PhD positions in Statistics
Sort on published: 2017-03-10
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The main research areas at the Department of Statistics are econometrics (microeconometrics and time series econometrics), multivariate statistics and structural equation modelling.
The open PhD positions are
- 1-2 general positions
- 1 position in multivariate statistics
Starting date: 1st of September 2017 or as agreed upon.
The duties of a PhD student are primarily directed at his/her own research education, which lasts four years. The work may also involve, to a limited extent (maximum 20%) other departmental duties, mainly related to teaching undergraduate courses – in which case the position may be extended to maximum five years.
For admission to the PhD program in Statistics, an applicant must have basic eligibility and the special eligibility prescribed by the Faculty. Information about eligibility requirements and admission rules can be found on the web site of the University, Admissions Ordinance and Regulations regarding Studies at the Graduate Level.
Applications should include a brief description of research interests and relevant experience, a CV, copies of diplomas and certificates, thesis (or a draft thereof if available) and other documents that the applicant wishes to be considered.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Uppsala University aims for gender balance and diversity in all activities in order to achieve a higher quality at all levels of the organization. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.
Pay: Local guidelines for salary of PhD students apply for employed doctoral students.
Starting: 2017-09-01 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment:Temporary position ending after four or five years.
Working hours: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact
More information can be obtained from professor Johan Lyhagen, phone +46 18 471 2844, e-mail Johan.Lyhagen@statistics.uu.se and director of PhD studies Lars Forsberg, phone +46 18 471 5143, e-mail Lars.Forsberg@statistics.uu.se.
You are welcome to submit your application no later than 2017-04-15, UFV-PA 2017/863.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Statistics
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet
Marie Ols, TCO/ST 018-471 2459
Stefan Djurström, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/863
Last application date: 2017-04-15