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Two PhD Positions in Statistics, Uppsala University, Sweden

Starting date: 1st of September 2011 or as agreed upon

The discipline of Statistics analyses and develops methods to interpret and draw scientific conclusions from data. The main research areas at the Division of Statistics are time series analysis/econometrics and structural equation modelling.

Eligible for a PhD position is the student with a Master degree, completed courses of 240 ECTS points, whereof at least 60 ECTS points on Master level, or equivalent. Further, the specific entry requirement is 90 ECTS points in statistics or equivalent. Solid background in mathematics and in applied science is considered a merit.

The rules governing this are set out in the Higher Education Ordinance Chapter 5, § § 1-7, and the university’s rules and guidelines

The graduate study normally comprises four years of full-time studies. Studies include 105 ECTS of courses and a dissertation of 135 ECTS. The thesis (or the articles that it consists of) should be publishable in international scientific journals. It should be defended on a seminar with an external discussant and a grading committee.

The application should contain:
1. Certified CV
2. Certified copies of exams, degrees and grades.
3. Undergraduate/Master thesis/theses in statistics (in Swedish or English).
4. Description of research interests.
5. Other relevant documents.

Information: More information can be obtained from Professor Rolf Larsson, phone +46 18 471 1146, e-mail or professor and director of PhD studies Johan Lyhagen, phone +46 18 471 2844, e-mail Union representatives are: Anders Grundström, SACO-rådet, phone +46 18-471 5380, Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST, phone +46 18-471 1996, Stefan Djurström, SEKO, phone +46 18-471 3315.

Welcome with your application no later than April 15, 2011, UFV-PA 2011/701. Use the link below to access the application form.

15 PhD fellowships Graduate Program “Disease models and drugs”, HBIGS, Germany: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Within the framework of the cooperative Graduate program (Graduiertenkolleg) “Disease models and drugs” up to 15 PhD fellowships will be awarded to outstanding PhD candidates (view projects…)
All applicants will have to apply through the HBIGS online application system.
Interviews will be held in March 2011 in Heidelberg and Mannheim.
Candidates can start their PhD projects immediately after having successfully passed the selection procedure. Successful candidates will receive joint supervision by a team of two principal investigators from Heidelberg University and Mannheim University of Applied Science.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 January 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Postdoctoral Position in Multi Scale Analyses, Belgium: Applied Sciences

The strategic objective of the project is to help design and stress engineers assess the structural integrity and the damage tolerance of lightweight composite structures through provision of new accurate and predictive multi-scale failure models combined with original and computationally efficient novel numerical

One or two year(s) of postdoctoral position at the University of Liège

The applicant will have
• Accomplished a PhD in applied sciences
• Expertise in computational mechanics
• Knowledge in coding
• Publications in international peer-reviewed journals

Fellowship Application Deadline: 15/01/2011
Further Fellowship Information and Application