PhD Student in Mathematical Statistics

Updated: 10 months ago

Skilled and committed employees are a crucial factor in the success of Linköping University. And we need more of them. Our core expertise comes from teachers and researchers, but a successful university requires experienced and motivated employees in many fields. Everyone is important. We need to recruit many new employees thanks to, among all, an expansion in our research activity. We need you here. We look forward to receiving your application!

The Department of Mathematics conducts both teaching and research. The research encompasses a broad spectrum of areas, from pure mathematics to applications in technology, the natural sciences, economics and didactics. Our aim is to create an environment that encourages innovation and is open to new and relevant research areas.

Hereby advertises a position as

PhD student in Mathematical Statistics
formally based at Department of Mathematics

Division of Mathematical Statistics


This project which is funded by the Research school in interdisciplinary mathematics, aims to contribute in the area of "High-dimensional covariance estimation with applications to massive "MIMO" and will be in collaboration with the Division for Communication Systems at Department of Electrical Engineering at Linkoping University.

For more information about the project see

As a PhD student you will primarily devote yourself to your research. As a PhD student you are limited to work with education and administration up to 20 percent of full time.

Qualified to PhD studentships are only those who are or have been admitted to graduate studies. Applicants should have a degree on advanced level with at least 60 ECTS credits in mathematical statistics/mathematics or other subjects with a strong mathematics or mathematical statistics content.

Appointment time
The appointment will be until further notice for a maximum of one year at a time. A doctoral student may not be employed during a period exceeding eight years. The total time of appointment must not exceed the equivalent of four years full time research training.

Starting date
By agreement.

The salary for PhD students is based on the department’s salary scale.

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Application procedure
Apply for the position by clicking the “Apply” button below. Your application must be received at latest 9 May 2019.  

Applications and documents received after the date above will not be considered.

Equal opportunities

Linköping University will continue to develop as an attractive and creative place of work, characterized by equal terms and actively works for equality and diversity.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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