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1 Post-doctoral position OR 2 doctoral students (ID no. 11665) in the area of Financial Econometrics/Statistics, at Uni Vienna

The Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of Vienna (Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics) invites applications for

1 Post-doctoral position (ID no. 11664) or
2 doctoral students (ID no. 11665)

in the area of Financial Econometrics/Statistics
starting March 2021

Post-doctoral position:
The successful post-doctoral candidate is expected to develop a research record, which enables her/him to apply for a (tenured) position of Professor of Financial Econometrics/Statistics. She/he is expected to conduct independent research and teach courses (up to 4 hours) at the Department of Statistics and Operations Research.
The contract is for 3 years and prolongable to 6 years. Applicants should have completed a PhD in statistics or econometrics before starting the contract.
Salary in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Doctoral students:
Applicants should have an above-average degree in economics, statistics, econometrics, mathematics or related fields with a solid background in statistics, econometrics and empirical finance. The successful applicants are supposed to serve as teaching and research assistants and to collaborate with the research group of Prof. Nikolaus Hautsch on the borderline between statistics, econometrics and finance. They are expected to write a doctoral dissertation in statistics, econometrics or empirical economics/finance. Good English language skills are indispensable.

Contracts for doctoral students are limited to 4 years. Successful candidates are expected to get enrolled into the Vienna Graduate School of Finance (http://www.vgsf.ac.at/welcome/) or the Abraham Wald PhD Program in Statistics and Operations Research.
Salary in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

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.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae detailing the candidate´s education, teaching experience, list of publications, and a letter of motivation. Moreover, the post-doctoral application should include up to two selected papers. Three letters of reference should be sent by the referees directly to Ms. Julia Brandstaetter (julia.brandstaetter@univie.ac.at).
If you need further information regarding the position, please contact Professor Nikolaus Hautsch (nikolaus.hautsch@univie.ac.at)

Knowledge of German is an asset, but not required.

Information about the Department of Statistics and Operations Research can be found at http://isor.univie.ac.at.

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