University of Calgary, Mathematics & Statistics

1188 13951Fellowship ID: 1188-PDFBIOMTST [#13951]
Fellowship Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biostatistics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Calgary
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Biostatistics
Application Deadline: 2019/07/01 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2019/05/21, finished 2020/01/05, listed until 2019/07/01)
Fellowship Description:    

*** this fellowship has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position opportunity in Biostatistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Calgary. The successful candidate will work with Drs. Thierry Chekouo, Alexander R. de Leon, and Hua Shen on the development of new statistical methods for the analysis of complex data. Examples of possible projects include integrative statistical methods for omics data, longitudinal data analysis, or complex outcomes (e.g., correlated non-Gaussian data, survival data, recurrent events, mixed outcomes, etc.). Possible domains of applications include diagnostic testing in ophthalmology or cancer, and other diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, osteoarthritis and obesity. Postdoctoral fellows in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are expected to teach up to two courses per year.

Qualifications: The successful candidate should have (or is expected to complete by September 2019) a PhD in statistics, biostatistics or related discipline. A solid background in statistics biostatistics, and strong proficiency with scripting and programming languages in one or more of R, python, C/C++, Stan or BUGS is preferred.

Applications must be received no later than July 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date is negotiable but preferably on September 1, 2019.

To apply, please submit electronically through a single PDF file consisting of • Cover letter • Curriculum vitae • Research Statement • Transcripts • Contact information of at least two referees

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

Further Info:
The University of Calgary
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T2N 1N4