The new professor of Statistics and Econometrics will join the Institute for Statistics and Mathematics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien).

A) Qualifications
The successful candidate is expected to have established an international reputation as a researcher in their field and to have outstanding qualifications. Candidates’ qualifications will be assessed in the context of their academic age.
We are particularly interested in researchers whose scientific work focuses on the computational aspects of modern techniques in statistics and econometrics and their application to the analysis of large data sets.

B) What we expect from the successful candidate
The successful candidate is expected to perform teaching activities at all levels (bachelor’s, master’s, PhD/doctorate, and executive education), both in the classroom and in distance learning formats. Full professors are expected to teach 8 weekly credit hours.

C) Application process
Applicants should address their applications and all relevant documents (including in any case a letter of motivation, academic CV, reference to the criteria specified in the call for applications) to the rector of WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna. Please submit your application via WU’s online recruiting tool by June 21, 2023. The link is

For details of the position, please contact Professor Kurt Hornik, chair of the Department of Finance Accounting and Statistics by phone: +43-1-31336-4756, or email: For details of the application process, please contact the Senior Faculty Recruitment team email: