Copenhagen University

Copenhagen University

Postdoc in particle astrophysics



Niels Bohr International Academy, 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 up to two postdoc positions in Particle Astrophysics. For the first position, we seek candidates experts in the modeling of electromagnetic and high-energy neutrino counterparts of gravitational waves, the physics of neutron stars, kilonovae and fast radio bursts, as well as magneto-hydrodynamics and astrophysical radiation processes. For the other position, we seek candidates expert in the analytical as well as numerical modeling of core-collapse supernova explosions, multi- dimensional magneto-hydrodynamic simulations of the stellar collapse and related numerical techniques.

The Niels Bohr International Academy 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 postdoc's duties will include research within Particle Astrophysics.

Further information on the Department is linked at https: // www. Inquiries about the position can be made to Irene Tamborra, [email protected].

The position is for 2 years and is open from 1 September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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 3 particularly relevant papers .
  • The deadline for applications is 20 February 2024, 23:59 GMT +1 .

    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 https: //

    Job details


    Postdoc in particle astrophysics


    Copenhagen University




    February 07, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 20, 2024

    Job type



    Agricultural Science,Physics,Space Science

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