IDSS/SDSC: Norbert Wiener Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics
NORBERT WIENER POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN STATISTICS, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS)-Statistics and Data Science Center, to perform independent research in statistics and lead activities within IDSS. 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.
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. Job #18258
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 at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/fellowship/15522: 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. The letters must also be submitted directly through at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/fellowship/15522.
The application deadline is February 1, 2020.
This will be a one-year appointment beginning on September 1, 2020, or a later, mutually agreed upon date, with the possibility of renewal for a second year based upon satisfactory performance.