University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM)

Position ID: FSTM-POSTDOCSTAT [#21128, UOL04747]
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellows in Mathematics (Statistics)
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Luxembourg, Esch sur Alzette 4364, Luxembourg [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/10/14, listed until 2023/09/23)
Position Description:    

Heads of the research Groups offering to host a Fellow: Yannick BARAUD, Christophe LEY, Ivan NOURDIN, Giovanni PECCATI, Mark PODOLSKIJ.
The position is funded by the ERA Chair SanDAL in Mathematical Statistics and Data Science (https://sandal.uni.lu/).

Your Role...

  • Research related to the following areas: Mathematical statistics, Machine Learning, High-dimensional statistics, Robust estimation methods, Probabilistic foundations of mathematical statistics
  • Consolidate the establishment of an internationally competitive research team in Mathematical Statistics and Data Science at University of Luxembourg
  • The candidate is expected to take part in the scientific activities (seminars, colloquia, schools) that are organized by the ERA Chair SanDAL and the Mathematics Department of Luxembourg University
  • The teaching load is approximately 67 hours per academic year

What we expect from you…

  • A high-quality Ph.D. in Mathematics
  • Solid knowledge of Probability Theory and Statistics
  • A taste for the theory of Mathematical Statistics or its applications to Life Sciences and Industry
  • Dedication to doing Mathematics at a research level
  • Good written and oral skills in English

Offer...

  • Excellent research conditions in an international and inspiring environment
  • Possibility to become a member of an excellent research unit in a quickly growing university
  • Additional travel funds through the ERA Chair SanDAL

In Short...

  • Number of positions in total: 4
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 18 Month
  • Starting date: Beginning of the contract is flexible, between 01/12/2022 and 01/09/2023
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL04747

The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 77167 (full time)

How to apply...

Applications should include:

  • A CV / publication list
  • Names of at least 2 reference letter writers
  • A general research statement indicating the research group the applicant wishes to join
  • A short letter of motivation

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

In return you will get…

  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …


Further information...

The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

Website of the Mathematics Research Unit: http://math.uni.lu

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