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Position TitleDepartmental Postdoctoral Researcher

Company Information

At Wharton, the Department of Statistics participates in a wide range of university consortia that spans the fields of computer science, neuroscience, medicine, public policy, and finance. Moreover, our faculty members have won singular international recognition for their contributions to many parts of statistical science including observational studies, statistical algorithms, game theory, high dimensional inference, information theory, nonparametric function estimation, model selection, time series analysis, machine learning, and probability theory.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Statistics of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, is seeking candidates for a Departmental Postdoctoral Researcher position in the area of statistics and/or probability. The position is designed to be a career-building step for new scholars. The primary focus is for the scholar to develop her/his research program. A light teaching load will also be part of the position. The position will start in Summer 2019 and continue for two years with a possible extension to three years. A competitive salary will be provided.

Position Qualifications

Candidates should show outstanding capacity for research, as well as excellent communication skills. Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution.