University of Copenhagen, Niels Bohr International Academy

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Position ID:UCPH-NBIA-LHPROF2023 [#23492]
Position Title: Louis-Hansen Foundation Assistant/Associate Professorships in Theoretical Physics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Copenhagen, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Cosmology/Particle Astrophysics
Planetary Sciences / Planet Formation and Evolution
High Energy Physics / Machine Learning, Theoretical Particle Physics
Astrophysics / Theoretical Astrophysics
Condensed Matter Physics / Computational Physics, Condensed Matter Theory (more...)
Appl Deadline:2022/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/28, finished 2023/06/17, listed until 2023/02/01)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Louis-Hansen Foundation Assistant/Associate Professorship in Theoretical Physics


The Niels Bohr International Academy (NBIA) invites expressions of interest for a fixed-term Louis-Hansen Foundation Assistant/Associate Professorship. NBIA aims to either expand into new research areas, such as quantum information theory, or strengthen on-going programs, including Theoretical Astrophysics, Theoretical Particle Physics, Gravitational Physics, Particle Astrophysics, and Condensed Matter Theory. NBIA will consider truly outstanding individuals in all areas of theoretical physics The Louis-Hansen Foundation Assistant/Associate Professor will be appointed for a period of 5 years, preferably starting during the fall of 2023. Interested individuals are encouraged to upload all material before December 15th, 2022. The search may possibly continue beyond that date.

We are seeking internationally outstanding, highly motivated individuals who are eager to start their own groups with the potential to become leaders in their fields. NBIA seeks scientists who will play a leading role by contributing to the daily activities and the future development of the Academy. 

Louis-Hansen Foundation Assistant and Associate Professors are expected to carry out an independent research program and interact with other NBIA members. They will have the opportunity to guide more junior fellows, teach courses at various levels, participate in outreach activities, and organize international meetings and PhD schools.

The Niels Bohr International Academy, hosted by the Niels Bohr Institute,  strives to attract the best and the brightest by providing the environment to enable curiosity-driven breakthrough research in the physical sciences and mathematics. The Academy hosts numerous workshops, symposia and PhD-schools every year, as well as a number of outreach activities, including an annual series of public lectures.

Interested individuals are invited to express their interest indicating in their cover letters whether they are interested in the Assistant or Associate Professor position. Exceptionally qualified individuals at the Assistant Professor level will be considered for the Associate Professor appointment.

Assistant and Associate Professors at the Niels Bohr International Academy receive a competitive salary (including pension) and funds for travel and computing. Generous parental leave, state-subsidized childcare, 6 weeks of paid vacation, pension contribution, and full medical care are available to employees in Denmark. Copenhagen is a beautiful, family-friendly city with a large international community, a lively and diverse cultural scene, and a very high quality of life. Most international researchers are eligible for a favorable tax scheme.  

The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes all qualified individuals regardless of personal background. 

For any inquiries, kindly send an email to , with email subject "Louis-Hansen Foundation Assistant/Associate Professorships in Theoretical Physics, UCPH-NBIA-LHPROF2022 [#23492]."

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The Niels Bohr Institute
Blegdamsvej 17
DK-2100 Copenhagen