University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of Vienna, Austria

The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 184 fields of study,
approx. 10.400 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill
the position as soon as possible of a

*University Assistant (prae doc)*
at the Department of Statistics and Operations Research
Reference number: 13459

University of Vienna
University of Vienna

Duration of employment: 4 year/s
Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48
VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining
the assignment to a particular salary grade:

Salary scheme
Salary scheme

Link to the Jobcenter:
Closing date: *26.09.2022*

The positions are meant to support young scientists through their Ph.D.
research. The announcement is made for four years, whereby the
employment relationship is initially limited to 1.5 years and is
automatically extended to a total of four years, unless the employer
submits a declaration of non-renewal after a maximum of 12 months.
The successful applicants will enter the department’s Ph.D. program and
are expected to work on one of the following topics: change points
detection in Gaussian processes with non-zero mean, Bayesian approaches
to dimension reduction techniques or classification of dependent data.

Job Description:
Participation in research, teaching:
- Participation in research projects / research studies
- publications / academic articles / presentations
- We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement
within 12-18 months
- Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as
defined by the collective agreement

A Master’s or comparable degree in statistics, mathematics, or a closely
related discipline (completed or pending completion); a solid background
in mathematical statistics and probability theory; and a promising
potential for original research.

Research fields:
Main research field: Mathematics MUST
Special research fields: Mathematical statistics MUST

English Very good knowledge MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should
be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna
( no later than 26.09.2022, mentioning
reference number 13459.

For further information please contact Krivobokova, Tatyana
+43-1-4277-38632, Sobotka-Tompits, Sabine +43-1-4277-38631.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values
equal opportunities, as well as diversity
( The University lays special emphasis
on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions.
Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Reference number: 13459
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