Fully funded PhD studentship - VVSOR - VVSOR

Netherlands Society for Statistics and Operations Research | Dutch
24 January - 01 March 2020

Fully funded PhD studentship

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, invites applications for a  PhD studentship in the project `Data-driven risk management for fire services’ funded by the Dutch Research Council.

This project aims to develop a flexible hierarchical statistical framework for the analysis and prediction of various types of fires and will be carried out in close cooperation with the Twente Fire Brigade.

Candidates are required to have a Masterʼs degree in mathematics or a related discipline and a solid background in probability and statistics. They should have excellent grades, research talent (as proven by their Masterʼs thesis), an excellent command of English and good academic writing and presentation skills.

The terms of employment and salary are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for universities.

To apply, please send a letter of motivation, a list of your BSc and MSc courses with grades and either a copy of your Master’s thesis if available or a copy of your Bachelor’s thesis accompanied by an outline of your Master’s thesis to

Prof.dr M.N.M. van Lieshout

Email: m.n.m.vanlieshout@utwente.nl


The closing date is March 1st, 2020.