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PhD Researcher in Statistics - Belgium  

KU Leuven (company)


Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

  • The candidate is expected to prepare a PhD.The PhD position will be financed by an Advanced ERC grant. 
  • The research project is on semi parametric inference for complex and structural models in survival analysis. 
  • You are expected to participate in seminars and will occasionally be involved in teaching activities, including supervision of exams.

  • You have a very strong interest in statistics, econometric, or mathematics and preferably have a background as Master of Science in Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Economics, Business Engineering, Economics, Civil Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Academic performance should be above average: with yearly exam results equaling 68% (distinction) or more, at least twice, of which minimum once in the master’s degree.
  • You have a very decent knowledge of written and spoken English.
  • Master students in their last year are especially encouraged to apply.

  • We offer an employment as full-time PhD researcher for 1 year, renewable till max. 4 years after positive evaluation. 
  • You will find a dynamic and pleasant working environment, in a group which conducts research at the highest international level.