Junior Faculty Position in Statistics
Advertiser: Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Field(s) of specialization: Statistics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: c/ Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27, Barcelona, Spain
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2023-09-15
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 15 Dec 2022 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 30 Dec 2022
Ad text:

We invite applications for faculty appointments at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Statistics at the Department of Economics and Business to begin no later than September 2023.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. (or be near completion of their doctoral studies), and should have a demonstrated potential for research excellence in Statistics, Probability, Machine Learning or related fields. Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, research statement, submit a copy 1-2 papers with their most significant work and provide three letters of recommendation.

The deadline for application is December 15, 2022

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at:


The Statistics and Probability group is part of the diverse Department of Economics and Business at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, consistently ranked among the top European economics schools. The group has a strong expertise in research areas such as theoretical machine learning, graphical and network models, Bayesian inference, Malliavin calculus, high-dimensional inference and Econometrics, among others. Said research has been funded by research agencies in Spain, the UK and USA, as well as companies such as Google and Huawei. The group also leads the Data Science Center (https://datascience.bse.eu) and the Master’s Program in Data Science (https://bse.eu/study/masters-programs/data-science-methodology) at the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE). The BSE has won 3 consecutive Severo Ochoa awards for research excellence, and provides additional opportunities for funding and research-related activities.

Knowledge of Catalan or Spanish is not a requirement.

If you have any questions please contact the recruiting committee at recruiting.econ@upf.edu

Additional information can be found at the Statistics group’s website https://sites.google.com/view/stats-upf/ and the website of the department https://www.upf.edu/web/econ/job-opportunities

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Reference letter
  • Letters of reference: 3
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