PhD position in Mathematical Statistics at the department of Mathematics of the VU University Amsterdam

Announcer: 
Eduard Belitser
Organization: 
department of Mathematics of the VU University Amsterdam
City: 
Amsterdam
Country: 
The Netherlands
Email: 
e.n.belitser@vu.nl
Job Description: 

Applications are invited for a

PhD position in Mathematical Statistics

at the department of Mathematics of the VU University Amsterdam.
The intended area of research is Bayesian nonparametrics, keywords:
nonparametric Bayesian inference, oracle posterior rates, lower bounds
for posterior rates, confidence of credible sets, Bayesian two-stage optimization
procedures, compressed sensing by Bayesian approach. Other topics are possible.

Candidates must have a master degree in mathematics or theoretical physics.
A strong background (and interest) in mathematical statistics is essential.

This is a 4-year position, available with immediate effect. The gross salary is in the
range between € 2062 and € 2638 per month. The salary is supplemented with
a holiday bonus of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8,3% per year. Conditions are
based on the Collective Employment Agreement of the Dutch Universities.

For more information contact Eduard Belitser (e.n.belitser@vu.nl).

To apply, please send a letter of application (including contact details of at least one referee),
a curriculum vitae and study results (list of examination grades) by email to e.n.belitser@vu.nl .

Job Categories: 
Graduate student fellowships
Keywords: 
mathematical statistics, nonparametric Bayesian inference
Deadline for Application: 
Nov 15 2013