The Department of Statistics and Demography in Odense, Denmark

Assistant or Associate Professor of Statistics

Job description:
The Department of Statistics and Demography in Odense, Denmark, invites applications for a position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematical Statistics under the Faculty of Science and Engineering. The department is interdisciplinary and cross-faculty with research groups in biostatistics, mathematical statistics and econometrics.

Application, salary, etc.:
The successful applicant is expected to have a well-documented research record in either model based statistical inference or some other area of mathematical statistics compatible with current research interests in the department. The position involves teaching and consulting in the Faculty of Science and Engineering up to and including the Ph.D. level. The applicant must be capable of teaching a broad spectrum of statistical topics including elementary statistics for biology students. The department is currently developing web-based teaching material, and we plan to offer web-based courses for distance learning in the near future.

Applications will be assessed by an expert committee. Applicants will receive the evaluation about themselves. Assistant Professor is a 3-year training position with scientific qualifications that equal the Ph.D. level. Associate Professor is a position that requires qualifications equivalent to those obtained through employment as an Assistant Professor. If the successful applicant has not documented teaching experience corresponding to Assistant Professor level, the applicant will be engaged on trial for the first 18 months. Applicants are requested to state whether they are applying for the position as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

Applicants are requested to forward a CV, documentation about previous teaching experience as well as a list of publications, stating the scientific publications on which the applicant wishes to rely. In addition, a list of all enclosures must be enclosed - each enclosure being numbered and marked with the applicant's name. Enclosures must be assembled in sets.

For further information concerning this position, please contact the head of the department, Associate Professor Bernard Jeune, Department of Statistics and Demography, phone +45 6550 3036, fax: +45 6595 7766, e-mail:, or Professor Bent Jørgensen, phone: +45 6550 3397, e-mail:

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The University encourages all interested to apply, regardless of age, gender, religions affiliation or ethnic background.

Please send 3 copies of the application marked "Position No. 013006" and enclosures, including publications on which the applicant wishes to rely, to: Det Naturvidenskabelige og Tekniske Fakultetssekretariat, Syddansk Universitet, Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark.

The application must reach the University not later than 15 August 2001 at 12.00 hours.

Closing date 15.08. 2001
Location: Odense

Mark application Job ID 013006 and send it to:
Det Naturvidenskabelige og Tekniske Fakultetetssekretariat
Syddansk Universitet
Campusvej 55
DK-5230 Odense M