[beasiswa] [info] PhD student Statistical Methodology in Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research (2 mandates)

PhD student Statistical Methodology in Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research (2 mandates)

Task description
PhD in statistical methodology in vaccine and infectious disease research. The research activities are part of an interuniversity collaboration between the Institute VAXINFECTIO of the University of Antwerp, and the Center for Statistics, Hasselt University. The main interdisciplinary research themes are i) to improve and/or increase the understanding of the immune system, ii) to develop strategies for the containment of antibiotic resistance and iii) to develop new methodology in modeling infectious disease spread.

  • You have a strong quantitative background
  • You are intrinsically motivated, think analytically and creatively, and work in an organised and focused manner
  • You enjoy working in an multidisciplinary environment (statistics, epidemiology, medical sciences, life sciences)
  • Experience in the use of statistical/mathematical software such as SAS, R, etc., is a plus
Licentiate, Master, or equivalent degree in (bio)statistics, mathematics, physics, biology or related field. (or equivalent).
The appointment takes effect from October 1, 2012 for a period of 2 years, extendable to a total period of 4 years.
Further information
Content job responsibilities:
   Prof. dr. Niel HENS, +32-11-268232, niel.hens@uhasselt.be
   Prof. dr. Marc AERTS, +32-11-268247, marc.aerts@uhasselt.be
   Prof. dr. Geert MOLENBERGHS, +32-11-268238, geert.molenberghs@uhasselt.be
Content terms of employment and selection procedure:
   jobs@uhasselt.be, +32-11-268080
Applicants must use the official application forms which can be downloaded herehttp://www.uhasselt.be/download/APengelsUH.doc.
Application by e-mail will only be taken into consideration when sent to the following address:jobs@uhasselt.be.
Please add a copy of your diploma, a list of courses and your results per course. Without these we cannot evaluate your application.
The completed application forms must reach the above mentioned address no later than 06 March 2012.
Selection procedure
Preselection on the basis of CV. Interview with the selected candidates.