PhD Studentships in Statistics, University of Cambridge, UK

PhD Studentships in Statistics, University of Cambridge, UK
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Limit of tenure: 3 years

Applications are invited for PhD studentships in Statistics, to be held in the Statistical Laboratory. The Studentships are associated with the Cambridge Statistics Initiative which is targeted at the development of novel statistical methodology, both generic and in specific application areas. Information about the Laboratory can be found at www.statslab.cam.ac.uk.

The studentships will provide funding to cover fees at the home/EU rate. Additional funding for fees for those paying the overseas arts rate could be available and will be assessed competitively. A stipend will be paid of at least the equivalent to the national minimum (13290 for the academic year 2009/10) for a minimum period of 3 years.

Supervision, along with research training tailored to the needs of the student, will be provided by the Laboratory. Research interests of academic staff can be found at www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/Dept/People

Applicants must qualify for admission to the PhD course at the University of Cambridge. They should normally hold (or expect to be awarded) a first class UK honours degree or equivalent and a postgraduate qualification in Mathematics or Statistics.

Initial enquiries, which should include a curriculum vitae and an indication of possible research topics, should be directed to Professor A.P. Dawid, email: apd[ at ]statslab.cam.ac.uk

Quote Reference: LF04227

Closing Date: 31 January 2009