Norbert Wiener Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 21970
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. 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.
REQUIRED: a Ph.D. (expected or obtained) in statistics, engineering, computer science, mathematics, economics, operations research or related fields; background and interest 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; strong analytical and written communication skills; ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary environment; and willingness to participate in IDSS activities. Job #21970
Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to a cover letter and CV, candidates must submit the following documents in PDF format to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/fellowship/23231: a 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 of which should be external to MIT. Letters should be submitted via the https://academicjobsonline.org/ site.
The application deadline is December 15, 2022.
This will be a one-year appointment beginning on September 1, 2023, or a later, mutually agreed upon date, with the possibility of renewal for a second year based upon satisfactory performance.
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