Junior Professorship in Statistics salary grade: W 1

The successful applicant will assume responsibilities in research and teaching in the area named above.

Appointment requirements are governed by Article 102a of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).

The successful candidate will have evident knowledge in the area of applied statistics. She or he will have a research focus in the field of survey statistics (survey sampling and estimation) and the ability to teach courses in German and English. She or he will have a record of successful university teaching and distinguished research (preferably internationally). Experience with externally funded research activities is required.

Apart from the official duties that the appointee has to fulfil in accordance with Article 99 of the Berlin Higher Education Act in particular, the following activities need to be fulfilled in addition:

The appointee will be highly committed to the research in survey statistics and network within the research area "statistics and econometrics" by engaging in their research projects. She or he will engage in the bachelor program economics as well as the master programs economics and statistics (especially the module “Advanced Survey Statistics”). She or he will be further engaged in the Freie Universität Berlin’s statistical consulting unit, fu:stat. The appointee will be expected to also address relevant gender and diversity issues.

The junior professor will be appointed as a civil servant for an initial period of three years. Reappointment is contingent upon positive evaluation of performance (Zwischenevaluation) and may be extended for three more years.

Applications should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification in German or English; if applicable the letter of appointment (please add translations if needed), a list of publications, a list of courses previously taught, and evidence of teaching competence. Furthermore, please include information on involvement in ongoing and future research endeavours, joint research projects and externally funded projects, and if necessary language certificates. If applicable for the respective content area, please give information on industrial cooperation, inventions/patents and spin-offs.

All materials including a private postal and an email address must be received preferably electronically in one PDF file (maximum 5 MB), quoting the reference code JP/18/WE02

no later than September 27th, 2018 at

Freie Universität Berlin
School of Business & Economics
Dean’s Office
Marion Kallmann
Garystraße 21
14195 Berlin, Germany

E-Mail: personal@wiwiss.fu-berlin.de

Application guidelines, general information on the appointment procedure, appointment requirements for junior professorships at Freie Universität Berlin, and regulations of the Berlin Higher Education Act which are relevant for professorships (Articles  99, 100, 101, 102a,102c BerlHG) can be found online: www.fu-berlin.de/praesidialamt. For additional details, please visit www.fu-berlin.de and http://www.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/en/index.html.


In case of equal qualifications, individuals with a disability will be given preference. Women are explicitly encouraged to apply. We welcome applications from people with a migration background who meet the recruitment requirements.
We regret that interview costs cannot be covered by Freie Universität Berlin. Applications will not be returned; please submit only copies of your documents.