The Niels Bohr International Academy (NBIA) is an independent center of excellence hosted by the Niels Bohr Institute. Our mission is to attract the best and the brightest to Denmark and provide the environment to enable breakthrough research in the physical sciences and mathematics, such as astroparticle physics, biophysics, condensed matter, quantum devices, particle physics, cosmology, and theoretical astrophysics.
INTERACTIONS is a post-doctoral program co-funded by the European Union and hosted by the Niels Bohr International Academy at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen. The program offers both Junior and Senior Fellowships in theoretical physics and natural sciences.
Junior Fellowships: These are fixed-term postdoctoral level positions aimed at outstanding applicants with 0-5 years of postdoctoral experience.
Senior Fellowships: For exceptionally accomplished young researchers, with typically more than 5 years of post-doctoral experience, we will offer a competitive scheme of senior fellowships in the fixed-term Assistant or Associate Professor category.
Duration: All appointments will be made for a period ranging between 12 and 36 months.
Top European Partners: All fellows will have the opportunity to visit one of five partner leading institutions in Europe: Oxford, Cambridge, Heidelberg, CERN, and Saclay for a period of up to 6 months.
The INTERACTIONS program is fundamentally of bottom-up nature. This means that applicants are free to define their own research programs. The only prerequisite is that these research areas are broadly aligned with at least one of the main topics detailed below and that there are matching mentors and grant-holders who can supervise the fellow's work and their scientific development. The wide range of research in theoretical physics at the NBIA is divided into the following six research areas:
- Astroparticle Physics
- Biological Physics and Soft Condensed Matter Physics
- Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
- Quantum Information and Quantum Mathematics
- Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology
- Theoretical Astrophysics
Deadlines: Call 2: 1 December 2020 - Call 3: 1 December 2021