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Job Advertisements:


  • a PhD position in applied probability at INRIA, Bordeaux. The topic is
    Stochastic control and resource allocation in large-scale distributed systems

    For more information about the position, please see here


    Two postdoc positions funded by my newly awarded ERC Advanced Grant entitled
    Active and Driven Systems: Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics (ADSNeSP)

    One position is for 3 years, the other for up to 5 years. These roles
    will allow significant independence within the overall scope of the
    programme. Both appointees will be based in my group in DAMTP (Cambridge).

    For more details see

    The University of Cambridge values diversity and is committed to
    equality of opportunity. The Department would particularly welcome
    applications from women, since women are, and have historically been,
    underrepresented on our research staff.




    The Mathematical Physics group at the University of Helsinki
    ( is looking for postdocs in the following fields:

    -Rigorous Statistical Mechanics and Renormalization Group
    -Singular Stochastic PDE’s
    -Conformal Field Theory and Liouville Quantum Gravity

    The positions are funded through the European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant
    “Quantum Fields and Probability” and they are available from September 2017 on.

    Further information: 


    We have an open one-year postdoc position in statistics at the University of Amsterdam, in the context of the project “Foundations of nonparametric Bayes procedures”. For more information, interested potential candidates can send an email to .


    • We are looking for a highly motivated student to candidate to the PhD

    Program SEVAB (
    <>). Students with  background in
    physics or mathematics motivated to work in ethology/collective behavior
    are strongly encouraged to apply. All people interested may contact us for
    further information and concerning the procedure to apply for PhD grant.

    Thesis Project Title : Propagation of information and collective decision

    Propagation of information within groups is fundamental to share
    group-living benefits. Information sharing may occur in different
    behavioural contexts, such as food searching and predator avoidance, as
    found in insect swarms, bird flocks or mammal herds. Social cohesion
    relies on information diffusion, and the speed and efficiency of
    collective decisions. The framework of complex systems and
    self-organization aims to account for collective properties of groups.
    Mathematical models using simple mathematical rules and interactions at a
    local scale allow reproducing collective properties. The emerging
    collective decision, on which relies socio-spatial cohesion, depends upon
    the capacity of individual decision to influence neighbours and
    propagation at the group level. However identifying the influential
    neighbours, which are individuals are responding to and on which
    information relies the decision making is a major challenge. The project
    aims at quantifying and modeling the propagation of information and
    decision-making in groups of vertebrates. The behaviour of groups will be
    studied using already collected data on sheep, where departures of
    individuals were experimentally triggered within grazing and almost steady
    groups. The objective is to decipher, after the departure of one
    individual, which are the individuals that are influenced (followers)
    first and then the subsequent behavioural changes of other neighbours.
    Data analysis will be conducted using tools of complex systems, in
    particular of complex networks. This project, at the interface
    biology-mathematics, will allow accounting for what is observed in several
    animal species where vision if one major sensory modality of
    communication. The modeling work could assess the properties of
    propagation of information such as speed and spatial features. This would
    allow contemplating the adaptive consequences of decision making and the
    social factors which affect them.

    Ginelli F*, Peruani F*, Pillot MH, Chaté H, Théraulaz G & Bon R 2015.
    Intermittent collective dynamics emerge from conflicting imperatives in
    sheep herds. PNAS 112: 12729–12734.
    Toulet S, Gautrais J, Bon R & Peruani F 2015. Imitation Combined with a
    Characteristic Stimulus Duration Results in Robust Collective
    Decision-Making. PLoS ONE 10: e0140188.


    The University of Oslo (Norway) has a funded PhD position in the area of methodology and statistics, see For more information you can send an e-mail to Johan Braeken, at .


  • The Department for Epidemiology (EPID) at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Braunschweig, headed by Professor Dr. med. Gérard Krause, is looking for a
  • Statistician (PhD Student)


  • The Department for Epidemiology has about 40 employees. Our research focusses on occurrence, transmission and the prevention of infectious diseases in the human population. Within the German National Cohort (NAKO Gesundheitsstudie,, we represent the topic of immunology and infection. We are also active in DZIF (German Center for Infection Research; particularly in the “Translational Infrastructure Epidemiology” ( In addition, we have close co-operations within and outside of the HZI, such as Hannover Medical School, the Robert Koch Institute, WHO and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Furthermore, we run the PhD Programme “Epidemiology” (
  • Read more or visit the website




  • The Department for Epidemiology (EPID) at Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung (HZI) in Braunschweig, headed by Professor Dr. med. Gérard Krause, is looking for a 


  • Statistician (Postdoc) 


  • The Department for Epidemiology has about 40 employees. Our research focusses on occurrence, transmission and the prevention of infectious diseases in the human population. Within the German National Cohort (NAKO Gesundheitsstudie,, we represent the topic of immunology and infection. We are also active in DZIF (German Center for Infection Research; particularly in the “Translational Infrastructure Epidemiology” ( In addition, we have close co-operations within and outside of the HZI, such as Hannover Medical School, the Robert Koch Institute, WHO and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Furthermore, we run the PhD Programme “Epidemiology” (
  • Read more or visit the website.



  • TILBURG UNIVERSITY - CentER and Department of Econometrics & OR

    Applications are invited for a

    Ph.D. student (AiO) position in mathematical statistics.

    The research area is nonparametric statistics including, in particular, statistics of extreme values, empirical likelihood, and empirical and quantile processes. The main part of the research is to develop new statistical procedures and to establish the relevant theorems.


    The position is for three years. Apart from conducting research that leads to a Ph.D. thesis and publications, the successful candidate will teach for a limited part of the time. She/he will be appointed at CentER, the research institute of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management; see, where you find links to the Department, School and University as well.


    Required is education at the (research) master’s level or equivalent, meaning (preferably) five years of relevant university education directed towards a research career.

    More information can be obtained from prof.dr. J.H.J. Einmahl,

    email: , phone: +31 13 4668208.

    Applications including a curriculum vitae and copies of some written work (like a master’s thesis) should be sent to him by email not later than February 3, 2017.


  • Docent Statistiek 1,0 fte
    Departement Econometrie & OR
    Tilburg School of Economics and Management 

    Voor het departement Econometrie & OR zijn wij op zoek naar een Docent Statistiek. De taken van de gezochte docent bestaan uit het verzorgen en coördineren van statistiekonderwijs in onze premasteropleiding, maar ook in de bacheloropleiding Bedrijfseconomie. Dit onderwijs wordt voornamelijk in het Nederlands gegeven. Daarnaast vormt de uitvoering van een aantal digitaliseringsprojecten binnen ons statistiekonderwijs een belangrijk onderdeel van de taak.

    Wij zoeken een enthousiaste collega die een academische opleiding heeft genoten in de wiskunde, statistiek of econometrie. Ervaring in het geven van onderwijs is een vereiste. Indien u nog niet in het bezit bent van het certificaat Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs (BKO) dan wordt er van u verwacht dat u dat behaalt. U bent in staat om onderwijs voor grote groepen in het Nederlands te verzorgen en om een team van docenten aan te sturen.

    Naast een aantrekkelijk pakket secundaire arbeidsvoorwaarden (Tilburg University behoort tot de meest gewaardeerde werkgevers in de non-profit sector) en een attractieve, internationale werksfeer, bieden wij u een tijdelijk dienstverband voor vier jaar met een proeftijd van een jaar. Het salaris is afhankelijk van opleiding en ervaring en bedraagt maximaal € 4028,- bruto per maand (salarisschaal 10) bij een fulltime aanstelling, conform UFO profiel Docent 4. Bij ruimere ervaring behoort een hogere inschaling tot de mogelijkheden. De CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten is van toepassing.

    Informatie en sollicitatie
    Telefonisch of per e-mail kunt u informatie inwinnen over zowel de faculteit, het departement als de functie bij mevrouw dr. Marieke Quant (tel.: 013-4662345, e-mail: ).

    Uw sollicitatie, vergezeld van een motivatiebrief en curriculum vitae, dient uiterlijk 16 januari 2017 binnen te zijn.Sollicitaties kunnen alleen online ( worden.


  • Post-doctoral positions at Tel Aviv University:
  • The School of Mathematical Sciences at Tel Aviv University invites applications for post-doctoral fellowships in Probability Theory and Statistical Mechanics. Our group includes Prof. Asaf NachmiasRon PeledBoris Tsirelson and Sasha Sodin and keeps close ties with the analysis and combinatorics groups in the school. The position starts on October 1, 2017 and its duration is for 2 years with an option for renewal. Shorter durations or other starting dates can be considered.  Applicants should complete their Ph.D. degree by September 30, 2017.

    Post-doctoral fellowships are research positions and do not carry teaching responsibilities.

    Candidates should e-mail the following application materials to Ms. Nurit Liberman at  with cc to Prof. Ron Peled at :
  • CV
  • List of publications
  • Research statement
  • Three letters of recommendation

    The deadline for applications is January 15, 2017. Applications received after the deadline will be considered if positions remain open.
    The positions are also announced on the MathJobs website:


  • On behalf of Hugo Duminil-Copin

    Postdoctoral position in Probability and Mathematical Physics 

    Principal Investigator : Hugo DUMINIL-COPIN

    Duration: 2 years

    IHES offers a 2-year postdoctoral position in Probability and Mathematical Physics beginning September 2017 and funded by the IDEX Chair of Pr Duminil-Copin. 
    All candidates with background in Probability or Mathematical Physics, and interested in working on the mathematical and physical aspects of Statistical Physics andProbability Theory, are encouraged to apply. 

    Contract details
    The IHES scientific environment provides superb conditions for research in mathematics and theoretical physics. The position will be covered by a competitive package funded by the IDEX chair that will include family housing in IHES residence apartments, and free access to the cafeteria for lunch.­ Some funding will also be available to participate in scientific events related to the project.


    Applications should be sent online and include the application form duly completed, a CV, a list of publications, a description of research project and future plans as well as 2 letters of recommendation to be sent to ­­­ ­ ­ 


    Apply now­­Deadline: 23 November 2016
    : ­ ­ ­

  • Tilburg School of Economics and Management has a position available for: Tenure Track Assistant and/or Associate Professor


Candidates in all areas of Econometrics, Applied (Micro-) Economics, Statistics, Data Science/Big Data, or a related field will be given serious consideration.


An assistant professorship is a tenure track position for six years. The position offers ample opportunities to do research as it carries a light teaching load (approximately one course per semester). After at most five years, a tenure decision is made.

Associate professor positions are tenured positions.


The assistant/associate professor is appointed at the Department of Econometrics and OR at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management.

Tilburg offers competitive European salaries. Moreover, researchers from outside the Netherlands can apply for tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary. The University also offers a generous pension scheme. The School will provide assistance in finding suitable accommodation and in other relevant relocation issues.


Information about the Department of Econometrics and OR at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management can be found at:


Applications and accompanying documents should be submitted electronically, using this website:

Applications should be submitted no later than December 4, 2016. They should include a curriculum vitae, copies of written work, two reference letters (appraising the applicant's research potential) and, if applicable, teaching evaluations.

For further questions, you can contact the Recruitment Team at telephone: +31 13 466 2430 or e-mail: 

  • Interviews with the most promising candidates will be scheduled at the Allied Social Science Associations meetings in Chicago, January 6-8, 2017, or at another mutually convenient time and place.

  • The doctoral program in Statistics (Statistics and Probability) of the
    Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of São Paulo,
    Brazil, has 3 fellowships for full time PhD students. 
    These are full fellowships for a period of 48 months, starting
    from February 2017. These positions are focused on research in
    probability theory and inference in stochastic processes with emphasis
    on stochastic modeling of neuron biological data.
    The attached document contains links and further details.


  • The department of Medical Statistics and Bioinformatics of Leiden University Medical Center has two open positions as Assistant Professor in Biostatistics (tenured). For more information, see


  • A PhD position is available at the University of Amsterdam, jointly at the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics and the Amsterdam Business School.

    Students with a MSc degree in (Applied) Mathematics, Operations Research, or Econometrics are invited to apply.


    More information: Michel Mandjes, +31(0) 20 525 5164; Marc Solomon, +31(0)20 525 4221; Arnoud den Boer, +31(0)20 525 2497.


    Project: Adaptive modeling in data-driven decision problems.



    In the current information age where all sorts of data are abundantly available, business decisions are increasingly based on mathematical models and data instead of intuition and experience. This trend is reflected in the operations management literature, which has seen an explosive growth in research on how to learn optimal decisions from data as efficiently as possible. Insights from this research are increasingly and successfully being applied in practice, in a wide variety of fields and branches.

    Scientific research on how to efficiently learn from data has received a certain level of maturity, but several important questions on the mathematical modeling aspect have thus far been neglected. In particular, the question of how to select a proper mathematical model in a data-driven optimization context has received little or no attention. Model selection is a subfield of statistics and information theory; in these fields a model is good if it gives a good description or prediction of the data. But in decision problems, the quality of a model should not be judged by `goodness-of-fit’ or predictive power, but solely by its ability to produce good decisions.

    A model produces good decisions when it hits the right balance between simplicity and complexity. That means that it achieves a good trade-off between modeling errors (arising from simplifying modeling assumptions), statistical errors (which are typically larger for more complex and realistic models), and optimization errors (complex, realistic models may not allow for exact computation of the optimal decision, resulting in additional errors). It would be tremendously useful to have a generic model selection method that identifies which model achieves this optimal trade-off.

    Such a method should in particularly be able to handle the realistic, dynamic situation, where data is not something static but rather a continuously incoming stream. By continuously adapting the mathematical model upon which decisions are based, the complexity of the model is allowed to grow with the size of the data, such that at all decision moments the right balance is achieved between simplicity and complexity. This departs from the state-of-the-art in the scientific literature, where models are kept fixed throughout the time horizon, which negatively affects the quality of decisions in the short run (if overly complex models are used) or the long run (if models are too simplistic).

    The goals of this research project are to

    - develop and analyze model-selection methods for dynamic, data-driven decision problems;

    - apply them  to practical business optimization problems in pricing and revenue management.



  • The Université libre de Bruxelles and the Université catholique de Louvain invite applications for a post-doctoral fellowship, see for details :

    This postdoctoral research position will start on October 1, 2016 (or eventually on a date to be discussed with the candidates). This position will be for one year in the Actuarial Sciences Service of the Department of Mathematics of Université libre de Bruxelles, and can possibly be prolonged in the Actuarial Sciences Group of the Institut de Statistique, Biostatistique et Sciences Actuarielles of the Université catholique de Louvain until September 30, 2018.

    The position is funded by the FNRS Cross-University PDR (Projet de Recherche) on “Risk Management and Pricing in Finance and Insurance”. Examples of research topics included in this project are: interest rate modelling, valuation and risk management in finance and insurance.

    Candidates for the PDR Postdoctoral Fellowship should hold a PhD in mathematics, statistics, actuarial sciences or a closely related subject on the date of the start of the contract and are expected to have proven research ability in actuarial sciences, with in particular a research interest in risk management, risk measurement, interest rates structures and quantitative finance.

    The closing date for applications is on 30 September 2016.


  • Two Christine Mohrmann Fellowships (Tenure Track) (0,8 - 1,0 fte), Radboud University, Faculty of Science 
  • Application deadline: 30 September 2016

The Faculty of Science at Radboud University (Nijmegen, Netherlands) initiated the Christine Mohrmann Fellowship programme to attract and promote talented young women with outstanding potential in the natural sciences. In this first round two Mohrmann fellowships are available in the Faculty of Science. Its highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment offers exceptional research and teaching opportunities to independent, motivated and gifted female scientists. The fellowship comprises a tenure track in which the Fellow starts as an Assistant Professor (UD) in a temporary position, with the prospect of a permanent appointment within six years. Depending on her performance, the Fellow will then be appointed at the Associate (UHD) or Full Professor level. The faculty also welcomes applications from women with a more senior profile and will be happy to offer them a customized tenure track. The fellowship includes an attractive start-up package (including assistance from a PhD candidate) and an excellent guidance and mentoring programme.


What we expect from you
We are looking for female candidates who meet the following requirements:

    • PhD degree in one of the natural sciences;

    • exemplary research record;

    • proof of independence and international recognition;

    • teaching experience demonstrated by, for instance, tutoring/mentoring of individuals or small groups;

    • experience with acquiring external funding for research projects would be a bonus.


What we have to offer

    • employment: 0,8 - 1,0 fte;

    • a maximum gross monthly salary of € 4,691 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 11);

    • in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus;

    • duration of the contract: 6 years;

    • at the start of the tenure track you will be appointed as an Assistant Professor, Level 2 (salary scale 11). If your performance is evaluated positively at the end of your tenure track, you will be permanently appointed as an Assistant Professor, Level 1 (salary scale 12). If you are a more senior candidate, an Associate Professor (salary scale 13-14) profile may be applicable;

    • starting salary will depend on experience.

For more details, see:



  • 29 juni 2016, Positions for postdoctoral researchers

  • The Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics (NeuroMat), hosted by the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and funded by FAPESP (Sao Paulo Research Foundation,, is offering several postdoctoral fellowships for recent PhDs with outstanding research potential


    The research will involve collaborations with experimental and theoretical groups and laboratories associated to NeuroMat and may be developed at USP Sao Paulo, USP Ribeirao Preto or Unicamp. 


    We seek candidates capable to develop independent research in one of the research lines below.   

    1. Stochastic and/or computational modeling of the brain functioning 

    2. Acquisition, processing and quantitative analysis of electrophysiological data. 


    Candidates to the first research line are required to have at least one of the profiles below: 


    - A strong background in probability theory with emphasis on stochastic processes. Previous knowledge of rigorous statistical mechanics or random graphs will be favorably considered. 


    - A strong mathematical and/or computational background and experience with computers and programming. Previous experience with development and/or simulation of neural brain models, complex networks and parallel computing will be favorably considered. Candidates to the second research line are required to have at least one of the profiles below: 


    - A strong background in neuroscience with previous experience in neurophysiological data acquisition, processing and analysis and knowledge of computer programming. Previous experience with multidisciplinary research teams is welcome. 


    - A strong background in computer science with experience in the development of algorithms, software tools and data bases. 


    Previous research experience in neuroscience or related areas will be favorably considered. The initial appointment is for two years, with a possible extension to up to four years, conditional or research progress. 


    Salary is competitive at international level, and fellows benefit from extra funds for travel and research expenses plus limited support for relocation expenses. 


    Application instructions 

    Applicants should complete and submit the application form at http:// 


    The following documents and information are requested (please see the form for further details): 

    - Summary of the CV, in the FAPESP format (see for instructions). 

    - List of publications, with links to those available online. 

    - Pointers to other research related output, such as software, web pages, and so forth. Candidates should be willing to send copies of publications, if requested. 

    - A summary of your research plan for the next 2 years, up to 5 pages length. It should explicitly address its place in the framework of the Neuromat mission and research program ( 

    - Any further information deemed relevant to the application. In addition to the above, we require at least 2 recommendation letters. 


    Those should be mailed by the recommenders directly to Candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience. 


    Two independent evaluation rounds are planned, each one over then current applications: 

    1. On August 15, 2016. 

    2. On October 17, 2016. Appointments are expected to be effective within 2 to 6 months after evaluation date.

    Candidates approved on either round will be requested to expand their five-page research plan to full two-year proposals. For the implementation of the fellowships, those proposals, together with all the application material received, will be submitted to FAPESP for final approval.


  • 31 mei 2016,  The Mathematical Institute at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Cologne is inviting applications for a Professorship (W3) in Applied Mathematics/Stochastics. 


    The Mathematical Institute aims at enhancing its competence in the field of probability and statistics. We are looking for candidates with an excellent reputation in research and teaching in these fields and with a successful record of third-party funded projects. Applicants should have a proven record of interdisciplinary research. 


    The successful candidate is expected to participate in the teaching and administrative duties of the Mathematical Institute. The teaching duties in particular include courses in statistics and courses for our programs in mathematics and business mathematics. 


    Qualification requirements are in accord with the North Rhine-Westphalia University Law and include an excellent track record in research (e. g. habilitation or equivalent qualifications) and teaching. 


    The University of Cologne is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with the German disability laws. Women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 


    Applications should include a CV, a complete list of publications, a teaching and research statement, information on external funding, academic achievements and honors. Applications should be submitted via the Academic Job Portal of the University of Cologne ( no later than June 19, 2016 to 


    Professor Dr. Ansgar Büschges 

    Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences 

    University of Cologne Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 

    D-50923 Cologne, 




    See for a pdf-version.




  • 21 mei 2016, Assistant Professor (Universitair Docent, UD) in Methodology and Statistics (0.8 - 1 FTE) The Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam invites applicants for an assistant professor position in Methodology and Statistics. For more information about this vacancy, please have a look at:



  • 4 mei 2016,  The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Georg August University Göttingen, Germany invites applicants for a Junior-Professorship for Mathematical Statistics (salary W1 NBesO) to begin on October 1st, 2016 on a temporary basis, at the Institute for Mathematical Stochastics. 

  • If the personal requirements are satisfied, the candidate will be recruited as a civil servant on time for an initial period of three years. The renewal of the position for another three years will depend on a positive interim evaluation.

    The position will be established within the context of the action Campuslabor Physik, which strengthens the research infrastructure for the partners of the Göttingen Campus. The state Lower Saxony supports this cross-institutional platform for the development of innovative physical-chemical techniques of analysis.

    A successful candidate will demonstrate excellent expertise in research and publication. The candidate will be expected to adequately contribute to the Institute’s activities in research, teaching and administration. The junior professor is to represent a current topic in Mathemati- cal Statistics related to existing research groups, like RTG 2088 “Discovering structure in complex data” or to experimental laboratory research at the Göttingen Campus.


    Prof. Dr. A. Munk, Institute of Mathematical Stochastics, Georg August University Göttingen, , phone +49 551 / 39 172101 can give you more detailed information on the position. For further information, please visit our website:

    The general tasks and preconditions for recruitment arise from § 30 of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act in the currently applicable version. The period being employed as graduate assistant or research assistant before or after the doctorate should not exceed a total of six years.

    We explicitly welcome applications from abroad. Under certain circumstances part-time employment is possible. Disabled applicants with adequate qualification will be preferentially considered. The University strives to increase its proportion of female staff and specifically encourages qualified women to apply.

    Applications with pertinent documentation like CV, list of publications, research grant activities, research and teaching records are to be consigned to the Institute for Mathematical Stochastics, Georg August University of Göttingen, Goldschmidtstr. 7, 37077 Göttingen, Germany until June 9th, 2016 exclusively by using the following online portal:




  • 20 april 2016, Post-doctoral fellowship ULB, UCL: The Université libre de Bruxelles and the Université catholique de Louvain invite applications for a post-doctoral fellowship, see for details :

    This postdoctoral research position will be for two years and will start on the 1st of October 2016 for one year in the Actuarial Sciences Service of the Department of Mathematics of Université libre de Bruxelles, and will continue during 2017-2018 with one year in the Actuarial Sciences Group of the Institut de Statistique, Biostatistique et Sciences Actuarielles of the Université catholique de Louvain.

    The position is funded by the FNRS Cross-University PDR (Projet de Recherche) on “Risk Management and Pricing in Finance and Insurance”. Examples of research topics included in this project are: (multi curve) interest rate models, multivariate Levy processes, valuation and risk management of life insurance under SolvencyII.

    The closing date for applications is on 15 May.




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