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Deadline: 2014-12-31
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Two postdoc positions in quantum gravity/quantum cosmology at the Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen

Two postdoc positions in theoretical high energy physics and cosmology at the Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

Area of Research

The research program in question, “Exploring the Quantum Universe”, is aimed at quantum gravity and quantum cosmology in the broadest sense, but people with research interest in neighboring areas like black hole physics are also invited to apply. The positions are financed by an ERC-Advanced grant held by Jan Ambjorn, and will each be for two years, starting latest September 2015.

The postdoc’s duty will be to pursue independent, excellent and ground-breaking research related to the above mentioned areas.

Further information about the theoretical particle physics group can be found at and information about the Niels Bohr Institute at Inquiries about the position can be made to ambjorn[AT]

Qualification requirements

A PhD in physics and research experience in the areas mentioned above.

Terms of salary, work, and employment

The basic salary is between 4400-4700 EUR/month plus pension (17%). Most non-Danish citizens are eligible for a favorable tax scheme.

Copenhagen is a beautiful, family-friendly city with a large international community, a lively and diverse cultural scene, and a very high quality of life. More on employment conditions at


The application should contain
* CV
* List of publications
* Description of research interests and future plans (research plan)

In addition to this applicants should arrange for three letters of reference. The application and letters of reference should be sent to, position ID #5053.

Application deadline is December 31st 2014.