Department, Professor Michael Sørensen (

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