Associate professorship in mathematical statistics, Aarhus University

03. april, 2016

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Associate professorship in mathematical statistics (ID 808883)

The Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, invites applications for an associate professorship in mathematical statistics.
The position is available from August 1, 2016.

The group in mathematical statistics at the Department of Mathematics is internationally known for its high mathematical level and its engagement in a number of major interdisciplinary research projects.

For the open position we search for a person with a broad knowledge of theoretical statistics, in particular we invite applications from persons with a research interest in mathematical aspects of high dimensional data and large datasets.

The successful applicant is supposed to take part in all aspects of a university position, including research, fund raising and administration.
The applicant is expected to take actively part in the teaching at all levels and to supervise students at the master's and PhD level.

Applicants should have a strong record of original scientific research at a high international level. Applicants are also expected to document their experience with all facets of university teaching and supervision.

For more information please contact head of department Niels O. Nygaard, phone +45 8715 5785, email

Application procedure
Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee, and each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.
Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.
Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. (in Danish).
Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.


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