The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Postdoctoral Fellow

Hiring department Stat & Scientific Comp
Monthly salary $5,000+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-02-21-01-0712
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 08/31/2014
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Temporary position: incumbent selected will be assigned for one year, starting from the effective hire date of this position. The fellowship pays a competitive salary and opportunity to teach, if interested. It also includes a discretionary budget of 10K for research support including conference travel and inviting seminar speakers of the fellow's choice over the course of the academic year.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: CV as resume, 2 recommendation letters, 3-5 page Research Statement as LOI Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information

Purpose

The purpose of this position is to provide short-term research leadership in statistics, with the Division of Statistics and Scientific Computation.

Essential Functions

Continue ongoing research in statistics and/or machine learning. Forge new research collaborations with UT faculty. Contribute to overall intellectual life of the Division. Invite seminar speakers and assist with development of seminar series.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Minimum qualifications are an earned Ph.D. in Statistics or a related area, and evidence of excellence in research. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.

Preferred Qualifications

Earned Ph.D. in Statistics/Machine Learning/Other and research experience in Bayesian methods, bioinformatics, econometrics, epidemiology, marketing models, neuroscience, statistical machine learning, or stochastic optimization.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity

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