Dr. Mélina Mailhot is offering the opportunity for students applying to the MSc/MA with Thesis (Option A)in Mathematics and Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The student’s research will focus on developing and analyzing goodness of fit test based on risk measures commonly used in Actuarial Mathematics. These tests will validate models mostly used in the insurance industry. The selected candidate(s) will have various opportunities to present their research results at national and international conferences and author manuscript(s) based on their thesis research.
The selected candidate(s) will be offered a competitive funding package which is designed to cover tuition and living expenses. The total financial package may consist of Research Assistantship Bursaries, Teaching Assistantships, and University awards such as the Concordia University Graduate Fellowship (PhD), Concordia International Tuition Award of Excellence, and additional scholarships and bursaries. Students admitted to the MSc/MA receive funding for 2 years and PhD students receive funding for up to 4 years, subject to satisfactory performance.
For more information about this opportunity and about research in Actuarial Mathematics, please contact Dr. Mélina Mailhot at: email@example.com
Students applying to the MSc/MA in Mathematics and Statistics should hold, or be nearing completion of, an undergraduate degree in Actuarial Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematical and Computational Finance, or equivalent. During their previous degree program, prospective students should have been exposed to actuarial mathematics, statistics, probability and analysis. Experience with computer programming (C++/Java/Python/R/Matlab) in mathematical and statistical modeling is an asset.
How to apply
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018 (for September 2018 entry)