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PhD in mathematical statistics

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General information

Reference : UMR5142-SOPHON-002
Workplace : PAU
Date of publication : Friday, June 26, 2020
Scientific Responsible name : Ivan Kojadinovic
Type of Contract : PhD Student contract / Thesis offer
Contract Period : 36 months
Start date of the thesis : 1 October 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : 2 135,00 € gross monthly

Description of the thesis topic

A three-year fully-funded PhD position in mathematical statistics starting in september 2020 on change-point detection and/or copula modeling is available in the framework of a collaboration project between the CNRS/University of Pau, France, and the University of Melbourne, Australia. The PhD project is of a methodological nature and its aim is to train a researcher in mathematical statistics in the above very promising fields.

Work Context

The PhD candidate will be enrolled at both universities and will be awarded a PhD jointly from both universities upon successful completion. He/she will work with Ivan Kojadinovic (CNRS/U. Pau), Pavel Krupskiy (U. Melbourne) and Mark Holmes (U. Melbourne). The candidate is expected to approximately spend the first and third years of the PhD in Pau and the second one in Melbourne.

Candidates should hold a Masters degree (or equivalent) in probability and/or mathematical statistics and have strong theoretical skills in multivariate probability, asymptotic statistics as well as, ideally, empirical process theory. Please do not respond to this offer if you do not hold a Masters degree (or equivalent) in probability and/or mathematical statistics.

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