Post-doctoral assistant in Statistics or Machine Learning

The Research Unit Applied Statistics (ASTAT) of the Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics, TU Wien, invites applications for a postdoctoral assistant in Statistics or Machine Learning.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to conduct research in Statistics and to lead a high quality research program and actively contribute to the research at the institute. S/he will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the ASTAT department giving support to courses in the Bachelor and Master’s program of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics. The contract is for a period of 6 years. The starting date is January 2019 or by mutual agreement.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a PhD and have an excellent research profile in Statistics, or a related field.

Other skills: Knowledge of German is desirable but not necessary.

Salary Range: The monthly minimum salary is currently (in the collective agreement §49 (3) Pay Grade B1, Level 3) EUR 3.711,10 gross (14x per year). Prior experience may result in higher salary.

Please find the full job description here.

Application Information: The application should include the following documents:
- Statement of Interest (Motivationsschreiben),
- Curriculum Vitae,
- PhD Dissertation,
- Research Statement,
- Copies of academic credentials (with translation if not in English or German),
- Contact information of two referees or two reference letters
(Candidates can request their two referees send their letters directly to the same email address below, including the applicant’s name in the file name)

Application Deadline: November 18, 2018

Please send your application documents as a single PDF file via e-mail to including a brief cover letter in the main body of the email and subject: Application for ASTAT postdoc.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Efstathia Bura, email:

Job location: 
1040 Vienna
Contact and application information
Sunday, November 18, 2018
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