Radboud 2022 PhD Scholarship for Statistics Modelling

Radboud 2022 PhD Scholarship is Coming from the department of mathematics at Radboud university.

The university is seeking an outstanding and highly motivated PhD candidate to develop statistical methods for omics datasets. Omics research has the potential to unravel biological mechanisms underlying human diseases.

Ongoing technological advances deliver diverse omics datasets and their analysis requires novel methods. Developing these methods using multivariate analyses techniques such as functional principal component analysis and partial least squares is the topic of this project.

You will work on a PhD project under the supervision of Prof. Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat. You will develop new statistical methods, apply them to omics datasets, interpret the results, and implement the method in software packages.

The position is funded for four years and has a light teaching load (10%). You will be encouraged to participate in relevant group meetings, conferences, workshops and seminars, and to communicate your findings through publications in peer-reviewed journals. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded a PhD degree from Radboud University. We particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups.

Scholarship Details

  • Type: PhD
  • Organization: Radboud University
  • Category: Scholarship
  • School to study
  • Course to study: varies
  • reward: Job Opportunity | € 2,541 – € 3,247 monthly salary
  • Organizational unit: Faculty of Science
    Application deadline:
  • Gender: Men and Women

Requirement for Radboud 2022 PhD Scholarship for Statistics Modelling

  • You hold a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, or an equivalent degree, or will have completed such a degree before the start date.
  • You have a strong background in statistics.
  • You have experience in programming
  • You have an interest in medicine and biology.
  • You have excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Experience in data analysis would be a plus

Benefit of Radboud 2022 PhD Scholarship for Statistics Modelling

  • It concerns an employment for 0.8 (5 year contract) – 1.0 FTE (4 year contract).
  • The gross starting salary amounts to €2,541 per month based on a 38-hour working week, and will increase to €3,247 from the fourth year onwards (salary scale P).
  • You will receive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • You will be employed for an initial period of 18 months, after which your performance will be evaluated. If the evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended by 2.5 years (4 year contract) or 3.5 years (5 year contract).
  • You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Care Services. Our Dual Career and Family Care Officer can assist you with family-related support, help your partner or spouse prepare for the local labour market, provide customized support in their search for employment  and help your family settle in Nijmegen.
  • Working for us means getting extra days off. In case of full-time employment, you can choose between 29 or 41 days of annual leave instead of the legally allotted 20.

How To Apply for Radboud 2022 PhD Scholarship for Statistics Modelling

Kindly address your application to Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat. Please fill in the application form and attach the following documents:
  • A letter of motivation.
  • Your CV including the contact details of at least one academic reference, preferably the supervisor of your Master’s degree project.
  • A transcript of records of your Bachelor’s and Master’s studies.
  • A copy of your Master’s thesis (if already completed).

The first round of interviews will take place on Monday 29 August. To register click here Apply