Post-Doctoral Fellowship

University of Vienna, Department of Statistics and Operations Research
Job Description: 

The University of Vienna invites applications for a

Post-Doctoral Fellowship
at the Department of Statistics and Operations Research
(School of Business, Economics, and Statistics).

Identification number of advertisement: 3546

The position is meant to provide a young scientist in the years after obtaining a Ph.D. with support to broaden and deepen his or her research agenda.

Duration of Employment: 4 years, 40 hours/week

Areas of work: The successful applicant will join the faculty and participate in the department's teaching, research, and administrative activities. More details about the Department of Statistics and OR can be found at

Requirements: A Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, or a closely related discipline (completed or pending completion); a strong background in mathematical statistics and probability theory; promising potential for original high-level research; and interest in the areas of model selection and/or time series analysis.

To receive full consideration, applications must include vita, transcripts, at least three letters of reference, a research statement, and up to three selected publications or preprints; must be submitted on or before 31.01.2013; and must refer to identification number 3546. Applications can be submitted by email to; by mail to Benedikt Pötscher, University of Vienna, Universitaetsstr. 5/3, 1010 Vienna, Austria; or online at

For further information please contact Prof. Benedikt Pötscher,

The University of Vienna intends to increase the number of women on its faculty, and therefore specifically invites applications by women.

Job Categories: 
Postdoctoral fellowships
Deadline for Application: 
Jan 31 2013