Post-doc Positions in Statistics, Economics, Business Administration, Geography, Biology, Engineering, Physics

Company:IT University of Copenhagen

Location:Denmark / Copenhagen

Discipline:Statistics, Economics, Business Administration, Geography, Biology, Engineering, Physics

Employment Type:Post-doc Positions


Post-doc positions, Copenhagen, VKR Professor Bent Flyvbjerg

Villum Kann Rasmussen Professor Bent Flyvbjerg is extending his research team in Copenhagen. The Danish Institute for IT Program Management at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU) offers one or more Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for a two-year duration, with a possible extension. The starting date is negotiable.

The main areas of research are IT projects and IT program management. Applicants are not required to have research experience in these fields. Candidates from, for example, the following fields are also welcome: statistics, economics, business administration, geography, biology, engineering, physics, or similar.

The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will be responsible for both their own research and publications and support of other research activities within DIIP, predominantly those of VKR Professor Bent Flyvbjerg.

An attractive salary, pension, and relocation services are offered.


Candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Hold, or be close to completion of, a PhD-degree.
  • Experience with quantitative research.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • One or more publications in well-cited journals.

Job description

The Post-doctoral Research Fellow’s main tasks will be research and writing aimed at publication in leading journals or university press. Data collection (supported by research assistants) and data analyses (supported by statisticians) will be part of the job.


Please send your CV and a brief expression of interest to Administrative Officer, Nicole Paulus Amter, Questions about the position can be directed to Codirector, Jens Schmidt,

The IT University invites all qualified researchers regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation, or ethnic background to apply for the positions.

General information about ITU

The IT University has more than 160 full-time academics. Research and teaching in information technology span all academic activities which involve computers including computer science, information and media sciences, humanities and social sciences, business impact, and the commercialization of IT.

Located in modern architecture at the intersection of the new Ørestad and the old Amager, a 6-minute metro ride from the center of Copenhagen, ITU offers an informal working environment, a varied everyday life, and a highly motivated, ambitious, competent, and diverse international faculty, with PhD degrees from 15 different countries.

Working in Copenhagen

Copenhagen has a strong educational system, a rich cultural life, universal healthcare, good childcare, and a well-functioning infrastructure. Copenhagen is among the world’s most liveable cities according to the Economist Global Liveability Index. Living and working in Copenhagen will be a good experience.

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