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Associate Professor in Geometry/Topology at Aarhus University 881780

Associate Professor in Geometry/Topology at Aarhus University

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, invites applications for a permanent position as Associate Professor in Geometry and Topology to be filled as soon as possible. The workplace will be the Department of Mathematics and the successful applicant will be associated with Centre for Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces (QGM) within the Department of Mathematics.

The chosen candidate is expected to play an active role in securing external funding and take part in the teaching and supervision of students at all levels.

QGM focuses on Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces. In particular the aim is to provide and study complete mathematical models for a number of quantum field theories.  These include topological twists of quantum Yang-Mills theory, the geometric Langlands Program, quantum Chern-Simons theory and quantum gravity in two- and three-spatial dimensions. It is a collaborative project involving representation theory, algebraic topology, algebraic geometry, quantum algebra, quantum topology of three-manifolds, Riemann surfaces and Teichmüller theory, gauge theory and Berezin-Toeplitz quantization, together with mathematical aspects of quantum field theory and string theory.

Place of Employment and Place of Work
The place of employment is Aarhus University, and the place of work is Science and Technology, Ny Munkegade 118, DK-8000 Aarhus, Denmark.

For more information please contact the Head of Department Niels O. Nygaard, phone +45 8715 5785, email niels.nygaard@math.au.dk or visit http://math.au.dk

Letters of reference may be sent directly by referees to shradras@jobsys.au.dk no later than 1, April 2017 with the candidate’s name clearly stated in the subject field.

Application procedure
Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee, and each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.
Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.
Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.
Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

Aarhus University offers Relocation service to International researchers. You can read more about it here: http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/

Deadline

All applications must be made online and received by:

01.04.2017
Please apply online here

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