Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Position ID:MIT-IDSS-PDA [#23736]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics / Statistics
Appl Deadline:2022/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/15, finished 2023/03/22, listed until 2023/05/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The MIT Statistics and Data Science Center at the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Associate in the general areas of statistical learning, reinforcement learning, and theoretical statistics.

Applicants should have a solid background in probability and statistics/machine learning. The postdoctoral fellow will be mentored by Alexander Rakhlin (MIT).

We will start reviewing applications on December 15th. This will be a one-year appointment beginning on July 1, 2023 (or earlier), with the possibility of renewal for a second year based upon satisfactory performance.

Job Requirements:

Required: a Ph.D. (expected or obtained) in statistics, engineering, computer science, mathematics, economics, operations research, 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.

Candidates must also submit the following documents in PDF format to AcademicJobsOnline at #23736: a research statement of up to four pages 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 through AcademicJobsOnline at #23736.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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77 Massachusetts Ave,
Cambridge, MA 02139