Postdoc position offer in mathematical statistics and machine learning in Uni Potsdam

The University of Potsdam, Institute of Mathematics, Mathematical
Statistics and Machine Learning invites applications for the following

Academic Staff Member, Requisition No.: 404/2021

The position is available from February 01, 2022. The salary is
determined by the collective bargaining agreement for public employees
in Germany (TV-L 13). The position is for 30 hours per week (75% of a
full-time contract) and funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft,
project "Mathematical Statistics in the Information Age - Statistical
Efficiency and Computational Tractability". This is a temporary position
limited to a term of 4 years in accordance with Section 2 subsection 1
of the Fixed-Term Employment Contracts in Science and Research Act

The position offers an attractive research environment and a very
cooperative team atmos-
phere. We provide very attractive possibilities concerning networking,
integration into the sci-
entific community, supervision, and cooperation with other PhD fellows
and postdocs of the
research unit. The successful candidate will be part of the DFG-funded
Research Unit FOR
5381 Mathematical Statistics in the Information Age - Statistical
Efficiency and Computational
Tractability (speaker: A. Rhode), funded by the Deutsche
Forschungsgemeinschaft and work
on Project TP02: “Project II: Optimal actions and stopping in
statistical learning” (PIs: A. Car-
pentier and M. Reiss), under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Alexandra
research in the field of mathematical statistics, e. g.:
• projects on sequential learning
• inverse problems in statistics
• master's degree in mathematics
• strong focus on mathematical statistics
• theoretical knowledge on machine learning
• fluency in English language

We offer you varied and challenging tasks in a dynamic team as well as
attractive working conditions. Find out more about the wide range of
offers and benefits for our employees on the
internet at For
further insights into the University of Potsdam, please visit our
homepage at For fur-
ther information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Alexandra
Carpentier via e-mail:

Under the laws of the federal state of Brandenburg, employees under this
contract are permitted to dedicate at least 33% of their contract time
to their own academic qualification. The University of Potsdam aims to
increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore
invites qualified female applicants to apply. The University of Potsdam
values the diversity of its members and pursues the goals of equal
opportunities regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social
origin, religion/belief, disability, age, sexual orientation or
identity. In the case of equal suitability, women within the meaning of
Section 7 (4) BbgHG (Brandenburg Higher Education Act) and people with
severe disabilities will be given preferential con-
sideration. Applications from abroad and from persons with a migration
background are expressly welcome.

Applicants should send a statement outlining their research plans, a
detailed curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificates, by
December 15, 2021 at the latest, by mail to Prof. Dr. Alexandra
Carpentier to: with the subject line
Academic Staff Member – requisition number 404/2021.

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