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PhD Positions in Statistics, Uppsala University, Sweden

Uppsala University hereby declares the following position to be open for application:

Two PhD positions in Statistics
at the Department of Statistics.

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 http://regler.uu.se/Rules_and_regulations_in_English/

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 rolf.larsson@statistics.uu.se or professor and director of PhD studies Johan Lyhagen, phone +46 18 471 2844, e-mail johan.lyhagen@statistics.uu.se. 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.

Two PhD positions in Statistics

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