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Phd Positions: Operations Research and Business Statistics in KULeuven

Published on Apr 19 2010 // PhD, Scholarships in Netherlands, Western Europe


The Faculty of Business and Economics KULeuven; Research Center for Operations Research and Business Statistics (ORSTAT) are looking for

We offer an employment as full-time doctoral scholar starting on 1 October 2010, for 1 year, renewable till 4 years.

DOCTORAL SCHOLAR (F/M) – ABV201024

Your Opportunities

  • The Research Group ORSTAT (Operations Research and Business Statistics) has an opening for a full-time predoctoral research assistant (m/f).
  • You will conduct research and work towards a Ph.D. in Applied Economics on the FWO project “Online market research surveys”. This research project is performed in cooperation with Prof. M. Vandebroek.
  • You will find a dynamic and pleasant working environment, in a group which conducts research at the highest international level.

The candidate is also expected to participate in seminars and conferences, and to enroll in the Phd program of the Faculty of Business and Economics. The candidate can be asked to give guidance to students (e.g., by supervising their master’s thesis) and to supervise exams.

Your Profile

  • Candidates should have a strong interest in statistics, econometrics, or mathematics and preferably have a background as Master of Science in Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Economics, Business Engineering, Economics, Civil Engineering or Computer Science.
  • An average yearly result of “distinction” during the university education is required, as is a decent knowledge of written and spoken English. Master’s and undergraduate students in their last year are especially encouraged to apply.

DOCTORAL SCHOLAR (F/M) – ABV201027

Your Opportunities

Research Assistant in Statistics.

  • The Research Group ORSTAT (Operations Research and Business Statistics) has an opening for a full-time predoctoral research assistant (m/f).
  • You will conduct research in statistics, which should lead to a Ph.D. in Applied Economics.
  • A variety of research topics is possible; some key words are: semi- and nonparametric statistics, robust statistics, smoothing, time series analysis, You will find a dynamic and pleasant working environment, in a group which conducts research at the highest international level.
  • The candidate is also expected to participate in seminars and conferences, and to enroll in the Phd program of the Faculty of Business and Economics. The candidate can be asked to give guidance to students (e.g., by supervising their master’s thesis) and to supervise exams.

Your Profile

  • Candidates should have a strong interest in statistics, econometrics, or mathematics and preferably have a background as Master of Science in Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Economics, Business Engineering, Economics, Civil Engineering or Computer Science.
  • An average yearly result of “distinction” during the university education is required, as is a decent knowledge of written and spoken English.
  • Master’s and undergraduate students in their last year are especially encouraged to apply.

OUR OFFER

We offer an employment as full-time doctoral scholar starting on 1 October 2010, for 1 year, renewable till 4 years.

INTERESTED

Please visit http://www.kuleuven.be/vacatures and apply online.

For more information about the job description, please contact

Prof. dr. M. Vandebroek
Martina.Vandebroek@econ.kuleuven.be
tel:+32 16 326975

Applications must be received no later than 1/06/2010.

K.U.Leuven carries out an equal opportunity and diversity policy.



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