NORBERT WIENER POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN STATISTICS

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE POSITION

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: April 1, 2021

The MIT Statistics and Data Science Center at IDSS is seeking applicants for the Norbert Wiener postdoctoral fellowship. Qualified candidates will have backgrounds and interests in the broad areas of statistics, ranging from theoretical focus to applications of statistics in various domains in engineering, management, science, life science, and social science. Duties will include performing independent research in statistics and leading activities within IDSS.

This will be a one-year appointment beginning on September 1, 2021 or a later mutually agreed upon date, with the possibility of renewal for a second year based upon satisfactory performance.

Job Requirements

Required: a Ph.D. (expected or obtained) in statistics, engineering, computer science, operations research, economics, mathematics, or a related field; strong analytical and written communication skills; ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary environment; and a commitment to participating in IDSS activities.

Candidates must apply for Job Number #19270 online here, with a cover letter and CV.

In addition to applying online via the MIT HR website with a cover letter and CV, candidates must also submit the following documents in PDF format to AcademicJobsOnline – #18065.

  • Research statement of up to three pages, with references (may include potential avenues of collaboration with IDSS faculty); and the names and addresses of three or more individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. At least one letter-writer should be external to MIT.
  • Letters must also be submitted directly by letter writers to AcademicJobsOnline.

Questions: please contact idss-postdoc-search@mit.edu.


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