Assistant Professorship in Statistics at the University of Basel

Assistant Professorship in Statistics
(Non-Tenure-Track, for 5 years, starting as soon as possible)

The Faculty of Science of the University of Basel, Switzerland, is promoting the growing use of statistical methods and data analytics in science and invites therefore applications.

The successful candidate will complement and enhance the research portfolio of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Interdisciplinary research collaboration with other departments and affiliated institutions of the Faculty of Science is expected.

We are seeking candidates with an outstanding research record in the field of mathematical statistics and its applications. A strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching is essential.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science provides excellent research and teaching conditions and a stimulating academic environment. It maintains a wide range of collaborations with other departments of the Faculty of Science and affiliated research institutions, as well as other universities.

The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, list of publications indicating the five most significant papers, a statement of current and future research plans and names of five potential referees should be sent by email (as one .pdf file) to Prof. Dr. Martin Spiess, University of Basel, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland, to For further information contact Prof. Dr. Helmut Harbrecht (

The deadline for receipt of applications is July 31, 2018

Further information can be found on the application portal:

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