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Postdoc position Inference and prediction for Survival and Cure Models at ISBA-UCL
miércoles, 10 de mayo de 2017

The Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences at the Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium, has a vacancy for a fulltime postdoc position Inference and prediction for Survival and Cure Models.
The Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences (ISBA) of the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, has a vacancy for a fulltime
Postdoc position: Inference and prediction for Survival and Cure Models.

Job description
Preference will be given to candidates with interest and experience in survival analysis. The candidate will work in a large research group in this area, including 5 academic members and a number of PhD students and postdocs. The research group works on a variety of research questions in survival analysis, ranging from theoretical to more applied problems with focuses on the development of novel statistical methods for predictions and inference.
The candidate will work with Prof. Anouar El Ghouch and Prof. Ingrid Van Keilegom.
The candidate will also be involved on a small scale into some teaching activities of the institute.

Job requirements
_ PhD in (Bio)statistics or applied mathematics or data science with a relevant experience in survival analysis from both the theoretical and applied aspects.
_ At least two papers published (or submitted for publication) in peer-reviewed international scienti_c journals within the _eld.
_ Good knowledge of written and spoken English is required. No proper knowledge of French is required.
_ Excellent knowledge in R programing and simulations.
_ Ability to work independently and take initiatives.

Terms of employment
A grant or contract of 1 year (possibly renewable under certain conditions).

Research environment
The Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences (ISBA, https://uclouvain.be/en/node/9330) is a renowned research centre of high international reputation which o_ers a very stimulating working environment. At the ISBA there are around 30 pre- and postdoctoral researchers working under the supervision of 9 full-time professors, in a variety of _elds of methodological and applied statistics, including biostatistics and actuarial sciences. They are integrated into the Graduate School in Statistics and Actuarial Sciences which o_ers them an up-to-date training in their _eld via regular seminar series, short courses and workshops, all in English and often given by international short and long-term visitors. ISBA is also part of a large international research network. It has numerous academic contacts, including those to neighboring _elds (medicine, agronomy, social science, economy, _nance and engineering) as well as collaborations with industry. It is placed in the heart of a modern, vivid and international university campus, in close proximity of Brussels and its international airport, and in short travel distance to other European capitals.

Information
For further information, please contact
_ Prof. A. El Ghouch ( Esta dirección de correo electrónico está protegida contra los robots de spam, necesita tener Javascript activado para poder verla )
_ Prof. I. Van Keilegom ( Esta dirección de correo electrónico está protegida contra los robots de spam, necesita tener Javascript activado para poder verla )
For administrative questions or for more information regarding the application procedure please contact Mrs. N. Guillaume ( Esta dirección de correo electrónico está protegida contra los robots de spam, necesita tener Javascript activado para poder verla ).

Application
Please send the following documents to Mrs. N. Guillaume ( Esta dirección de correo electrónico está protegida contra los robots de spam, necesita tener Javascript activado para poder verla ):
_ a letter of motivation, clearly mentioning the area of research in which you are interested.
_ your curriculum vitae.
_ your publications including your PhD dissertation.
_ copy of diplomas.
_ at least one reference letter to be sent by email directly by the referee.

The closing date for application is 18 June 2017 (applications received after 18 June will be considered as they arrive, until the position is _lled). Only duly completed applications can be taken into account.

Starting date
At the latest on 15 September 2017