Duke University, Statistical Science

Position ID:Duke-StatSci-SAMSIPDA [#16355]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate, SAMSI
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Appl Deadline:2020/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/05/14, finished 2020/09/18, listed until 2020/11/14)
Position Description:    

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

The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) is soliciting applications from statistical and mathematical scientists for up three postdoctoral positions for the SAMSI research programs in 2020-2021. The three programs are:
  • Numerical Analysis in Data Science, anchored at North Carolina State University
  • Data Science in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, anchored at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Combinatorial Probability, anchored at Duke University

Appointments will be one year in length, tentatively from August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021. Appointments are made jointly between SAMSI and one of its partner universities (Duke University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The positions offer extremely competitive salaries, a travel stipend, and health insurance benefits. PhD must be conferred by position start date.

Criteria for selection of SAMSI Postdoctoral Fellows include demonstrated research ability in statistics or applied mathematics, excellent computational skills, good verbal and written communications skills, and a strong commitment to collaborative learning and research. Also, the preferred applicant will have a strong interest in one or more of the research programs scheduled for 2020-2021. The deadline for full consideration is June 30, 2020, although later applications will be considered until the position(s) are filled. Please specify which SAMSI programs you are applying for in your cover letter and why you believe you would be a good fit for those programs.

To apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16355.

To see more about these programs, visit: www.samsi.info

SAMSI is an Equal Opportunity employer

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 aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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