Postdoctoral Researcher in Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

University of Copenhagen Department of Niels Bohr Institute


Post-Doctoral Researcher in Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

We invite applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on non-equilibrium statistical physics. We are looking for candidates with a background in theoretical physics and with interest in theoretical biophysics, active matter and/or non-equilibrium statistical mechanics.

The position consists of funding for two years. Further information on the Department is linked at Inquiries about the position can be made to Prof. Karel Proesmans (

The fellow should start in the first half of 2023.

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


Please include:

  • Cover letter including research plan
  • Curriculum vita
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Complete publication list
  • Contact information for up to 2 references

Application deadline

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 01 November 2022, 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

Interviews will be held short after the application deadline.

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 Danish Ministry of Taxation 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.


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Application deadline: 01-11-2022
Employment start: 01-01-2023
Working hours: Full time
Department/Location: Department of Niels Bohr Institute

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