The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 184 fields of study, approx. 10.400 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a

University Assistant (post doc)
at the Department of Statistics and Operations Research


Reference number: 13306

The Institute for Statistics and Operation Research of the University of Vienna is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to participate in the department's research, teaching (to the extent regulated by the collective bargaining agreement), and administrative activities. In particular, the candidate is expected to participate in research projects leading to international publications and presentations. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: dimension reduction and classification for structured dependent data, Bayesian approaches to machine learning algorithms or predictive inference. For more information about the position, please contact Tatyana Krivobokova.



Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:
The successful candidate will join the faculty and participate actively in the department's research, teaching (to the extent regulated by the collective bargaining agreement), and administrative activities. In particular, the candidate is expected to participate in research projects leading to international publications and presentations.

Profile:
• a Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, or a closely related discipline (completed or pending completion)
• a strong background in mathematical statistics and probability theory
• promising potential for original high-level research
• proficiency in written and spoken Englisch


In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have

• Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
• Experience of working on interdisciplinary research projects
• Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
• International presentation experience

Desirable qualifications are

• Knowledge of university processes and structures
• Experience abroad
• Experience of supervising students



Application documents

• Letter of motivation
• Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and talks given)
• Description of research interests and research agenda / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
• Copies of certificates
• Contact details of two people who could provide a letter of reference



Research fields:
Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Mathematics
Statistics MUST



Languages:
Language
Language level Importance
English
Very good knowledge MUST



Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 30.08.2022, mentioning reference number 
13306.

For further information please contact Sobotka-Tompits, Sabine +43-1-4277-38631, Krivobokova, Tatyana +43-1-4277-38632.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

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Reference number: 13306
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