PhD Scholarship in Discrete Choice Experiments

Catholic University of Leuven

RESEARCH CENTRE FOR OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND STATISTICS (ORSTAT) The research group ORSTAT of KU Leuven (Belgium) has a vacancy for a full-time PhD scholarship in the field of discrete choice experiments. The PhD candidate will work on statistical topics related to the design or analysis of discrete choice experiments. You will find a very dynamic and pleasant working environment, in a group that conducts research at the highest international level (see



Candidates should have a very strong interest in statistics, econometrics, or mathematics and preferably have a background as Master of Science in Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Economics, Business Engineering, Economics, Civil Engineering or Computer Science.
An average degree of “distinction” during preliminary studies (bachelor and master) is required, as well as an appropriate knowledge of written and spoken English.
Experience with at least one programming language (such as R) is an asset. Also students that are currently in the final year of their Master studies can apply.


We offer an employment as full-time doctoral scholar for 1 year, starting in September 2021, renewable until max. 4 years after positive evaluation


For more information please contact Prof. dr. Martina Vandebroek,  mail: or Prof. Dr. Michel Meulders, .mail:
We expect an application letter with motivation and a detailed curriculum vitae with study results and with names of two persons that we may contact for reference letters.
You can apply for this job no later than April 18, 2021 via the
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  • Employment percentage: Voltijds
  • Location: Leuven
  • Apply before: April 18, 2021
  • Tags: Economie