Technical University of Wien, Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics

Position ID: 1981-UA [#19939, 702898]
Position Title: University Assistant (Post-Doc)
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Wien, Wien 1040, Austria [map]
Subject Area: Applied Statistics
Application Deadline: 2022/06/02 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/04/22, listed until 2022/06/02)
Position Description:    

TU Wien is Austria's largest institution of research and higher education in the fields of technology and natural sciences. With over 26,000 students and more than 4000 scientists, research, teaching and learning dedicated to the advancement of science and technology have been conducted here for more than 200 years, guided by the motto "Technology for People". As a driver of innovation, TU Wien fosters close collaboration with business and industry and contributes to the prosperity of society.

The Research Unit Applied Statistics (ASTAT) within the Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics, Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation at TU Wien, invites applications for a university assistant (assistant professor non-tenure track). This is a fixed 6 year term position for 40 hours/week. Expected starting date: September 2022.


  • Actively carry out research in areas of statistics or data science that align with or add on the research strengths in ASTAT and the institute, with a view to publication in influential and high-impact scholarly journals.
  • Develop research collaborations within the institute and the university.
  • Develop research collaborations nationally and internationally.
  • Teach statistics and data science courses to a range of audiences at the University and supervise students.
  • Participation in organizational and administrative tasks of the research unit and the faculty.

Your profile:

  • The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Data Science, Machine Learning or Biostatistics, or a related area with a specialization or emphasis in statistics from an internationally recognized institution by the start of employment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent English are required
  • Knowledge of German is desirable but not necessary

We offer:

  • Continuing personal and professional education and flexible working hours
  • Central location of workplace with excellent accessibility (U1/U4 Karlsplatz)
  • A creative environment in one of the most liveable cities in the world
  • Additional benefits for employees can be found at the following link: Fringe-Benefit Catalogue of TU Wien

TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women when equally qualified, unless reasons specific to a male applicant tilt the balance in his favour.

People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter.

Entry level salary is determined by the pay grade B1 of the Austrian collective agreement for university staff. This is a minimum of currently EUR 4,061.50/month gross, 14 times/year for 40 hours/week. Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income.

We look forward to receiving your application until 02.06.2022.

The application should include the following files:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Interest (Motivation Letter)
  • Copies of academic credentials (with translation if not in English or German)
  • PhD Dissertation
  • Research Statement
  • Contact information of two referees or two reference letters

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Furthermore, please note that applicants will not normally be reimbursed for travel costs incurred in connection with this admission process.

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