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Two PhD Researchers in Business Statistics


Ref. BAP-2018-640

The ORSTAT Research Center has expertise in Operations Research and Statistics. The research center covers a wide range of challenging topics in both areas. Please, find more information about ORSTAT through this link :


The research group ORSTAT (Operations Research & Business Statistics) of KU Leuven (Belgium) has a vacancy for two full-time PhD scholarships for the period of February 1, 2019 until January 31, 2023, for scientific research in the field of Business Statistics. One candidate will work in the area of Survival Analysis, the other in the area of Discrete Choice Models. This work should lead to a PhD degree.


· Candidates should have a strong interest in Business Statistics and preferably hold a Master’s degree in Statistics, Business Engineering (Handelsingenieur), Mathematics, or equivalent.

· An average degree of “distinction” during preliminary studies is an advantage, as well as an appropriate command of written and spoken English.


We offer an employment as full-time doctoral scholar as from now for 1 year, renewable till max. 4 years after positive evaluation. You will find a dynamic and pleasant working environment, in a group that is actively involved in scientific research at the highest international level.


For more information please contact Prof. dr. Martina Vandebroek, mail: or Prof. dr. Ingrid Van Keilegom, mail:

You can apply for this job no later than November 30, 2018 via the online application tool:

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