Assistant Professor in Statistics and Probability University of Groningen the Netherlands

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Tenure track assistant professor in Statistics (deadline 1 March, 2013)

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a vacancy for a tenure track assistant
professor in Statistics in the Johann Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computing Science
(JBI). The candidate is expected to initiate new research in statistics on the interface between
substantial applications and mathematical statistics. He/she has to attract new PhD projects and
build up a leading international position in this field. He/she is an excellent teacher who can
motivate students of different disciplines and he/she has to develop new courses on specific topics
about this subject in the BSc and the MSc programmes. Teaching duties include the supervision of
bachelor, master and PhD students.

The candidate should have a thorough knowledge of Mathematical Statistics, Applied
Statistics and Stochastic Modelling. He/she has international experience (postdoctoral) and a track
record of outstanding research and is internationally recognized, with publications in leading
journals cited by prominent researchers. He/she has excellent organisational and teaching skills, is
fluent in English (as all teaching is done in English). The candidate should also have two year of
post-doctoral experience.

Details can be found on:
Additional Information

Further, more detailed information can be obtained from Prof. dr. E.C. Wit, chair of the Statistics
and Probability Unit (tel + 31 (0)50 3635170, email ).
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About the Statistics unit:

The deadline for this position is 1 March 2013.
Interested candidates are requested to submit
1. letter of motivation, including a statement on teaching goals and experience, and a brief
description of scientific interests (maximum: 3 pages).
2. CV, including 5 references, a list of publications, a list of five self-selected “best papers”).
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