Research Assistant in Statistics and Econometrics at the University of Cologne

At the Institute of Statistics and Econometrics at the University of Cologne (working group Prof. Dr. D. Wied), a position as a

Research Assistant (13 TV-L, open to all people)

will be available from October 1, 2023. The position is initially limited to three years, with the possibility of scientific qualification (Doctorate or Habilitation).

The research group of Professor Wied deals with issues in statistics and econometrics, such as copulas, endogeneity, quantile regression and structural break tests.


Your responsibilities will include methodologically oriented research in the field of statistics and econometrics as well as teaching (e.g. accompanying exercises, support in seminars, own lectures).

  • Completed university degree with good or very good results and a quantitative focus (e.g. mathematics, econometrics, statistics, economics, etc.)
  • Programming skills (e.g. in statistical software R)
Please apply online by May 31, 2023 under, using the reference number Wiss2304-16.

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