Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Feb 24, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00103844

Essential Job Duties: The Department of Statistics at North Carolina State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to work under the direction of Dr. Alyson Wilson. The candidate should have interests in Bayesian methods, information fusion, reliability and/or applications in defense, intelligence, nonproliferation, and security. The position will be supported by the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences ( and/or the Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities ( This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic junior researcher who is interested in working on interdisciplinary projects with an engineering focus.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: A PhD in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, or related field is required. Demonstrated expertise in practical statistical applications, Bayesian methods, and Bayesian computation. Expertise in at least one statistical programming language. Excellent writing and communication skills. U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residency is required per grant.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Demonstrated interest in science and engineering applications, policy, or defense and security. NC State University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through experience, research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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