Assistant Professors in Mathematical Statistics and Stochastic Processes

The Department of Mathematics at Vrije University of Technology has positions for assistant professors in mathematical statistics and stochastic processes.

The department is seeking new colleagues who are passionate about scientific research and education. The department is looking for mathematicians with proven expertise in the broad area of mathematical statistics and stochastic processes. They are particularly interested in candidates who work at the intersection between theory and applications. This may include, but is not restricted to, mathematical statistics, biostatistics, statistics for life sciences, causal inference, mathematics of machine learning, data assimilation, and applications in neuroscience, biology, health care, movement sciences, and economics. It is an inclusive, interdisciplinary group, and diversity and internationalism are at the heart of the research principles as well as the teaching practice.


The tasks include:

  • develop a (partially application-driven) research line in Mathematical Statistics and Stochastic Processes
  • contribute to the teaching of the department at both the undergraduate and graduate level
  • show academic leadership, nationally and internationally
  • participate in departmental activities and tasks, including writing grant proposals

Starting Date: September 1, 2024.


In accordance with the collective labor agreement for Dutch universities, they offer:

  • the gross monthly salary ranges from €4332 to €6737
  • a maximum of 41 days of annual leave based on full-time employment
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • contribution to commuting expenses
  • good-paid parental leave scheme
  • flexible working hours

Job Requirements

Applicants for the Assistant Professors in Mathematical Statistics and Stochastic Processes must meet the following criteria:

  • a PhD in mathematics or statistics with a few years of postdoctoral experience
  • strong research record, as witnessed by excellent publications, original research projects, and an international network
  • are an effective lecturer
  • good communication and execution skills
  • fluent in English
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  • Applications from all groups currently under-represented in academic posts are especially encouraged.
  • They particularly welcome applications from women and people with an ethnic minority background.

Application Process

Applications should include:

  • a cover letter describing abilities and motivation,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • a research statement,
  • a brief teaching statement,
  • as well as the contact details of three potential referees,
  • a publication list.

To apply for the positions of Assistant Professors in Mathematical Statistics and Stochastic Processesclick here.

Deadline: February 04, 2024.

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