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PostDoc in Amsterdam, the Netherlands [September 2011]

The Probability and Stochastic Networks group (PNA2) at the Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, invites applications for a Postdoctoral fellowship in spatial statistics. The successful applicant will work in the project "Segmentation and motion analysis using polygonal Markov fields" funded by NWO, the Dutch research council. The position is for an initial period of 18 months with the possibility of an extension. The successful applicant should have a PhD in statistics, mathematics or a related field, be an effective programmer in a high-level language such as C++ (experience with R would be an advantage) and be able to communicate effectively in English. The successful candidate will also have experience in contributing to peer-reviewed publications.

The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Research Institutes. Moreover, CWI offers attractive working conditions, including help with housing for expat employees. The initial salary is approximately EUR 3,090 per month. The target starting date is January 1st, 2012.

For further information on this position, please contact Dr. M.N.M. van Lieshout (E-mail: to whom applications should also be addressed. These should include a letter of motivation, CV, full list of publications, a copy of the doctoral thesis and the contact details of two referees.
Topic revision: r9 - 17 Sep 2014, EikeJuerrens
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