Norbert Wiener Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 20254
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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. Fellows will be matched with a faculty member in the Statistics and Data Science Center who will provide career advice and serve as a mentor.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : Ph.D. (expected or obtained) in statistics, engineering, computer science, mathematics, economics, operations research or related field; strong analytical and written communication skills; ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary environment and commitment to participating in IDSS activities. Job #20254
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/19967 : a research statementof 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 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/fellowship/19967 .
The application deadline is December 15, 2021.
This will be a one-year appointment beginning on September 1, 2022, or a later mutually agreed upon date, with the possibility of renewal for a second year based upon satisfactory performance.
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