Please find enclosed a vacancy for a PhD position in statistics at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Universiteit Antwerpen.
The Faculty of Science is seeking to fill the following full-time vacancy in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Doctoral Grant by the University Research Fund (BOF)
in the area of Statistics
· You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of Statistics;
· You contribute to teaching and research in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.
Profile and requirements
· You hold a master degree in Mathematics, (Bio-)Statistics or Engineering;
· You can submit outstanding academic results;
· Also students in the final year of their degree can apply;
· You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative, customer-oriented and cooperative;
· You have a strong interest in (mathematical) statistics (theoretical research as well as applications to real data and computer simulations).
· You have a good knowledge of written and spoken English.
· A doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;
· The start date of scholarship will be October 1st 2012, November 1st 2012, December 1st 2012 or January 1st 2013;
· A gross monthly salary ranging from € 2.070 – € 2.120;
· A dynamic and stimulating work environment.
· Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date August 12th 2012;
· A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel;
· The interviews will take place from August 20th until August 31st 2012;
· More information about the application form can be obtained from Ellen Huijer (TEL 0032 3 265 31 45) or Eline Matthys (TEL 0032 3 265 31 58);
· For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Anneleen Verhasselt (Anneleen.Verhasselt@ua.ac.be or TEL 03 265 38 96).