Massachusetts Institute of Technology, IDSS

Fellowship ID:MIT-IDSS-PDA [#15522]
Fellowship Title: Norbert Wiener Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics / Statistics
Appl Deadline:2020/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/11/18, finished 2020/06/03, listed until 2020/02/15)

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

The MIT Statistics and Data Science Center at IDSS is seeking applicants for the Norbert Wiener postdoctoral fellowship. 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. Duties will include performing independent research in statistics and leading activities within IDSS.

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.

Job Requirements

Required: 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 commitment to participating in IDSS activities.

Candidates must also submit the following documents in PDF:
• A research statement of up to three pages, including references. Applicants may include potential avenues of collaboration with IDSS faculty.
• Names and addresses of three or more individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. At least one letter-writer should be external to MIT.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

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

Further Info:
77 Massachusetts Ave,
Cambridge, MA 02139

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