Massachusetts Institute of Technology, IDSS

Fellowship ID:MIT-IDSS-POSTDOC [#18065]
Fellowship Title: IDSS/SDSC: Norbert Wiener Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Appl Deadline:2021/04/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/02/02, listed until 2021/04/01)
Description:   URMs  

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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.

Job Requirements REQUIRED: a 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 a commitment to participating in IDSS activities. Job #19270

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: 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 letter-writer should be external to MIT. The letters must also be submitted directly at AcademicJobsOnline.

The application deadline is April 1, 2021.

This will be a one-year appointment beginning on September 1, 2021, or a later, mutually agreed upon date, with the possibility of renewal for a second year based upon satisfactory performance.

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:
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