PhD Position - Mathematical Statistics at TUM

The research group for Mathematical Statistics in the Department of Mathematics at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for a

Ph.D. position (75%, 3 years).

The successful candidate will be supervised by Prof. Mathias Drton ( and conduct research on graphical models and causal discovery. Responsibilities include participation in teaching. The position is for three years at 75% time with a flexible starting date. A competitive salary and benefits are paid in accordance with the public service wage agreement of the Free State of Bavaria (TV-L E 13).

*Candidate profile*:

- Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field
- Strong mathematical preparation and interest in Statistics
- Good computational skills
- Fluency in English

For inquiries about the position, please contact Mathias Drton (

*How to apply*:

Applications should be sent as a single PDF file to Andrea Grant <> (subject: "TUM Stat PhD"). The file should include:

- brief statement on the applicant's interests and experience,
- CV (including a possible list of publications and the contact info of two academic references),
- university transcripts.

The review of applications will begin on February 10, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, TUM explicitly encourages applications from women as well as from all others who would bring additional diversity dimensions to the university's research and teaching strategies. Preference will be given to disabled candidates with essentially the same qualifications.

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