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Post Doctoral Researcher in Probability Theory and Mathematical Physics (2022-224-04798)
Aalborg University

Date Posted Jul. 20, 2022
Title Post Doctoral Researcher in Probability Theory and Mathematical Physics (2022-224-04798)
University Aalborg University
Aalborg, Denmark
Department Department of Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline Aug. 31, 2022
Position Start Date Dec. 1, 2022
  • Post-Doc
  • Physics - General
    Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Mathematical Sciences a position as postdoc in an area on the border between probability theory and mathematical physics is open for appointment from 1. of December 2022 or soon hereafter. The position is available for a period of 3 years. The Department of Mathematical Sciences houses research in both mathematics and statistics and moreover three education programs, Mathematics, Mathematics-Economics, and Mathematics- Technology. Furthermore, several courses for programs in Engineering and Social Sciences are taught by the Department of Mathematical Sciences.  Aalborg University is comprised of three campuses, Aalborg, Esbjerg, and Copenhagen. This position is in Aalborg. For more information about the department, please see <a href="">Department of Mathematical Sciences (</a>

Job description

What we offer:
We offer a postdoc position within the Department of Mathematical Sciences as part of the project “Peculiar Distribution Functions and Interesting Stochastic Processes” granted by the Independent Research Fund Denmark. The selected candidate will be conducting research in close collaboration with researchers from both sections of mathematics and statistics.

What we request:
The selected candidate will hold a PhD in Mathematics and will have promising research results within Probability Theory and/or Mathematical Quantum Mechanics. A solid background within at least two of the following three areas is required: functional and differential equations, stochastic processes, and non-equilibrium quantum evolution.

You may obtain further professional information from Head of Department Søren Højsgaard, e-mail: 

Qualification requirements: 

Appointment as Postdoc presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment. Appointment as a Postdoc cannot exceed a period of four years in total at Aalborg University.

The application must contain the following:

  • A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
  • Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 5 publications.
  • Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organisations and the like.
  • Additional qualifications in relation to the position. References/recommendations.
  • Personal data.

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

Shortlisting will be applied. After the review of any objections regarding the assessment committee, the head of department, with assistance from the chair of the assessment committee, selects the candidates to be assessed. All applicants will be informed as to whether they will advance to assessment or not.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Mathilde Vestergaard HR-Servicecenter EST by mail


Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.   

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Contact Information

  • Head of Department Søren Højsgaard
    Department of Mathematical Sciences
    Aalborg University


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