PhD studentship in Statistics
We are looking for a full-time PhD student to conduct research in statistics, which should lead
to a Ph.D. degree in Statistical Data Analysis. The successful candidate will receive a
scholarship for a period of 48 months with starting date no earlier than September 1, 2012.
The candidate will be hosted by the statistics research unit within the Department of Applied
Mathematics and Computer Science of Ghent University. The research will be conducted
under supervision of Prof. Dr. Stefan Van Aelst and co-supervised by Prof. Dr. Dirk Van den
Poel. The general research theme is robust and flexible modeling of high dimensional
data. The candidate will work in a dynamic environment with researchers of outstanding
Candidates should hold a Master degree before the starting date of the position and have a
strong interest in statistics and mathematics. Candidates preferably have a background in
statistics, mathematics or business engineering. Master students in their last year are
especially encouraged to apply.
Please send your application including motivation letter, detailed CV and copies of diplomas
before July 7, 2012 to
Stefan Van Aelst
Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
Krijgslaan 281 S9
9000 Gent, Belgium
Please send your application preferably by e-mail. Further information about the position can
also be obtained by e-mail.