The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR)
in Rostock, Germany,
is seeking to fill the position of a
in its Statistics Laboratory.
The successful candidate will provide statistical expertise, adapt
and further develop statistical methods, and advise researchers of
the Research Program on Fertility and Family Dynamics.
His or her main responsibility will be the provision of
methodological support and the development of methodology for the
analysis of a large multi-national panel survey and the related
A sound background in the analysis of longitudinal data is required.
Familiarity with methods of event history analysis is an advantage.
Candidates should have a PhD in Applied Statistics or Social Science,
with a strong background in data analysis and statistical modeling,
along with a proven ability to engage in interdisciplinary research.
As the MPIDR is an international research institute, fluency in
English is expected.
The appointment will be for three years, with the possibility of a
two-year extension. The salary is in accordance with German federal
remuneration schemes (BAT-O IIa/Ib).
The Max Planck Society wishes to increase the share of women in areas
in which they are underrepresented. Women are thus strongly invited
to apply. The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more
handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply, too.
For further information, please see www.demogr.mpg.de or
contact Dr. Jutta Gampe at [log in to unmask]
Applications should be sent by 15 Nov 2004
by email to [log in to unmask]
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Att. Dr. Jutta Gampe
D-18057 Rostock, Germany
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