Ph.D. Fellowship

University of Vienna, Austria
Job Description: 

The University of Vienna is offering two

Ph.D. Research Fellowships (University Assistant, prae doc)
at the Department of Statistics and Decision Support Systems
(Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics).

Identification number of advertisement: 865

The positions are meant to support young scientists through their Ph.D. research. Employment (30 hrs/week) is based on 3-year renewable contracts.

Areas of work: The successful applicants will enter the department's Ph.D. program and are expected to work on model selection, model averaging, the design of techniques for dealing with high-dimensional data, or similar statistical methods.

Profile: A Master's or comparable degree in statistics, mathematics, or a closely related discipline (completed or pending completion); a solid background in statistics and probability theory; and promising potential for original research.

To receive full consideration, applications must include vita, transcripts, letters of reference, and a research statement; must be submitted on or before Jannuary 24, 2010; and must refer to identification number 865. Applications can be submitted by email to; by mail to Hannes Leeb, University of Vienna, Universitaetsstr. 5/3, 1010 Vienna, Austria; or online at

For further information please contact Prof. Hannes Leeb,

The University of Vienna intends to increase the number of women on its faculty, particularly in high-level positions, and therefore specifically invites applications by women. Among equally qualified applicants women will receive preferential consideration.

Job Categories: 
Graduate student fellowships
Deadline for Application: 
Jan 24 2010