Statistical Science, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-StatSci-PDAGEN [#10751]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708-0251, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2018/01/17, finished 2018/10/10, listed until 2018/05/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Postdoctoral Associate in Statistical Genomics

Duke University is inviting applicants for a Postdoctoral Associate to work under the direction of Professors David Dunson and Sandeep Dave on the development of novel data analytic methods motivated by cancer genomic data. The ideal candidate will have a PhD (or will be finishing up a PhD) in Statistics or a closely related field, and will have a substantial background in theory and methods related to high-dimensional data analysis. The position involves spending time in Dr. Dave’s lab learning about the data and helping his team conduct state-of-the-art analyses of their data, while also working under the direction of Dr. Dunson on novel statistical methods development. The position will involve a combination of collaborative work leading to co-authored publications in leading scientific journals, and theory and methods work leading to first-authored publications in leading statistical journals.

Interested applicants should apply through Academic Jobs Online - submitting a CV, cover letter describing research interests and fit to the position, and a minimum of 3 reference letters.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Box 90251, 214 Old Chemistry
Durham, NC 27708

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