W3 Mathematical Statistics, Uni Bochum

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum is one of Germany’s leading research
universities, addressing the whole range of academic disciplines. A
highly dynamic setting enables researchers and students to work across
the traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties. To create
knowledge networks within and beyond the university is Ruhr-Universität
Bochum’s declared aim.


The Faculty of Mathematics at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum invites
applications for the position of a Professor for Mathematical Statistics
(Salary Scale W3) to start as soon as possible.

We are looking for a scientist with a strong track record in a current
area of mathematical statistics, like spatio-temporal statistics,
mathematical foundations of data science or statistics of stochastic

The candidate is expected to conduct and publish innovative research and
to be an effective lecturer and mentor of both undergraduate and
graduate students. We are looking for a scientist with an
internationally visible research profile that complements the existing
research expertise of the faculty and of the interdisciplinary
collaborative research expertise at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the
Universitätsallianz (UA) Ruhr.

Teaching responsibilities will include service teaching duties of the
Faculty of Mathematics.
Positive evaluation as a junior professor or equivalent academic
achievement (e.g. habilitation) and evidence of a particular suitability
for academic teaching are required, as is the willingness to participate
in the self-governing bodies of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

We expect:

• strong commitment to academic teaching at graduate and undergraduate
level, especially in the area of data science;
• readiness to participate in interdisciplinary research;
• willingness and proven ability to attract significant external
• willingness and ability to participate in existing collaborations and
to aquire new third party funded research projects.

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum stands for diversity and equal
opportunities. For this reason, we favour a working environment composed
of heterogeneous teams, and seek to promote the careers of individuals
who are underrepresented in our academic community. The Ruhr-Universität
expressly requests job applications from women, who in case of
equivalent qualifications with male candidates, will be given
preference. Applications from individuals with disabilities are most

Complete applications including CV, copies of academic certificates,
list of publications, list of self-raised third-party funds, teaching
record, and a statement of research interests should be sent by e-mail
to the

Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Prof. Dr. Peter Eichelsbacher;
e-mail:, not later than October 16, 2022.

For further information please contact

Prof. Dr. Holger Dette,, or obtain the faculty

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