SAMSI, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Science Institute

440 10496Position ID: SAMSI-SAMSIPD2018 [#10496]
Position Title: SAMSI Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina 27709, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science
Starting Date: 2018/08/01
Application Deadline: 2017/12/01 (posted 2017/08/15, updated 2017/08/02)
Position Description:    

Postdoctoral fellowships (up to 6) are available at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute for two SAMSI Research Programs in 2018-19:

1) Statistical, Mathematical, and Computational Methods for Precision Medicine (PMED); and 2) Model Uncertainty: Mathematical and Statistical (MUMS)

Appointments will begin in August 2018 and typically last two years. Appointments are made jointly between SAMSI and one of its partner universities, where teaching is a possibility. Competitive salaries, travel stipends, and health insurance will be offered.

Full details of the programs are on the respective program website: or

Applicants for a SAMSI Postdoctoral Fellowship should have a Ph.D. in applied mathematics, statistics or another highly quantitative discipline related to the program area. The PhD. should have been received no earlier than 2018, and the applicant should not have any prior postdoc appointments. Criteria for selection include demonstrated research ability in statistical and/or applied mathematical sciences, interest and any relevant experience in the SAMSI program areas, together with strength in computation and in verbal and written communication. Applications should include a cover letter that clearly indicates the program (PMED or MUMS) for which the candidate is applying. The deadline for full consideration is December 1, 2017, although later applications will be considered as resources permit. Appointments may be made at any time.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
19 T W Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park
NC 27709

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