PhD in Mathematical and Computational Statistics (f/m/x)

LMU Munich |

Classification: Probability and Statistics

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich invites applications for PhD candidates in statistics, starting August 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is initially for two years, with the intention to extend until the end of the PhD. The successful candidates work on topics in high-dimensional statistics and/or machine learning. Tasks and responsibilities • Active research at the intersection of mathematical and computational statistics • Developing and improving software implementations • Teaching assistance for courses in mathematics and statistics Requirements • Strong mathematical background (MSc in mathematics, statistics, or related discipline) • Keen interest in theoretical and computational aspects of statistics • Good programming skills in R, Python, or C++ • Excellent spoken and written English Benefits • Cutting edge research projects in exciting areas • Excellent scientific environment in a top-ranked German university • International network and exchange opportunities • Salaried position as a university employee How to apply Interested candidates should send an email with • a cover letter summarizing motivation and fit (max. one page) and preferred starting date • a detailed CV and corresponding certificates/transcripts • (draft of) a thesis or project report to Women and candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. People with disabilities who are equally qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment. The application deadline is May 22, 2022; only shortlisted candidates will get notified.

Last updated: 11 May 2022

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