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Position: PhD Teaching Assistantships in Statistical Science
Institution: University College London
Department: Statistical Science
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Applications are invited for two PhD funding opportunities to conduct research in a branch of probability or statistics
Requirements: The requirement for admission to the MPhil/PhD in Statistical Science is a 1st class or high upper 2nd class Bachelor’s degree, or a Master’s degree with merit or distinction in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline. Overseas qualifications of an equivalent standard are also acceptable. Further details can be found on the Departmental website. Applicants are expected to prepare an outline proposal of their work. This is crucial in identifying potential supervisors. Thus, candidates should peruse the research interests of staff before applying
   
Text: PhD Teaching Assistantships in Statistical Science, - Ref:1743716 Click here to go back to search results UCL Department / Division Statistical Science Location of position London Duration of Studentship 3.5 years Stipend ?16,777 per annum plus tuition fees Vacancy Information Applications are invited for two PhD funding opportunities to conduct research in a branch of probability or statistics based in the UCL Department of Statistical Science , commencing in September 2018. The Teaching Assistantships will be 3.5 years in duration and cover tuition fees (one at the UK/EU rate and one at the Overseas rate) plus a maintenance stipend of ?16,777 per annum. The Teaching Assistants will spend 6 months of their time teaching (spread across the 3.5 years) and devote the remainder to undertaking their research. Studentship Description The Department is among the three largest statistics groups in the UK with 30 academic members of staff including Professors Richard Chandler, Petros Dellaportas, Serge Guillas, Sofia Olhede, Rumana Omar and Afzal Siddiqui. The Department?s methodological research is organised into five areas: Biostatistics; Computational Statistics; General Theory and Methodology; Multivariate and High Dimensional Data; Stochastic Modelling and Time Series. Research often cuts across these areas. Much of this work is interdisciplinary and involves collaborations within and outside UCL. Person Specification The requirement for admission to the MPhil/PhD in Statistical Science is a 1st class or high upper 2nd class Bachelor?s degree, or a Master?s degree with merit or distinction in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline. Overseas qualifications of an equivalent standard are also acceptable. Further details can be found on the Departmental website . Applicants are expected to prepare an outline proposal of their work. This is crucial in identifying potential supervisors. Thus, candidates should peruse the research interests of staff before applying. Eligibility Candidates should apply for the Research Degree: Statistical Science (RRDSTASING01) in the usual way by completing the online form and, in addition (and very importantly), send a covering letter directly to the Department making their case for the funding. The covering letter should be sent to Dr Russell Evans at the email address below. Contact name Dr Russell Evans Contact details stats.pgr-admissions@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 19 Aug 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Studentship Start Date 24 Sep 2018
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