Syddansk Universitet

Postdoc in Quantum Gravity (BB-551BF)

Found in: Neuvoo DK


The research team led by Astrid Eichhorn at at the at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense invites applications for one postdoc position. The position is expected to be filled in the area of asymptotically safe quantum gravity, with a focus on its connection to particle physics. The postdoc position will be placed in the . Application deadline: 15 March 2021.

We are looking for outstanding and highly-motivated candidates with a clear potential to excel in fundamental physics who are looking to join a dynamic, diverse and curiosity-driven research group. Advanced expertise on asymptotically safe gravity is welcomed.

CP3-Origins offers a stimulating research environment, with research topics ranging from quantum gravity, black-hole physics and gravitational waves, cosmology, dark matter to strongly-interacting field theories and formal aspects of quantum field theory.

The appointment will be for a term of three years at a very competitive salary and is expected to start in the autumn of 2021 (exact starting date is flexible).

Prospective candidates are required to include at least three letters of recommendation in their application.

About the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy

The Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy has approximately 160 employees including 37 permanent researchers, 70 postdocs and PhD students, and 35 technical administrative staff. To support experimental work the department has both a mechanical and electronics workshop. The department hosts four programmes - physics, chemistry, pharmacy and pharmaceutical chemistry with a total student population of just over 500. The research at the department is internationally competitive and the researchers secure DKK 45 – 50 million per year from external foundations and stakeholders. Researchers at FKF collaborate with the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (IMADA) and the Faculty of Engineering.

Based in Odense, the Faculty of Science offers a modern, inclusive, international and interdisciplinary working environment with state-of-the-art facilities as well as a strong tradition for collaboration across departments and faculties, with university colleges and high schools, municipalities, industries and museums in the region.
For further information please contact Associate Professor Astrid Eichhorn on . 

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

The application must include the following:
• A curriculum vitae including information on previous employment.
• A full list of publications stating the scientific publications on which the applicant wishes to rely.
• Three letters of recommendation. 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.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.

To qualify you must have passed a PhD or equivalent. Applications will be assessed by an expert assessor/committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the university.

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