PhD studentships in the area of spatial statistical modelling applied to chronic and infectious disease Epidemiology are available in the Biostatistics Unit of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. The studentships provide support for 3 years and cover tuition fees and a doctoral salary at Swiss National Science Foundation scale. The positions are available immediately however a later starting date is possible by negotiation.
Required qualifications are diploma in Mathematics or Statistics followed by an MSc in Statistics. Applicants should have sound programming skills in R and preferably Fortran. Ability to communicate effectively in English is also essential. The successful applicants will be registered for a PhD degree at the University of Basel.
The closing date for applications is April 30, 2015. Applicants should submit electronically a full curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees over the following link:
For further information about the positions contact PD Dr Penelope Vounatsou at [log in to unmask]
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