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[Belgium] Phd Scholarship at Statistics Section: non parametric and semi parametric statistics

Abstract

At the Statistics Section of the Department of Mathematics of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven there is a vacancy for a Ph.D. position.

The candidate works towards a Ph.D. degree in Sciences, orientation mathematical statistics. She/he will pursue doctoral research in the broad domain of non parametric and semi parametric statistics, in which recent research topics are, for example: flexible modeling of functions via local polynomial fitting or splines or other regularization techniques, modeling dependencies via copulas and the development of methods for statistical inference, testing procedures and the selection of smoothing parameters, variable selection in additive models and varying coefficient models.

Suitable candidates have a very strong interest in statistics (in all its aspects: theory, applications, implementation, …).

Key words: mathematical statistics, non parametric and semi parametric statistics
Latest application date: 2010-05-29
Financing: available
Type of Position: scholarship
Source of Funding: FLOF
Duration of the Project : 4 years
Research group: Department of Mathematics

Remarks: This position also requires teaching duties (up to 4 hours weekly). The candidate is expected to learn Dutch within two years. The position starts September 1, 2010 (or later). The contract is for two years with a possible extension for another two years (after positive evaluation).

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Application Deadline : 29 May 2010

Web Link

http://wis.kuleuven.be/stat/research.html

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