University of Vienna, Statistics Department
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: 1545

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.

Duration of Employment: 4 years, 40 hours/week

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, at least three letters of reference, a research statement, and up to three selected publications or preprints; must be submitted on or before 23.11.2010 ; and must refer to identification number 1545. 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.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Identification number of advertisement: 1545

Job Categories: 
Postdoctoral fellowships
Deadline for Application: 
Nov 23 2010