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

University Assistant (post doc)
at the Department of Statistics and Operations Research
to 30.09.2024.

Reference number: 13847

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.

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: Applications should be submitted online at

For further information please contact

Extent of Employment: 40 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.

Job Description:
The successful applicant will join the faculty and 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. 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 one of the following areas: high-dimension/small-sample-size problems, time series, heteroskedasticity and autocorrelation robust inference; and promising potential for original high-level research.

Good command of English, and Computer Skills.

Application documents:
Letter of motivation, academic CV, list of publications, list of courses given/evidence of teaching activities, list of talks given, description of research interest, contact details of people that could provide a letter of reference

Research fields:

Main research field: Economics
SPECIAL RESEARCH FIELDS: Economic statistics

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 11.04.2023, mentioning reference number 13847.

For further information please contact Pötscher, Benedikt +43-1-4277-38640, Jirak, Johannes Moritz +43-1-4277-38630.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( 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: 13847

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