Postdoc in Wharton

Just received this email from José Bernardo about an exciting postdoc position in Wharton:


The Department of Statistics at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is seeking candidates for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship. This research fellowship provides full funding without any teaching requirements at a competitive salary for two years beginning in Summer 2011.

Applicants are expected to show outstanding capacity for research as well as excellent communication skills. Although our department is located in the Wharton School, we provide services to the entire University of Pennsylvania and hold research interests across diverse scientific fields. We have strong research programs in many areas of statistics, including
– Hierarchical Bayesian modeling
– Statistical decision theory and learning theory
– Multivariate analysis and high-dimensional inference
– Nonparametric function estimation
– Variable selection and model uncertainty
– Mathematical finance and time-series analysis
– Statistical computing and graphics
– Causal inference and observational studies
– Applications in public health, genetics and biology

Applications should be submitted via our online application system, for which a link can be found on our department website. We will begin reviewing applications after December 31, 2010. Interested candidates should submit the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, selected publications, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by June 30, 2011 is acceptable) from an accredited institution. Additional inquiries should be directed by email to Shane Jensen at: stat.postdoc.hiring[[@]]

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