A PHD student in STATISTICS
We are looking for a full-time PhD student/research assistant for the period Oct. 1, 2012 – Sept. 30, 2016 to conduct research in statistics, which should lead to a Ph.D. degree.
The research will be conducted under guidance of Prof. Gerda Claeskens. A variety of research topics is possible; some key words are: model selection, model averaging, semi- and nonparametric statistics, smoothing,… You will find a dynamic and pleasant working environment, in a group which conducts research at the highest international level.
Candidates should have a strong interest in statistics, econometrics, or mathematics and preferably have a background as Master of Science in Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Economics, Business Engineering, Economics, Civil Engineering or Computer Science. An average yearly result of “distinction” during the university education is required, as is a decent knowledge of written and spoken English. Master’s and undergraduate students in their last year are especially encouraged to apply.
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We expect an application letter with motivation and a detailed curriculum vitae (including exam results), sent either via email; or by regular mail to the following address: Prof. G. Claeskens, ORSTAT, Naamsestraat 69, B – 3000 Leuven, Belgium, and this before April 20, 2012.