Post-doctoral Assistant in Applied Statistics at TU Wien
The Research Unit Applied Statistics (ASTAT) of the Institute of Statistics and
Mathematical Methods in Economics, TU Wien, invites applications for a postdoctoral
assistant in Statistics or Machine Learning.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to conduct research in Statistics and
to lead a high quality research program and actively contribute to the research at the institute.
S/he will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the ASTAT department giving
support to courses in the Bachelor and Master’s program of Statistics and Mathematical
Methods in Economics. The contract is for a period of 6 years. The starting date is March 2021
or by mutual agreement.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a PhD and have an excellent research
profile in Statistics, or a related field.
Other skills: Knowledge of German is desirable but not necessary.
Salary Range: The monthly minimum salary is currently (in the collective agreement §49 (3)
Pay Grade B1, Level 3) EUR 3.945,90 gross (14x per year). Prior experience may result in
Application Information: The application should include the following documents:
• Statement of Interest (Motivationsschreiben),
• Curriculum Vitae,
• PhD Dissertation,
• Research Statement,
• Copies of academic credentials (with translation if not in English or German),
• Contact information of two referees or two reference letters
(Candidates can request their two referees send their letters directly to the same email
address below, including the applicant’s name in the file name)
Application Deadline: 18.2. 2021
Please send your application documents as a single PDF file via e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org including a brief cover letter in the main body of the email
and subject: Application for ASTAT postdoc.
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Efstathia Bura, email:
TU Wien is an equal opportunity employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career
opportunities for women. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will
be given to female candidates when equally qualified. Persons with disabilities are equally
encouraged to apply. For further information please contact Mr. Gerhard Neustätter,