[beasiswa] [info] Predoctoral Researcher (2 x 2 years) ‘Spatio-temporal modeling of infectious diseases’

 Vacature 090/32/081-2e/TWIS

Hasselt University announces, within the Center for Statistics, the UHasselt entitiy of the Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and statistical Bioinformatics, the following position (m/f):

Predoctoral Researcher (2 x 2 years) ‘Spatio-temporal modeling of infectious diseases’
(mandate 090/32/081)

Job description
PhD in statistical methodology in infectious disease research. The main research themes are i) the development of flexible statistical methods for the spatial and spatio-temporal spread of infectious diseases, and ii) the improvement of approximate inference methods for the analysis of computationally complex models for spatial data. The research activities will be in collaboration with the University of Wollongong (Australia).


  • 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, medical sciences, life sciences, veterinary sciences);

  • Experience in the use of statistical/mathematical software such as SAS, R, Matlab etc., is a plus.

Licentiate, Master, or equivalent degree in (bio)statistics, mathematics, physics or related field.
Students that graduate this year can also apply.

The appointment takes effect from October 1, 2010 for a period of 2 years, extendable to a total
period of 4 years.


Applicants must use the official application forms

The completed application forms must reach the above mentioned address no later than May 2nd 2010.

Application by e-mail will only be taken into consideration when sent to the following address: jobs@uhasselt.be.


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