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Research fellow (m/f/d) with expected 75 % employment limited to 3 years – E 13 TV-L HU

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The Chair of Statistics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is looking for a doctoral student. Research topics in the working group include statistical methods for complex data such as functional data, densities, shapes, networks and images; flexible regression models; statistical methods in particular joint models for longitudinal and time-to-event data; inference for deep learning. The position is initially limited to three years with the possibility of extension.


Job description:

  • Scientific research and teaching at the Chair of Statistics
  • Assignments for the own scientific qualification (PhD)



  • Completed academic degree in statistics, mathematics or a related field with statistical methodological focus
  • interest in the development of statistical methods as well as in interdisciplinary cooperation
  • good communication skills
  • very good command of written and spoken English
  • programming experience (preferably in the statistical software package R)


We offer integration into a lively and interdisciplinary team, family-friendly working hours and an excellent research environment. We support career development through opportunities for further training and mentoring. There is the possibility of association to the recently established interdisciplinary research unit FOR 5363 "DeSBi - Fusing Deep Learning and Statistics towards Understanding Structured Biomedical Data" (Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Sonja Greven).

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Please send your application (including a motivation letter, a copy of relevant certificates and grades, CV as well as contact details for an academic reference), quoting the reference number AN/139/23 and the subject “PhD in Statistics” to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, School of Business and Economics, Prof. Dr. Sonja Greven, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably in electronic form as a single PDF file (not larger than 10MB) to Further enquiries can also be addressed to her.

The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 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.

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