Postdoctoral Position in Statistics/Stochastics

University of Leuven



We are looking for a candidate with teaching experience for a full-time or part-time appointment (1 year), as well as the necessary research qualities in applied mathematics.



  • The candidate must possess the didactic qualities necessary for the provision of qualitative university education in applied mathematics, particularly in statistics, financial and actuarial mathematics, probability theory, stochastics, ...
  • The didactic assignment consists mainly of courses in the study programs (bachelor and master level) with a focus on applied mathematics, such as the Mathematic programming (learning path Statistics), the Master of Statistics, the Master in Actuarial and Financial Mathematics and the supervision of bachelor and master projects.
  • The candidate can potentially also conduct research in one of the research domains of applied mathematics.



  • Candidates must hold a PhD degree in Science (statistics or mathematics) or an equivalent degree.
  • Candidates are expected to provide excellent education so that they can contribute to the high quality that the department provides.
  • Furthermore, an excellent research record is a plus and the candidate may possibly perform research in one of the research lines of the Section of Statistics.
  • Good knowledge of English is a requirement.
  • Knowledge of Dutch, in particular being able to provide education in Dutch, is a plus.



We offer employment (part-time or full-time) in an intellectually challenging environment. KU Leuven is an internationally oriented university that performs both fundamental and applied scientific research and pursues high-quality education. It is strongly inter- and multidisciplinary oriented. She offers her students an academic training based on high-level scientific research.



For more information please contact Prof. dr. Stefaan Poedts, tel.: +32 16 32 70 23, mail: or Mrs. Josee Pierre, tel.: +32 16 32 70 15, mail:

You can apply for this job no later than August 07, 2018 via the online application tool

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