[Sweden] PhD position in Mathematical Statistics at Lund University

PhD position in Mathematical Statistics at Lund University


  • Type of employment: Limit of tenure, 5 years
  • Extent: 100 %
  • Location: Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Division of Mathematical statistics, Lund
  • First day of employment: As soon as possible
  • Official Records Number: NPA 2010/490
Job assignments
PhD-studies in Mathematical Statistics, comprising in total two years of course work and two years of thesis work. Usually additionally one year (20% each year of a five year period) is also dedicated to work at the department, mainly teaching.

Eligibility/Entry Requirements
In addition to the basic qualifications for postgraduate studies, 60 ECTS credits are required in mathematical subjects, of which at least 30 ECTS credits in mathematical statistics. A degree project comprising 30 ECTS credits is also required. See also the discipline curriculum for Mathematical Statistics.

Basis of Assessment
Regulations for employment as a postgraduate student can be found in the Swedish Statute Book (SFS 1998:80). Only thos admitted to postgraduate studies can be appointed to such a position. When appointing applicants to sucha position, first and foremost their ability to benefit from postgraduate studies must be taken into consideration. In addition to pursuing postgraduate studies, the doctoral student may also perfomr other duties, including research, teaching and administration, according to the specific regulations.

Deadline : 12 February 2011