Assistant Professor of Neutrino Astrophysics at Københavns Universitet

Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science

University of Copenhagen

The Niels Bohr International Academy, Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen offers a part-time fixed-term Assistant Professorship in Neutrino Astrophysics. We seek candidates expert in the analytical as well as numerical modeling of neutrino quantum kinetics in compact astrophysical sources, such as core-collapse supernova explosions and neutron star mergers.
The is a young initiative committed to fostering the traditions of internationalism, interdisciplinarity and excellence in physics, which characterize the Niels Bohr Institute. It functions as a primary center for fundamental research including theoretical and computational astrophysics, cosmology, high energy particle physics, particle astrophysics, condensed matter physics, quantum optics, and biophysics.
The assistant professor’s duties will primarily include research in Neutrino Astrophysics, including obligations with regard to publication/scientific communication. To a limited extent this may also include performance of other duties.
Further information on the Department is linked at . Inquiries about the position can be made to Irene Tamborra, .
The position is open from 01.09.2024or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is 29,6 hours per week (80%) and for a 3-year period.
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.
Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.
The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 5 particularly relevant papers
  • The deadline for applications is 5 May 2024, 23:59 GMT +2.

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 .
Interviews will be held after the application deadline.
Please refer to the following no. in future communication in this case: 211-0420/24-2A

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