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PhD position in mathematical/computational statistics in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

The Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences (ISBA) of the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, has a vacancy for 1 PhD position in mathematical statistics.

Job description:

You will be working with Prof. Rainer von Sachs on a PhD project on ”Data Structures on non-Euclidean geometries” which is situated at the intersection of nonparametric statistics (nonparametric curve estimation), a bit of differential geometry (Riemannian manifolds) and some computational aspects (collaboration with research in machine learning can be included.)
Job requirements:
You have a Master degree in statistics or mathematics - with a clear interest in geometrical aspects of non-standard data structures (curves, surfaces, ...) for which we will develop statistical inference. Your diploma must have been obtained with at least distinction (70%) or an equivalent grade. Good knowledge of written and spoken English is required. Although you will be living in a French speaking environment, no proper knowledge of French is required.
Terms of employment:
You will receive a tax-free monthly grant of up to 2 years, with the possibility of 2-years renewal. You will be involved on a small scale into some teaching activities of the Institute.

Research environment:

The Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences (ISBA),
see: https://uclouvain.be/en/research-institutes/lidam/isba, is a renowned research centre of high international reputation which offers a very stimulating working environment.

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Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences | UCLouvain
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Welcome at ISBA ! The Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences (ISBA) of the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) is a research centre of high international reputation. ISBA collaborates with the teaching unit Louvain School of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences (LSBA) and the technological platform Statistical Methodology and
Starting date: (around) 1 September 2022
Closing date for application: 31 May 2022.
Please be aware of the fact that the topic of research for this PhD position is bound to the aforementioned project description (it can however be somewhat adapted to the more specific interest of the candidate, i.e. more theoretical or more applied.)
For further information, please contact me, as soon as possible, at rainer.vonsachs@uclouvain.be.

Kind regards,

Professor Rainer von Sachs

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