Jotun lived in Denmark until 1985, except for short periods in England, Austria and Italy. Then he had a very long series of postdoctoral positions in North Carolina, California, Montreal, Japan and a few other places. From 1991 to 2001 he was a lecturer at Aarhus University and in 2001 he moved to Oxford, where he has been ever since, except for sabbaticals in New Zealand, Berkeley and Chapel Hill.

Research interests

Stochastic and algorithmic aspects of molecular evolution, origins of life and population genetics. Most of Jotun's interests involve molecular evolution and molecular population genetics.