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RWTH Aachen University
Institute of Statistics
Wüllnerstr. 3
52062 Aachen

The chair of stochastics at the Institute of Statistics at RWTH Aachen University invites applications to fill a 75% (TLV-13) position for a 

Scientific Assistant (Ph.D. position) or Research Assistant (PostDoc), m/f/d 

According to the rules of RWTH the initial contract is for two years, but it is planned to prolong it for additional 1-2 years. Teaching duties are 3 hours per weak. Depending on available semester budgets position and salary can be lifted (up to 100% TLV-13). 

The successful candidate has very good skills in statistics/stochastics and has a master (or equivalent or Ph.D.) in mathematics, applied mathematics, business mathematics, techno mathematics or statistics. He/she is engaged and experienced in teaching for students of mathematics and other subjects. Good skills in statistical programming (R and C/C++/ or Python) are expected. He/she is interested and experienced in combining theory, methods and applications and can work both independently and in a team. 

It is intended and planned to integrate him/her in ongoing and planned research projects. Current research studies highdimensional problems in asymptotic stochastics and statistics, statistics for dependent data (especially time series), sequential procedures and quality control. We combine theory, methods and applications in diverse areas.

The duties are:

  • Teaching (3 SWS for 75% position)
  • Independent research aiming at further qualification 
  • Active engagement in joint research of our group
  • Developing and curation of e-learning material
  • Consulting and taking care of students


Application Instructions

Please send your application (preferably by email) to:

Prof. Ansgar Steland
Institute of Statistics
RWTH Aachen University
Wuellnerstr. 3
52056 Aachen 

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