Postdoctoral Fellow, Statistics - Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Statistics - Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Georgetown University: Main Campus: Georgetown College: Mathematics and Statistics

Location: Washington, DC
Open Date: Feb 12, 2021
Deadline:

Description
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Georgetown University (https://mathstat.georgetown.edu/) is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work on a wide range of statistical methods and applications. The postdoc will have the flexibility to choose research projects and mentor(s) among the statistics faculty members in the department. Possible research topics include: establishing theoretical links between hierarchical Bayesian models and machine learning methods, developing/extending methods for variable selection and the identification of latent structures in high-dimensional data, integrating heterogeneous datasets, modeling complex count data, spatio-temporal data and multivariate longitudinal data. Motivating applications include: ecology studies of climate-driven phenomena, epidemiological studies and biomedical studies involving -omic data (epigenomic, genomic, transcriptomic, metabolomic, metagenomic).


Qualifications
Candidates should have a doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics, data science or a related field. Strong computational skills and expertise in Bayesian modeling are desired. This is a two-year position with a start date of July 1, 2021.


Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a CV, a cover letter and contact information for two academic references. The cover letter should include a brief description of the applicant’s current research. Application reviews will start immediately. For any questions, contact Mr. Robert Pike ([email protected]).


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Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.






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Posted: 2/16/2021
Application Due: 2/16/2033
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