Open position as a postdoctoral research fellow in Statistics at the Humboldt University of Berlin
The Emmy Noether research group "Regression Models beyond the Mean – A
Bayesian Approach to Machine Learning" invites applications for
1 Postdoctoral research fellow (full-time employment, 3 years)
to contribute to the development of statistical methods at the interface
between Bayesian methods and statistical learning. The research positions
are associated with the working group of Statistics at the School of
Business and Economics at Humboldt-Universität Berlin.
Opportunities for own scientific qualification (PhD)/career development are
e=en for an overview and further links. The positions are to be filled at
the earliest possible date and funded by the German Research Foundation
(DFG) within the Emmy Noether programme.
- an outstanding degree (Master or PhD) in Statistics, Mathematics, or
related field with specialisation in Statistics, Data Science or
- a strong background in at least one of the following fields: Bayesian
statistics, com-putational methods, statistical learning approaches,
advanced regression modelling;
- a thorough mathematical understanding.
- substantial experience in scientific programming with Matlab, Python,
C/C++, R or similar;
- strong interest in developing novel statistical methodology and its
applications in various fields such as economics or natural and life
- a very good communication skills and team experience, proficiency of the
written and spoken English language (German is not obligatory).
For further information please contact the project leader Prof. Dr. Nadja
We offer the unique environment of young researchers and leading
international experts in the fields. The vibrant international network
includes established collaborations in Singapore and Australia. The
positions offer potential to closely work with several applied sciences.
Information about the research profile of the research group and further
contact details can be found through the following link:
The positions are paid according to the Civil Service rates of the German
States “TV-L”, E13 (if suitably qualified).
Applications should include:
- a CV with list of publications
- a motivational statement (at most one page) explaining the applicant's
interest in the announced position as well as their relevant skills and
- copies of degrees/university transcripts
- names and email addresses of at least two professors that may provide
letters of recommendation directly to the hiring committee
Applications should be sent as a single PDF file to:
nadja.klein[at]hu-berlin.de. Please indicate “Research Position Emmy
The review of applications will begin in November and continue until this
position is filled.
HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching,
and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely
disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given
preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are
specifically encouraged to apply. Since we will not return your documents,
please submit copies in the application only.