[R] Job Openings at WU Wien

From: Kurt Hornik <Kurt.Hornik_at_wu-wien.ac.at>
Date: Tue 21 Jun 2005 - 20:43:53 EST

The Department of Statistics and Mathematics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration invites applications for two new faculty positions in computational statistics and quantitative research methodology, to begin in fall 2005. The positions will be at the Assistant level. Candidates should have a strong potential for statistical computing or intramural research support and statistical consulting, be interested in involving graduate and undergraduate students in their research, have completed their Ph.D. or a comparable degree by June 2005, and be citizens of the European Union.

We seek candidates who can teach a graduate course in advanced applied statistics and quantitative research methodology and other courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, mentor students in undergraduate and graduate research projects as well as Master's and Ph.D. theses. Candidates should have a strong background in one of the following areas: psychometrics, computational management or social sciences, and information systems. Desirable knowledge and skills include topics such as statistical software development, quantitative research methodology, and advanced applied statistical techniques.

The Department of Statistics and Mathematics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (WU Wien) has a strong research focus with currently 14 full time faculty with substantial graduate and undergraduate teaching responsibilities. It maintains a leading position in the development of R, a comprehensive open source environment for statistical computing. WU Wien (http://www.wu-wien.ac.at/english/about) is one of the leading Central European institutions for international business education with about 20,000 students and more than 1,000 full-time and adjunct faculty and staff members.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest (with reference numbers 43448 [6-yr position] or 42948 [4-yr position]), current vitae, recent papers, etc., by July 18, 2005 to

  Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien
  Augasse 2-6
  1090 Vienna

Kurt Hornik, Chair
Department of Statistics and Mathematics Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien

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