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

Fellowship ID:MIT-IDSS-PDF [#19967]
Fellowship Title: Norbert Wiener Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Appl Deadline:2021/12/17 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/07, finished 2022/03/29, listed until 2021/12/17)

*** this fellowship has been closed and new applications are no longer 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. Fellows will be matched with a faculty member in the Statistics and Data Science Center who will provide career advice and serve as a mentor.

This will be a one-year appointment beginning on September 1, 2022 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, Mathematics, Economics, Operations Research or related fields; strong analytical and written communication skills, ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary environment and commitment to participating in IDSS activities.

Candidates must apply for Job Number #20254 online, with a cover letter and CV at MIT Careers. Candidates must also submit the following documents in PDF to, Job #19967

• A research statement of up to three pages, with 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. Letters of recommendation should be submitted via the site.

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MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
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Cambridge, MA 02139