Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistics
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Statistics invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow with Assistant Professor Tracy Ke. Assistant Professor Ke’s lab focuses on research in high-dimensional data analysis, machine learning, social network analysis, text mining, bioinformatics and statistical genetics. Potential research projects include (but are not limited to) developing statistical methods and theory for large-scale multiple testing, variable selection, spectral clustering, matrix factorization, network community detection and mixed membership estimation, topic modeling and word embedding.
The appointment will be for up to two years with annual renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued availability of funding.
Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or directly related field at time of appointment is required.
The successful applicant will be expected to have a solid statistical background, research experiences showing independence and innovation, and demonstrated academic writing skills.
Please upload the following application materials; curriculum vitae, statement of research experience and interests, and names and contact information for three references. Optional Documents; cover letter and up to two representative publications.
The position will remain open until filled, and start date is flexible.
Assistant Professor Tracy Ke
Department of Statistics
1 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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