Post Doc, University of Vienna

University of Vienna
Job Description: 

The University of Vienna is offering a

Post-Doctoral Fellowship (University Assistant, post doc)
at the Department of Statistics and Decision Support Systems
(Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics).

Identification number of advertisement: 867

The position is meant to provide a young scientist in the years after obtaining a Ph.D. with support to broaden and deepen his or her research agenda. Employment (40 hrs/week) is based on a 4-year renewable contract.

Areas of work: The successful applicant will join the faculty and participate in the department's teaching, research, and administrative activities.

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; interest in the theoretical and applied analysis of high-dimension/small-sample-size problems; and promising potential for original high-level research.

To receive full consideration, applications must include vita, transcripts, letters of reference, a research statement, and up to three selected publications or preprints; must be submitted on or before Jannuary 24, 2010; and must refer to identification number 867. 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: 
Postdoctoral fellowships
Deadline for Application: 
Jan 24 2010