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Postdoc - Chemometrician / Biostatistican

Data Science, Chemometrics, Biostatistics
Vetmeduni Vienna
Closing Date


Postdoc Position

for Chemometrician / Biostatistican


as part of the transdisciplinary SNF-Sinergia research project: MicRisk2030 - A novel path for microbial risk assessment and management towards sustainable food systems: employing AI-based risk management concepts from Stochastic Finance



We are looking for an applicant holding a Ph.D. in chemometrics, bioinformatics, biostatistics, or equivalent, with advanced skills in multivariate statistical analyses and modeling, including AI systems, such as neural networks, support vector machines, etc. A background or interest in spectroscopy (FTIR, NIR, Raman), as well as project management and advanced communication and writing skills in English are required.


We offer:

A 4 -year 100% Postdoc position in the research group of Prof. Dr. Monika Ehling-Schulz, Institute of Microbiology, Vetmeduni Vienna.

The MicRisk 230 project provides the successful candidate the opportunity to work in a transdisciplinary team and to join Prof. Dr. Josef Teichmann’s group, ETH AI Centre, ETH Zürich, for an internship to be trained in AI solutions for risk management.


Job profile:

• FTIR spectroscopy, spectral data processing, and applied chemometrics

• Biostatistical analysis of wet-lab experiments (WLE: microbiological, genetic/genomic, bioassays)

• Integration of information on risk indicators from WLE and literature (together with ETH/UZH)

• Project management (planning, tracking & controlling, reporting)

• Preparation of manuscripts/publications


Are you interested? Please send your application (only pdf-files!), including a detailed CV accompanied by a letter of application and the names and contact details of two referees via e-mail to: monika.ehling-schulz(at)

The screening of applications will start July 1st, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.


Main contact
Name: Prof. Dr. Monika Ehling-Schulz
Phone: +431250772460

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