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PhD studentship in Statistics at the Open University
martes, 08 marzo 2016

We invite applications for full-time three-year PhD studentships in Mathematics and Statistics commencing 1st October 2016. PhD students are based at the University’s Walton Hall campus in Milton Keynes, UK.

Studentships cover full-time fees and include a stipend (currently £14,296 per annum + £1250 per annum to cover training and conference participation).

Overseas applicants are welcomed but those from a non-European Economic Area country that is not majority English-speaking must hold a Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) certificate for English at B2 level (such as IELTS or TOEFL) or higher at the time of applying.

There is currently one PhD project available in Statistics: "Bayesian dynamic forecasting of high frequency data" - supervised by Álvaro Faria and Paul Garthwaite. For details see http://www.mathematics.open.ac.uk/study/phd/2016-research-projects .

A research proposal is not required. Interested persons with a strong background in Bayesian Statistics and Time Series Analysis are encouraged to apply. Informal enquiries can be made to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

General information about studying for a research degree with the Open University is available from the Research Degrees Prospectus: http://www.open.ac.uk/postgraduate/research-degrees/degrees-we-offer/doctor-of-philosophy-phd

Completed application forms, together with a covering letter indicating your suitability and reasons for applying, should be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to arrive by 5pm on Friday, 15 April 2016.
Application forms are available from http://www.open.ac.uk/postgraduate/research-degrees/how-to-apply/mphil-and-phd-application-process

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