University of Michigan, Dept of Statistics

Position ID: UniversityofMichigan-POSTDOC02 [#17055]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/12/17)
Position Description:    

The Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor is soliciting applications for a postdoctoral fellow. The postdoc fellow will be jointly supervised by Professor Xuming He and Assistant Professor Kean Ming Tan. The initial appointment for the position is one year, with possible renewal for another year based on satisfactory performance and fund availability. Travel funds will be provided for presentation at academic conferences. The postdoctoral fellow is a 100% research position, to start by Fall 2021.

The successful applicant will work primarily on developing statistical theory and methods in the area of quantile regression, post-selection inference, and/or analysis of data heterogeneity. The applicant will also have opportunities to collaborate with neuroscientists on applications of statistical methods to large-scale contemporary neuroscience datasets.

Position Qualifications Candidates will be expected to have a doctoral degree in Statistics and Biostatistics or related fields. Outstanding writing and communication skills are required. Prior experiences in high-dimensional data analysis, optimization, and/or big data computation are helpful.

Application Instructions Application Instructions Please send a CV along with the name of three references to Kean Ming Tan ( and Xuming He ( Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
The University of Michigan
Department of Statistics
311 West Hall
1085 South University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1107

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