Postdoctoral Position in Econometrics and Statistics

University of Vienna, Department of Statistics & Operations research | Vienna (Remote possible)


Postdoctoral Position in “Econometrics or Statistics” The Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of Vienna invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the field of Econometrics or Statistics. We are looking for candidates with a strong background in econometrics or statistics. Applicants should have completed (or should be close to completing) a PhD in econometrics, statistics, data science, economics or related fields with strong quantitative orientation. The contract is fixed-term and limited to 4 years. Extensions might be possible. Applications should include (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) a letter of motivation, (iii) a list of publications, (iv) two selected papers and (v) and at least two recommendation letters. Competitive salaries in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade. We offer a pleasant work environment within a friendly, dynamic and international team, being placed in a city with the world-wide highest living quality. Information about the Department of Statistics and Operations Research can be found at Collaborations with researchers in the Research Network “Data Science @ Uni Vienna”,, are highly welcome. Your future tasks: Active participation in research, teaching & administration, which means: •Participation in the organisation of conferences, meetings, symposiums •Teaching assignments according to the extent regulated by the collective agreement • Examination activities •Supervision of students •Participation in evaluation activities and in quality assurance What we offer: Work-life balance: Our employees enjoy flexible working hours, remote/hybrid and/or part-time work (upon agreement). Inspiring working atmosphere: You are a part of an international academic team in a healthy and fair working environment. Good public transport connections: Your workplace in the center of beautiful Vienna is easily accessible by public transport. Internal further training & Coaching: Opportunity to deepen your skills on an ongoing basis. There are over 600 courses to choose from – free of charge. Fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 4351,90 increases if we can credit professional experience. Equal opportunities for everyone: We look forward to diverse personalities in the team! Candidates should send all application material in a single pdf or zip file to Viktoria Schildhammer ( The recommendation letters should be sent by the reviewers directly to Viktoria Schildhammer ( Deadline: 15.07. 2023 Knowledge of German is an asset, but not required. The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and aims at increasing the number of female faculty members. Therefore, in particularly, qualified women are encouraged to apply. If you need further information regarding the position, please, contact Professor Nikolaus Hautsch (

Last updated: 2 June 2023

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