Assistant Professor non-tenure track in Applied Probability at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)

Assistant Professor non-tenure-track in the field of Applied Probability at the

Institute of Statistics and Mathematics, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)

Fulltime, 40 hours/week

Starting March 01 2024, and ending after 6 years

Application deadline: October 04, 2023; apply at (ID 1868).

The successful applicant will carry out independent research and supervision activities in the field of applied probability. We are particularly interested in researchers whose scientific work covers the mathematical analysis of probabilistic models and their computational and statistical realization. A proven interest in applications from the fields of finance, economics or business is an advantage.

In line with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, teaching duties associated with the position initially comprise 4 hours per week; they can be in quantitative education programs at WU at all Levels.

You hold a diploma or an MSc as well as a PhD in mathematics, statistics or equivalent.

We expect scientific excellence, documented by publications in internationally recognized journals, excellent preprints and presentations at seminars and conferences. German language skills are not a prerequisite, but we expect the willingness to acquire proficiency in German over time.

Required submission materials:
  • Cover letter
  • CV (incl. list of publications and talks)
  • Research statement (research interests and future agenda, max. 3 pages)
  • Teaching statement (teaching experience and teaching philosophy)
  • Two reference letters or names from at least two references
  • Other documents supporting your application may be submitted as well. Please do not submit full papers.

    For details of the position, please contact Professor Rüdiger Frey ( +43-1-31336-4760)

    or Professor Kurt Hornik (, +43-1-31336-4756).

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