Assistant Professors in Statistical Science - VVSOR - VVSOR

Netherlands Society for Statistics and Operations Research | Dutch
15 December 2020 - 15 January 2021

Assistant Professors in Statistical Science

The Faculty of Science and the Mathematical Institute are looking for multiple

Assistant Professors in Statistical Science (Tenure Track)


Project description

The Mathematical Institute at Leiden University in the Netherlands has several openings for new assistant professor positions in statistics. We are looking for the most talented individuals to strengthen the statistics group in the Mathematical Institute. We invite interested candidates to explore whether Leiden University is a potential match.

Key responsibilities

You develop your own identity as a statistician and you are expected to acquire national or European research grants to support your research line;
You are actively involved in teaching and contribute to the development of our curriculum;
Mastery of the Dutch language is not a requirement, but of course a long term goal.

Selection criteria

A PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field;
A track record in statistical research, as evidenced by publications in high rank journals, or otherwise strong evidence of high research potential;
Good communication skills and you are an inspiring teacher;
Good command of the English language.

For application instructions and further details, see


For any questions, you are welcome to contact

Johannes Schmidt-Hieber