University of Southern Denmark PhD Fellowship in Statistics for International Students

Страна: Дания;

Дедлайн: 01.06.2018

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A PhD fellowship in statistics is available at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (IMADA), University of Southern Denmark with starting date 1 September 2018 or soon thereafter. Application deadline 1 June 2018.

The selected student is expected to be part of the research group in statistics and work under the supervision of Jing Qin and Yuri Goegebeur within the areas of theoretical extreme statistics and applications in biostatistics. 

We are looking for a person with a strong interest in mathematical statistics and probability theory who holds a Master's degree in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Statistics. Excellent candidates who have not yet completed their Master study, but are in good progress will also be equally considered. Preferably the candidate has knowledge of order statistics or extreme value theory. Some programming skills and familiarity with statistical software packages is also advantageous. 

For further information please feel free to contact Associate Professor Jing Qin (, tel.:+45 6550 2346 or Associate Professor Yuri Goegebeur (, tel.: +45 6550 4476.

Application, salary etc.
Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three (students who have completed their MSc) or four years (students who have not yet completed their MSc). Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement of 10 November 2015 on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:
• A research proposal/description of your approach to the above project (max one page excluding references)
• A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages) (please attach this under box "Application form")
• Detailed CV, including personal contact information
• Copies of diplomas, Bachelor as well as Master’s degree, including transcript of notes/grades
• At least two signed reference letters. Should your referees wish to send their letters directly to us, please have them use e-mail: anc@sdu.dkmentioning your name and the title of the position in the subject line. And please note that these also need to reach us before deadline.

Further information about the PhD-study can be found at the homepage of the University.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online". Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. We strongly recommend that you read How to apply before you apply.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.


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