Physics, Arizona State University

Position ID: 1862-POSTDOC [#10728]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States [map]
Subject Area: Theoretical work in the area of biophysics
Application Deadline: finished (2017/09/13, finished 2018/11/18, listed until 2018/05/13)
Position Description:    

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The Pressé lab @ Arizona State University (ASU) is seeking a strong and motivated postdoctoral scholar to work in the area of Computational Statistics at Arizona State University. Strong analytical and programming skills are required.

Start date as early as February 2018. Project: modeling stochastic processes relevant to Biophysics including the dynamics of single molecules inside living cells. The successful candidate is not expected to have prior experience in Biophysics but is expected to be highly motivated to collaborate closely with experimentalists and graduate students in this area.

A Ph.D. completed 5 or fewer years ago in Statistics, Physics, Applied Mathematics or directly related area is required. Salary and benefit package are competitive. The position is for one year and renewable for additional years. Website (soon to be changed to an ASU website): Interested? Please send questions or your CV (with list of publications and names of 3 references) to: Prof. Steve Pressé, Knowledge of the following topics is helpful: Python/Matlab, Bayesian modeling, Monte Carlo methods and filtering.

Essential functions of the position: • Apply and develop stochastic models relevant to single molecule biophysics • Write technical reports and manuscripts Essential skills/qualifications

To apply, please submit as a single PDF document: (1) a cover letter which includes the names and email addresses of three references, (2) a curriculum vitae with a list of publications. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 19; if not filled, every day thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Contact: Prof. Steve Presse, 480-965-3561
Postal Mail:
PO Box 871504,
Tempe, AZ 85287-1504
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