17 April - 15 May 2020

PhD position in statistics


The research group ORSTAT of KU Leuven (Belgium) has a vacancy for a full-time PhD scholarship for the period of September 1, 2020, until September 1, 2024, for scientific research in the field of statistics. The candidate will work in the area of survival analysis.  He/she will work under the supervision of Ingrid Van Keilegom.


Candidates should hold a Master’s degree in (bio)statistics, mathematics, or equivalent.  An average degree of “distinction” during preliminary studies is required, as well as an appropriate command of written and spoken English.


We offer an employment as full-time doctoral scholar 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.


Applicants should submit their expression of interest to Ingrid Van Keilegom (ingrid.vankeilegom@kuleuven.be) together with their CV, letter of motivation, a list of passed courses and grades, copies of diplomas and coordinates of 2 referees as soon as possible and before May 15, 2020.