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Fwd: [d-ssc] Correction on the Postdoctoral position in Statistics/Econometrics at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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From: STARICA Catalin <catalin.starica@unine.ch>
Date: September 28, 2010 5:16:11 AM PDT (CA)
Subject: [d-ssc] Correction on the Postdoctoral position in Statistics/Econometrics at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Dear colleague,

An error  found its way into the electronic address where the applications for the mentioned position should be sent. I apologize for bothering you again. The correct announcement follows.


Catalin Starica

Professor, Institute of Statistics
University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland


   is announced at the Institute of Statistics, Faculty of Economics, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

The Institute of Statistics of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Neuchâtel expects to open a postdoctoral position starting in November 2010.


   The applicant should

   have a doctorate in Statistics or in a related field,
   have a track record of publications in refereed international journals,
   be interested in teaching and willing to perform to a high level in the didactic duties,
   have good knowledge of both French and English.


          The postdoctoral fellow will be employed on a fixed-term contract of up to 4 years and will be active in the Institute of Statistics, University of Neuchâtel for the full duration of this position.

   She/he is expected to

   teach an average of 4 hours a week  in the bachelor and master programs. The teaching is both in French and English
   conduct high-quality research leading to publication in good refereed international journals
   organize the research seminar of the institute
   supervise undergraduate and master theses and help supervising doctoral students  within her/his research area
   participate in other administrative activities in the institute (organize scientific events, etc.)


   The successful candidate will receive benefits and salary in accordance to the rules and regulations of the University of Neuchâtel (see http://www2.unine.ch/rh/page1577.html).
   Rough and non-binding estimates of the salary for 100% employment go from a gross salary of around CHF (USD) 100,000 (€ 75,000)/year in the first year to roughly CHF (USD) 110,000 (€ 83,000)/year in the  fourth year.


   Each applicant should send the following documents to


   (1) A CV including biographical information, degrees, work and teaching experiences, list of publications, list of honors, awards, scholarships, fellowships, etc.
   (2) Three reference letters (to be sent directly by the reference scholars to the email address indicated above). The candidate should arrange for the letters to be sent by the application’s deadline. The names and addresses (including e-mail and FAX) of three referees should be included in the CV.
   (3) A short statement (1-2 pages) describing
   the applicant’s interest in the research area, if possible also the work that he or she would like to do during the appointment
   her/his views  on teaching, relevant previous experiences related to didactic activities of any kind, etc.
   other experiences and interests demonstrating the qualities listed in the section on QUALIFICATIONS AND ASSESSMENT GROUNDS FOR APPOINTMENT

          Interviews will  be conducted  starting October 15th. Conditional on the position being still unfilled applications will be accepted until November 15th. The position starts November 1st 2010 or at a later date to be commonly decided.

          Further information can be obtained from Prof. Catalin Starica at catalin.starica@unine.ch or Prof. Yves Tillé at yves.tille@unine.ch



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