University of Southern Denmark, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

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Position ID:SDU-Department of Mathematics and Computer Science-PHD [#24236]
Position Title: PhD Positions in Computational Cosmology at CP3-origins, University of Southern Denmark
Position Location:Odense, Odense 5230, Denmark [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Bioinformatics / Computer Science
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/01/31, finished 2023/11/18, listed until 2023/05/15)
Position Description:    

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We are looking for outstanding and highly motivated candidates with potential to excel in computational cosmology, and who are looking to join a dynamic, curiosity-driven research group. CP3-Origins offers a stimulating research environment with research topics ranging from cosmology to dark matter astro-particle physics, quantum gravity, black holes and quantum field theory.

The appointments will be for terms of three (or four) years and are expected to start in the autumn of 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter (starting date is flexible). Funding for travel to conferences, workshops and PhD schools is available.

The Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy is one of four departments at the Faculty of Science, SDU and is located in Odense. The Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy is a department focused on basic research. We are happy to move beyond traditional disciplines and work to develop new technologies and sciences across physics, chemistry, pharmacy, mathematics, computer science and biology. The department’s research thus contributes to new knowledge and solutions with applications in the areas of climate, environment, energy and health.

These PhD positions are placed in the Section for Physics. The physics section is focused on basic research within the areas of fundamental physics, biophysics, and computational physics.

The application deadline is 15 May 2023.

For further inquiries, please contact Dr Sofie Marie Koksbang at

Application, salary etc. Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three (students who have completed their MSc) or four years (students who have not yet completed their MSc). Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.

The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Application must be in English and made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following: • A research proposal/description of your approach to the above project (max one page excluding references) • A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages) (please attach this under box "Application form") • Detailed CV, including personal contact information • Copies of diplomas, Bachelor as well as Master’s degree, including transcript of notes/grades • At least two signed reference letters. Should your referees wish to send their letters directly to us, please have them use e-mail: mentioning your name and the title of the position in the subject line. And please note that these also need to reach us before deadline.

Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process.

Further information about the PhD-study can be found at the homepage of the University.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online". Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. We strongly recommend that you read How to apply before you apply.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.

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