wo research positions (PhD and Postdoc) available in Emmy Noether group in Statistical Learning at HU Berlin

The recently granted Emmy Noether group Regression Models beyond the Mean –
A Bayesian Approach to Machine Learning invites applications for two

* 1 Doctoral research fellow (PhD level, with 75% part-time employment, 3


*1 Postdoctoral research fellow (full-time employment, 3 years)

to contribute to the development and application of statistically informed
models at the interface between Bayesian methods and machine learning. The
research positions are associated with the working group of Applied
Statistics at the School of Business and Economics at Humboldt-Universität
Berlin. Opportunities for own scientific qualification (PhD)/career
development are provided, see
e=en for an overview and further links. The positions are to be filled at
the earliest possible date and funded by the German Research Foundation
(DFG) within the Emmy Noether programme.

* Ideal candidates have the following profile (Requirements):
- an outstanding degree (Master or PhD) in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer
Science or related field with specialisation in Statistic, Data Science or
- a strong background in at least one of the following fields: Bayesian
statistics, computational methods, machine or statistical learning
approaches, advanced regression modelling; mathematical understanding
- substantial experience in scientific programming with Matlab, Python,
C/C++, R or similar;
- strong interest in developing novel statistical methodology and its
applications in various fields such as economics or natural and life
- a very good communication skills and team experience, proficiency of the
written and spoken English language (German is not obligatory).

* For further information please contact the project leader Prof. Dr. Nadja
Klein (nadja.klein[at]

* Opportunities: We offer the unique environment of young researchers and
leading international experts in the fields. The vibrant international
network includes established collaborations in Sin-gapore and Australia. The
positions offer potential to closely work with several applied sciences.
Information about the research profile of the research group and further
con-tact details can be found through the following link: The positions are paid according to the Civil
Service rates of the German States “TV-L”, E13 (if suitably qualified).

* Applications should include: - a CV with list of publications (for the
Postdoc position) - a motivational statement (at most one page) explaining
the applicant's interest in the position as well as their relevant skills
and experience - copies of degrees/university transcripts - names and email
addresses of at least one (for doctoral researchers) or two (for
post-doctoral researchers)professors that may provide letters of
recommendation directly to the hiring committee Applications should be sent
as a single PDF file to: nadja.klein[at] Please in-dicate
“Research Position Emmy Noether” and which position applied for in the
subject line.

* The review of applications will begin end of July and continue until this
position is filled.

* HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and
teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply.
Severely disabled applicants with
equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People
with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply. Since
we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application

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