7 Oct 2015

Full-Time Statistical Consulting, Teaching and Coordination (@ Leipzig Germany)

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Leipzig, Germany – Posted by cdislich Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany

Job Description

The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ invites applications for a position on

Statistical Consulting, Teaching and Coordination

to commence as soon as possible, working time: 100% (39 hours per week), initially limited to 2 years (extension to permanent employment possible)

Your duties:

  • Development and coordination of a statistical curriculum, including teaching introductory and advanced courses on environmental statistics for PhDs and Postdocs
  • Managing the UFZ community of scientists with statistical needs or know-how, organization of user group meetings and knowledge brokerage
  • Establishing a system of statistical consultation for PhDs and Postdocs at all UFZ locations
  • Horizon scanning for new statistical methods and communication and transfer of those into the UFZ

Your profile:

We seek a highly motivated, team-oriented scientist with expertise in statistical teaching and consultation as well as knowledge of a wide range of advanced statistical methods, including applications and experience in environmental problems.

  • A PhD in a relevant field of natural or social sciences
  • Proficient skills in one or more of the major statistical environments such as R or MatLab
  • Experience in a wide range of advanced statistical methods, preferably both in a frequentist and Bayesian framework, such as multivariate and spatial statistics as well as mixed effect models, hierarchical modelling and handling of large or complexly structured datasets
  • Expertise in teaching statistics classes and workshops
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Experience in the conception and coordination of training programmes is beneficial
  • An open-minded, organized team player with excellent communication skills

We offer:

  • Work in an interdisciplinary, multinational environment with a variety of exciting research projects
  • Excellent technical facilities
  • A vibrant region with a high quality of life and a broad range of cultural activities
  • An extensive range of training and further education courses
  • TVöD public-sector up to pay grade 14 including attractive public-sector social security benefits

Applications shall consist of one pdf file only and include curriculum vitae, certificates of academic degrees, letter of motivation and reference letters (including proofs or evaluation of teaching activities).

How to Apply

For further details, please see: https://recruitingapp-5128.de.umantis.com/Vacancies/623/Description/2

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time.


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