PhD Scholarship in Statistics at Uppsala University

Uppsala University has an opening PhD position in social sciences. The initial contract for this position is five years. This position is closed on April 15, 2019.

The rules governing the process of enrolment as a PhD student can be found (in Swedish) in Hgskolefrordningen 5 kap 1-7, and in the rules and guidelines of Uppsala University,

Duties: The duties of a PhD student are primarily directed at his/her own research education, which lasts four years. The work may also involve, to a limited extent (maximum 20 %) other departmental duties, mainly related to teaching undergraduate courses - in which case the position may be extended to a maximum of five years.

Requirements: For admission to the PhD program in Statistics, an applicant must have basic and specific eligibility prescribed by the Faculty of Social Sciences. Anyone with a degree on the advanced level (i.e. a master's degree), that has completed course requirements of at least 240 credits (including at least 60 credits at advanced level) has fulfilled the basic entry requirements. The specific eligibility requirements for admission to the PhD program in Statistics require that the applicant has passed courses of 90 credits in statistics. Anyone that in any other way, in or out of the country, has acquired equivalent knowledge is also considered to fulfil the basic or specific eligibility requirements, respectively. Information about eligibility requirements and admission rules can be found on the web site of the University, Admissions Ordinance for Studies at the Graduate Level. The candidate should also have a good command of spoken and written English.

Deadline: April 15, 2019
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