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

University of Vienna | Vienna, Austria

Classification: Mathematical Statistics, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes

The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 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* Duration of employment: 6 year/s Extent of Employment: 40.0 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: http://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/en/jobs-recruiting/job-center/salary-scheme/ 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. 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: Mathematics MUST Special research fields: Statistics MUST Languages: 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 Krivobokova, Tatyana +43-1-4277-38632, Sobotka-Tompits, Sabine +43-1-4277-38631. 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. Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna Reference number: 13306 E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at Privacy Policy of the University of Vienna: https://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/fileadmin/user_upload/d_personalwesen/Jobs_Recruiting/Dokumente/Datenschutzerklaerung_JobCenter_EN.pdf

Last updated: 6 August 2022

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