DMS Open Position – University of Copenhagen

DMS Open Position

Postdoctoral Fellowship

One postdoctoral position is available in the Data Management Systems group (DMS), Department of Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen. The DMS group conducts computer systems research in areas emerging with new challenges in data management. Projects include actor-based transactional database systems, scalable stream processing systems, scalable graph/semantic data analysis systems, data analysis on many-core systems, data platforms for geospatial data and in-memory databases. The group is keen on validating their work experimentally.

The position is initially for one year, but can be extended to two years based on mutual agreement. It is funded by an internal starting grant from the department. We are looking for a postdoc with a strong publication record, preferably in areas related to the group's on-going projects mentioned above. This must be demonstrated by publications in top-tier venues in the database or systems area, such as SIGMOD, VLDB, and ICDE. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with the other PhD students and postdocs in the group to conduct original research that can lead to publications in top-tier venues.

Further information on the Department and the research group is linked at and Inquiries about the position can be made to Dr. Yongluan Zhou (

The position is open until filled. The starting date is negotiable.

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 Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State. 
Depending on seniority, the gross basic salary range for Postdoctoral Fellows is DKK 32,745 to DKK 34,476 per month (about EUR 4,100 to 4,400 per month). An additional 17.1 % monthly contribution to pension will be paid by the employer.

Submission of application

The application, in English, must be sent by email to Dr. Yongluan Zhou ( Please include: 
1) curriculum vitae with a complete publication list and contact information of 2~3 references,
2) research plan - description of current and future research plans.