Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, TU Wien, Austria TU Wien FAM


Would you like to make a major step forward in your academic career? WU offers ideal conditions to help you achieve that goal.

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is the second-largest business university in the European Union and is centrally located at the heart of Europe, with over 23,000 students and roughly 2,400 employees working in teaching, research, and administration. WU's modern campus, right next door to Vienna's expansive Prater Park, offers impressive, award-winning architecture and an excellent working environment. The Institute for Statistics and Mathematics is currently inviting applications for an

Assistant Professor, non-tenure track

Fulltime, 40 hours/week

Your responsibilities

  • Independent as well as collaborative research within the Bayesians@WU Group, chaired by Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter, focusing on methodological and computational aspects within new research topics in Bayesian Statistics and Econometrics
  • Providing teaching assistance, and holding courses and examinations (Teaching load of four hours/week each semester)
  • Contributing to organizational and administrative Tasks.

Your profile

  • PhD in applied mathematics, statistics or equivalent
  • Enthusiastic interest in research in Bayesian statistics, exemplified through publications in international journals in topics including, but not limited to, Bayesian non-parametric methods, Bayesian inference for high-dimensional and complex data, Bayesian time series analysis and state space modelling, or Bayesian Computing
  • Interest in applications in economics, finance, and business
  • Excellent programming skills (e.g. in R or Matlab)

German language skills are not a prerequisite.

We offer a stimulating interdisciplinary research environment in an attractive city. For further information contact Prof. Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter ( or Kurt Hornik ( or visit

The gross monthly salary is € 3.889,50 (paid 14 times per year).

This employee position will be limited to a period of six years, starting on July 01, 2020 (commencement date subject to change).

If you are interested in a job with diverse responsibilities in a pleasant, stimulating work environment, please submit your application by April, 15 2020 (ID 600).

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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