PostDoc Position in Mathematical Statistics, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

At the Institute of Mathematics in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf a post as a

scientific employee (postdoc, 100 %, pay grade 13 TV-L)

is to be occupied at the earliest possible date after 01.01.2020. The employment will first be limited up to 30.06.2021, but may possibly be extended by an additional year. The open position is part of a DFG-funded project on "Statistical modeling of capital market dependence structures via copulas" within SFB 823 “Statistical Modeling of Nonlinear Dynamic Processes”, see

Our requirements:

• A completed scientific university education (M.Sc. or Diploma) and a PhD in the field of mathematics or statistics
• Profound knowledge of stochastics and mathematical statistics
• Interest in developing and investigating statistical methods for copula modeling
• Desirable: good programming skills, for instance in R or Python

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf aims at increasing the percentage of employed women. Applications from women will therefore be given preference in cases of equal aptitude, ability and professional achievements unless there are exceptional reasons for choosing another applicant. Applications from suitably qualified severely disabled persons or disabled persons regarded as being of equal status according to Book IX of the German Social Code (SGB – Soziales Gesetzbuch) are encouraged.

Your contact person in case of questions is Prof. Dr. Axel Bücher; email:; phone number: +49 (0) 211 81-11357.

Please submit your application documents (including a cv, testimonials, publication record if available, at least two names to obtain references) until 17.11.2019 by email to

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