University Assistant (post doc)

The University of Vienna is offering a

    Post-Doctoral Fellowship (University Assistant, post doc)
    at the Department of Statistics and Operations Research
    (Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics).

Identification number of advertisement: 10068

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. Employment (40 hrs/week) is based on a 3-year contract.

The successful applicant will join the faculty and participate in the department's research, teaching, and administrative activities. In particular, the candidate is expected to participate in research projects leading to international publications and presentations.


A Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, or a closely related discipline (completed or pending completion);
a strong background in mathematical statistics and probability theory; interest in one of the following areas: high-dimension/small-sample-size problems, time series, heteroskedasticity, autocorrelation robust inference; and promising potential for original high-level research.

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 November 25, 2019; and must refer to identification number 10068.

Applications can be submitted online at from October 15 until November 25, 2019.  

For further information please contact Prof. Benedikt Pötscher, or Prof. Hannes Leeb,

Job location: 
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Wien
Contact and application information
Monday, November 25, 2019
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