Professorship (W2) in Computational Statistics at the RWTH Aachen University

The Department of Mathematics of the RWTH Aachen University is looking to hire a Professor (W2) in Computational Statistics.

The professorship shall represent Computational Statistics as a mathematical research area and be geared towards interdisciplinary cooperation. One objective is the development of novel and efficient methods and algorithms of Computational Statistics and the mathematical analysis of their properties. The research focus shall be on a current research topic in Computational Statistics, such as computational statistical inference, high-dimensional statistics, functional data analysis, statistical learning and deep learning methodology, statistical inverse problems, and/or data-driven predictive modeling. A track record of successful acquisition of third party funding is required. Adequate participation in the teaching obligations of the Department of Mathematics is part of the duties.

_Your profile_
The requirements include a doctoral degree and additional research experience, such as a habilitation (post-doctoral lecturing qualification) or equivalent achievements gained as a university researcher or professor or in a research position outside academia. Teaching ability and dedication are essential and the application should include proof of this. Fluent German is not required to start the position but the successful candidate will be expected to hold classes in German within the first 5 years.

RWTH Aachen University welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, and particularly encourages applications from women. It is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring.

_Your application_
Interested candidates should send their application containing a motivation letter stating research aims and a Curriculum Vitae to the Dean’s Office:
Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften
der RWTH Aachen
Prof. Honerkamp, 52056 Aachen, Germany

or per email to:

Candidates should in addition complete the questionnaire, accessible at

_Deadline for applications_ is April 17, 2024.

_Call_ _Contact_
Informal inquiries can be addressed to:
Prof. Dr. Maria Kateri,

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