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Research Associate § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG

Your responsibilities

Duties primarily include teaching and research. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.

The position serves to acquire methodological knowledge in the area of robust estimation methods, the use of non-precise information in the context of estimating functions, multiple imputation to compensate for missing values and/or machine learning techniques, as well as programming skills in R to create a corresponding R package in preparation for a proposal under the Emmy Noether program of the DFG or to further qualify for a successful application for a (junior) professorship. The teaching obligation is 4 teaching hours/week.


Your profile

A university degree in a relevant field plus doctorate.

  • very good knowledge of R
  • very good knowledge of statistics
  • knowledge in the area of compensation for missing values, statistical estimation methods and/or the use of external information in model estimation is advantageous

We offer

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Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
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Continuing education opportunities
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University pensions
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Attractive location
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Flexible working hours
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Work-life balance opportunities
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Health management

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Educational leave

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30 days of vacation per annum

Universität Hamburg—University of Excellence is one of the strongest research educational institutions in Germany. Our work in research, teaching, educational and knowledge exchange activities is fostering the next generation of responsible global citizens ready to tackle the global challenges facing us. Our guiding principle “Innovating and Cooperating for a Sustainable Future” drives collaboration with academic and nonacademic partner institutions in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and around the world. We would like to invite you to be part of our community to work with us in creating sustainable and digital change for a dynamic and pluralist society.

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As men are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage men to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable male applicants will receive preference.

Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.


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