PhD student: Data Analytics

Last application date
Feb 25, 2018 00:00
Department
EB07 - Department of Marketing
Contract
Limited duration
Degree
Master of Science in Business Engineering (main subject Data Analytics) or an equivalent degree
Occupancy rate
100%
Vacancy Type
Research staff

Job description

The Data Analytics Cluster at the Faculty of Econmics & Business Administration has a position available for a motivated PhD researcher. The goal of the PhD research is to work on methodological and/or applied topics in the field of Data Science, such as: pricing & revenue management, customer relationship management, learning analytics & educational data mining, etc. The successful candidate will also provide (limited) support in the teaching activities of the Data Analytics Cluster. We offer you a two-year appointment, which may be renewed for two years, on condition that the previous term was given a positive evaluation. The successful candidate will start as soon as possible.

Profile of the candidate

You will perform research in the domain of data analytics. This requires

  • a strong interest in fundamental and/or applied research
  • strong background in statistics, machine learning
  • a strong interest in interdisciplinary research
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as R, Python and/or SQL Fluency in spoken and written English is a strong requirement.

How to apply

Submit your application via email to . Make sure you send the following documents:

  • application letter
  • cv, including an overview of study results (merged into one file of maximum 5 MB)
  • a transcript of the required degree
  • for diplomas awarded outside the European Union: certificate of equivalence (NARIC) (if you already have it)

We do not accept applications that lack (one of) the above-mentioned documents.

For more information, please contact prof. dr. Dries Benoit ().