Institute Of Mathematical Statistics And Actuarial Science, University Of Bern

PhD Position In Statistics, Funding is available for a PhD student (3 years) to work on a project
in one of the following areas: Statistical forecasting including
elicitability and related topics, stochastic simulation, large
deviations and related computational techniques. The student will be
supervised by Prof. Johanna Ziegel or Prof. Riccardo Gatto depending
on the choice of topic.

The prospective PhD student should have a solid background in
mathematics, mathematical statistics and/or probability theory.

The salary will be at the level foreseen by the SNF for PhD students,
There might be a possibility to complement the salary by taking up
teaching and statistical consulting duties.
The starting date is 1 September 2018 or by mutual agreement.

Applications (cover letter, CV, and transcripts from the studies)
giving the name and address (postal and e-mail) of an academic referee
should be e-mailed as a single file to

Prof. Johanna Ziegel
Prof. Riccardo Gatto

All applications received before 10 June 2018 will be considered.
Later applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Informal e-mail enquiries are welcome.