31 March - 08 May 2020

PhD candidates

Employed full time (4 years). The position comes with light teaching duties.

Possible areas for the research project are:
– high-dimensional dependence models,
– time-series,
– nonparametric statistics and machine learning,
– functional data analysis.

The optimal candidate has
– a strong background in mathematics,
– a creative and curious mind,
– excellent English communication and writing skills,
– programming experience in R or Python.

Leiden University hosts a large group for Statistical Science with world-class researchers in both theoretical and applied statistics. The student will become part of a vibrant research environment with numerous cross-disciplinary seminars and reading groups.

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Applicants are encouraged to send their applications as early as possible; the position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. Applications from members of underrepresented groups are especially welcome.

To apply for this vacancy, please send a CV, transcripts, and (optionally) a completed thesis or paper to t.w.nagler@math.leidenuniv.nl.