Postdoctoral Position in Econometrics and Statistics
The Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of Vienna invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the field of
Econometrics and Statistics

The Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of Vienna invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the field of Econometrics and Statistics, with particular – but not exclusive – focus on financial markets and quantitative finance. We are looking for candidates with a strong background in econometrics, (financial) economics and statistics, ideally with some knowledge in machine learning and interest in financial applications. Accordingly, applicants should have completed (or should be close to completing) a PhD in statistics, economics, statistics, data science or related fields with strong quantitative orientation.

The contract is fixed-term and limited to 4 years. Applications should include (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) a letter of motivation, (iii) a list of publications, (iv) two selected papers and (v) and at least two recommendation letters. Salary in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.


We offer a pleasant work environment within a friendly, dynamic and international team, being placed in a city with the world-wide highest living quality. Information about the Department of Statistics and Operations Research can be found at http://isor.univie.ac.at. Collaborations with researchers in the Research Network “Data Science @ Uni Vienna”, https://datascience.univie.ac.at, are highly welcome.


Candidates should send all application material in a single pdf or zip file to Viktoria Schildhammer ([email protected]). The recommendation letters should be sent by the reviewers directly to Viktoria Schildhammer (vi[email protected]).


Deadline: 15.01. 2023


Knowledge of German is an asset, but not required. The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and aims at increasing the number of female faculty members. Therefore, in particularly, qualified women are encouraged to apply. If you need further information regarding the position, please, contact Professor Nikolaus Hautsch ([email protected]).