The Institute of Mathematical Stochastics at the Faculty of Mathematics at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (OVGU), Germany, invites applications for the position of a
W1 Professorship with tenure track to W2 for Mathematical Stochastics
to begin on April 1, 2022.
We are looking for a scientist in an active field of statistics complementing the current research profile of the Institute of Mathematical Stochastics. Of particular interest are fields within applied statistics such as computational statistics, machine learning, high-dimensional statistics, spatial statistics or the statistical analysis of complex random phenomena (e.g. stochastic processes,
networks or graphical models). Applicants should possess excellent scientific achievements in the above areas according to their career level. We are looking for a scientist with experience in statistical applications as well as connections to other mathematical fields of the department or
to the centers of excellence of the university (dynamic systems as well as neurosciences). The successful candidate is expected to participate in the teaching duties of the department including courses of the Bachelor and Master programmes in “Mathematics” and “Statistics” resp.
“Applied Statistics” as well as service for other departments. For the core teaching program the teaching language is German, while for some service courses proficiency in English is required. The willingness and ability to collaborate with the existing research groups of the department and the university will be essential.
Formal prerequisites for the appointment are a PhD within the last 6 years according to § 40 of
the Higher Education Act for the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt (Hochschulgesetz Sachsen-
For more information, please see https://www.ovgu.de/unimagdeburg_media/Stellenausschreibungen/2021/Professuren/W1Prof_TT_W2_Mathematische+Stochastik_FMA_Pott_Stellenausschreibung_englisch.pdf or the attached pdf.