Professorship of Computational Statistics grade W3 (chair)

Universität Regensburg
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The newly-established Faculty of Informatics and Data Science invites applications for a



of Computational Statistics

grade W3 (chair)


The position is tenured (Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit) and can be filled as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will be expected to represent, both in research and teaching, the subject computational statistics. Topics include, but are not restricted to, Monte Carlo methods, resampling procedures, Bayesian data models, regression models, hypothesis testing, Probabilistic Graphical Models, statistical learning and causal inference.

The successful candidate has the opportunity to shape the new faculty and contribute to the development of the new bachelor and master degree programs in informatics and data science. Interdisciplinary cooperation with colleagues from other faculties is desired.

Involvement in the university's academic self-governance and in teaching is a prerequisite.
The successful candidate will be jointly responsible for the teaching of basic courses in statistics as part of the data science program.

Prerequisites for taking up the position are, alongside the general conditions from public sector employment law, a completed university degree, pedagogic suitability, particular aptitude for academic work, generally shown by a doctoral degree, and further academic performance shown via a habilitation or equivalent which may have been performed outside higher educational institutions or as part of the duties of a junior professor.

Universität Regensburg is particularly committed to reconciling family and working life (for more information, see To fulfill the equality directive and increase the number of female professors, we explicitly encourage applications from qualified women.

In case of essentially similar suitability, applicants with severe disabilities will be preferentially selected.

The prerequisites for appointment under civil servant law are based on the provisions of the Bavarian Public Service Code (BayBG) and the Bavarian University Staff Act (BayHSchPG). Please note the age limit specified in Art. 10 Para. 3 BayHSchPG.

Applications containing the normal documents (resume, certificates, list of publications with copies of up to five papers) should be submitted solely in digital form (PDF format, in a single file)

by 31 October 2020 to the chair of the founding committee, Vice-president Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Korber, Universität Regensburg, D-93040 Regensburg, email:

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