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PhD Researcher in the field of DISCRETE CHOICE EXPERIMENTS - Belgium  

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Posted on : 08 March 2017

Project Description


Project
  • We are looking for a full-time PhD researcher (m/f) for scientific research (funding up to 4 years) which should lead to a PhD-degree. 
  •  This research will investigate how the efficiency of online choice experiments can be increased in case people use heuristic rules to simplify the choice task.
  •  It requires statistical modeling, optimization and programming. 
  • You are also expected to participate in seminars and conferences, be internationally mobile and to enroll in the PhD program of the Faculty of Economics and Business. 
  • The candidates can be asked to give guidance to students, be involved in teaching activities and to supervise exams.
  • You will find a dynamic and pleasant working environment, in a group that is actively involved in scientific research at the highest international level.


Profile:
  • Candidates should have a very strong interest in statistics and preferably have a background as Business Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Economics,Civil Engineering, Computer Science or Psychology. Good computing skills are an advantage as well as knowledge of Dutch.
  • An average yearly result of "distinction" during the university education is required,as is a very decent knowledge of written and spoken English.


Offer:
We offer an employment as full-time doctoral scholar as from now for 1 year, renewable till max. 4 years after positive evaluation.