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

Application ID: FSTM-ASSOCIATEPROF [#17457, UOL03175 - F1-50011779]
Application Title: Associate Professor position in the field of Applied Statistics with special interest in engineering, life sciences and/or industrial applications
Application Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Application Location: Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg 4365, Luxembourg [map]
Subject Areas: Applied Statistics with special interest in engineering, life sciences and/or industrial applications
Application Deadline: 2021/03/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/03/15, finished 2021/06/29, listed until 2021/09/30)
Application Description:    

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The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

The Department of Mathematics (DMATH) carries out research in mathematics, both on its fundamental and its applied aspects.

The position is "promotion track", meaning that the successful candidate will have the possibility to be promoted to full professor after 5 years, upon positive evaluation of her/his activity.

Your Role
The recruited candidate will be encouraged to develop links between the DMATH and other research departments as well as with industries that are part of the local economic fabric. Experience in continuing professional education and/or in industrial and multidisciplinary scientific collaborations will be an asset.

The successful candidate is expected to take an active part in the teaching programme in Data Science at the University of Luxembourg, as well as to apply for joint or individual third-party funding, both at the national and European level.

The successful candidate is expected to have a strong track record in development and improvement of new statistical methods with concrete applications in e.g. economics, engineering, big data, or medicine.

Your Profile
The ideal candidate is an internationally highly visible researcher with proven competence in applied statistics in the broader domain of this announcement. The successful candidates should have:
  • A PhD degree in mathematics, statistics or related subjects
  • Recognized and creative contributions in research in statistics and its applications
  • A successful experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Good presentation, communication, organizational and management skills
  • Interest in interdisciplinary collaborations

In Short
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Starting date: September 2021 or later
  • Job Reference: UOL03175 - F1-50011779 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)

Applications should contain a motivation letter, a research statement, a detailed curriculum vitae, a full list of publications and the names of at least four experts who can, upon request from the Faculty, provide reference letters.

All applications and letters should be sent by e-mail before March 30, 2021 to the Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Schlenker, using the email address:

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and strives to increase the share of female.

Further information
The University of Luxembourg is a highly international, young and dynamic university, for instance currently ranked 12th in the Times Higher Education of the best universities under 50 years old. It offers:
  • An exceptional research environment and skilled support staff,
  • Competitive salary and benefits packages.

The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and either French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other language and provides access to language courses to this end.

Living in Luxembourg:

Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country, the green heart of Europe combining the convenience of a metropolis with a human touch ( There are International/European schools and international tracks in local schools.

For further questions, please contact the dean of the Faculty under, or the head of the Department of Mathematics, Giovanni Peccati, at

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