Postdoctoral Position in Statistics

University of Zurich Department of Communication Science and Media Research


Department of Communication Science and Mediaresearch (IKMZ)

Postdoctoral Position (with a focus on teaching statistics)
80 %

The University of Zurich is the largest research university in Switzerland. IKMZ is one of the leading communication departments in Europe.

Your responsibilities

  • Conduct high-quality research in your fields of interest in communication science
  • Teach a Master's lecture with accompanying exercises on multivariate statistics in English once a year (covering regression analysis, ANOVA, MANOVA, interaction effects, structural equation modelling, multi level analysis; based on R; syllabus and some teaching materials already exist)
  • Minor organizational or administrative tasks

Your profile

  • Ph.D. in communication science or a related subject
  • Excellent research and teaching record
  • Proficiency in English; ideally German language skills
  • Proficiency in R for statistical analysis
  • Organizational and team skills

What we offer

  • Dynamic and research-oriented team
  • Collegial and inspiring working atmosphere
  • Excellent research conditions in one of the leading communications departments in Europe
  • paid according to cantonal salary scheme

Place of work

Andreasstrasse 15, Zürich, Switzerland

Start of employment

The earliest starting date for the position is November 1, 2022 – it could also be later.

The position is for three years.

Deadline for applications is October 10, 2022.

Please send the following documents through the apply-Button: Letter of motivation, specifically highlighting interest and/or experience in teaching statistics, CV, Copies of degrees and relevant transcripts, List of scientific publications

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