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DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS, UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO, DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND
Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship to work on random walks on polytope, as part of the Marsden funded project ‘Inference for statistical linear inverse problems: theory and practice’. The successful applicant will work under the supervision of Professor Martin Hazelton. The scholarship carries a stipend of $27,500 per annum (tax free), and covers fees, thesis expenses and conference travel.
Skills and experience
Candidates for this position have a first class Honours degree in Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics. Expertise in at least one of the following areas would be advantageous: Markov processes, algebraic statistics/polynomial ring theory, and integer programming.
The successful applicant will conduct their studies at the University of Otago in Dunedin, on New Zealand’s South Island.
Enquiries about the scholarship may be directed to Professor Martin Hazelton (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications, including cover letter, CV and the names of at least two academic referees, should be submitted by email to that email address.
All applications received before 12 May 2021 will be considered.
Statistical Society of Australia
PO Box 213
Belconnen ACT 2616 Australia
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Please direct enquiries to:
Marie-Louise Rankin, Executive Officer
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