Pennsylvania State University, Department of Statistics

Position ID: PSU-POSTDOC1 [#19096, 22572]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: State College, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Statistics, Biostatistics
Application Deadline: 2022/05/21 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/22, finished 2022/11/26, listed until 2022/05/22)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Statistics, at The Pennsylvania State University, invites applications for multiple Postdoctoral Scholar positions in the labs of Dr. Le Bao and Dr. Runze Li. Potential research projects include (but not limited to) developing statistical methods and theory for high-dimensional data analysis with applications of understanding HIV epidemics.

A Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or directly related field at time of appointment is required. The successful applicants will be expected to have a solid statistical background, research experiences showing independence and innovation, and demonstrated academic writing skills. This is a limited term position that is initially funded for one-year from date of hire with the possibility of re-funding.

Applicants must complete the Penn State application at and must submit an application through Mathjobs with the following materials in order for the application to be complete: (1) Curriculum Vitae; (2) Statement of Research Experience and Interests; (3) Names and Contact Information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions have been filled. Informal inquiries about this search may be directed to Dr. Le Bao ( or Dr. Runze Li (

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Penn State University
Department of Statistics
326 Thomas Building
University Park, PA 16802