Doctoral scholarship holder applied mathematics: statistics

Updated: 25 days ago

Department: Department of Mathematics
Regime Full-time

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The Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Sciences is looking for a full-time

doctoral scholarship holder in the field of Applied Mathematics: Statistics

Position

  • You will work actively on the preparation and defence of a PhD thesis in statistics and data science. Possible topics are causal machine learning, causal inference, robust statistics, dimension reduction techniques, sports analytics.
  • You will publish scientific articles related to the research project.
  • You will carry out a limited number of teaching and research support tasks for applied mathematics.

Profile

  • You hold a Master degree in mathematics, physics, computer science or engineering or you will have obtained it by the time you start work.
  • You can demonstrate excellent study results.
  • Your teaching competences are in line with the University of Antwerp’s educational vision .
  • Your research qualities are in line with the faculty and university research policies .
  • You act with attention to quality, integrity, creativity and cooperation.

What we offer

  • We offer a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years. Following a positive evaluation, the scholarship can be renewed once for another two-year period.
  • The planned start date is 1 September 2024 or as soon as possible after that date.
  • Your monthly scholarship amount is calculated according to the scholarship amounts  for doctoral scholarship holders on the pay scales for Contract Research Staff (Dutch: Bijzonder Academisch Personeel, BAP).
  • You will receive ecocheques, Internet-connectivity allowance and a bicycle allowance or a full reimbursement of public transport costs for commuting.
  • You will do most of your work at Middelheimcampus in a dynamic and stimulating working environment.
  • Find out more about working at the University of Antwerp here .

Want to apply?

  • You can apply for this vacancy through the University of Antwerp’s online job application platform up to and including 19 June 2024 (by midnight Brussels time). Click on the 'Apply' button and complete the online application form. Be sure to include the following attachments:
    • a motivation letter.
    • your academic CV with a summary of your study results.
    • Contact information of your bachelor and master promotor.
  • The selection committee reviews all applications as soon as possible after the application deadline. As soon as a decision is made, we will notify you. If you are still eligible after the pre-selection, you will be informed about the possible next step(s) in the selection procedure.
  • If you have any questions about the online application form, please check the frequently asked questions  or send an email to [email protected] . If you have any questions about the job itself, please contact Prof. Tim Verdonck, [email protected]  ?

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