Postdoctoral fellow in Statistics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Postdoctoral fellow in Statistics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

We have an opening for a postdoctoral position for 1,5 years (starting between 1. April and 15. June, 100% TV-L E 13) at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. This position is funded by the “Gleichstellungfonds” to increase equal opportunities for  women in research and teaching. Job description:  Scientific research and teaching at the Chair of Statistics. Research topics in the working group include statistical methods for complex data such as functional data, densities, shapes and images; flexible regression models; longitudinal data analysis and  joint models for longitudinal and time-to-event data; post selection inference. Task for the acquisition of third-party funding.


Requirements:  Completed PhD in statistics, mathematics or a related field with statistical methodological focus; interest in the development of statistical methods and in interdisciplinary collaborations; good communication skills; very good knowledge of English; programming  experience (preferably in the statistical software package R).


Application: until 14.  March 19 Please send your application (including a motivation letter, an  academic curriculum vitae and contact information for two academic references), quoting the reference number AN/071/19 and the subject Postdoc in statistics to the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, School of Business and Economics, Prof. Dr. Sonja Greven, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably as a PDF file (no larger than 10 MB) to Further enquiries can also be addressed to her.


Prof. Dr. Sonja Greven will take over the Chair of Statistics  at HU Berlin on 1. April 2019. Information on the research profile of the working group can be found at

HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research  and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply.  Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.


The official job advertisement can be found at