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14 PhD Positions in Statistics, Genetics, Economy and Ecology

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The Centre for Statistics at the Georg-August-University Goettingen in Germany, is currently inviting applications for
14 PhD Positions in Statistics, Genetics, Economy and Ecology
 (75 % E 13 TV-L)
within the Research Training Group (RTG) 1644 ‘Scaling Problems in Statistics’, starting October 1, 2016. The positions are funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for 3 years.
The highly interdisciplinary Research Training Group aims to solve current questions in the areas of agricultural economics, ecology, econometrics, genetics, and remote sensing by means of statistical methods, and at the development thereof. It distinguishes itself through joint supervision and a structured study program consisting of methodologically oriented lectures, interdisciplinary research seminars, and skills courses, as well as including a career enhancement program for female PhD students.
The Research Training Group involves working groups from agroecology, agricultural economics and rural development, animal breeding and genetics, ecosystem modelling, forest inventory and remote sensing, genetic epidemiology, statistics and econometrics. For more information, visit www.uni-goettingen.de/rtg1644
By the time of appointment, the successful candidate will already have completed a M.Sc. degree or equivalent in a field related to one of the research projects. Very good knowledge of English is required. Visit www.uni-goettingen.de/rtg1644/jobs for details on the available projects.
The Georg-August-University is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply as they are underrepresented in this field.
The University firmly intends to raise the number of disabled persons in its employment. In the case of equally qualified applicants, disabled persons will be preferentially considered.
To apply for this position, please upload your application via the online application site https://s-lotus.gwdg.de/uni/uwfb/grk_1644.nsf/enter. Further application details are available on this webpage. The closing date for applications is May 15, 2016.
Contact: Coordinator Dr. Lisa Reinecke (coordination.rtg1644@uni-goettingen.de)

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Dr. Lisa Reinecke (coordination.rtg1644@uni-goettingen.de )

Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Niedersachsen)
Working place
37073 Göttingen
Area of expertise
Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, Biology & Life Sciences, Human medicine, Computer Sciences