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Position: Postdoctoral Fellow - Math & Stats
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno, Nevada, United States
Duties: The University of Nevada, Reno is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow in the Mathematics and Statistics department. The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research in the area of Probability, Statistics, or Quantitative Finance under the supervision of Dr. Andrey Sarantsev. The Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to have strong mathematical, statistical, and programming skills. The Postdoctoral Fellow is also expected to assist Dr. Sarantsev on editorial work and literature review
Requirements: A Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Quantitative Finance, Operations Research, or a related area by time of appointment. Applicants must know at least one programming language: C/C++, Python, or R
   
Text: Skip to main content Postdoctoral Fellow - Math & Stats University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application: Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments. Draft applications are saved automatically and can be accessed through your candidate home account. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted. If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu. For UNR Med professional job postings, if you have questions or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow in the Mathematics and Statistics department. The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research in the area of Probability, Statistics, or Quantitative Finance under the supervision of Dr. Andrey Sarantsev. The Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to have strong mathematical, statistical, and programming skills. The Postdoctoral Fellow is also expected to assist Dr. Sarantsev on editorial work and literature review. This is a one-year position: July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021, no teaching load, not renewable. Required Qualifications A Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Quantitative Finance, Operations Research, or a related area by time of appointment. Applicants must know at least one programming language: C/C++, Python, or R. Compensation Grade Postdoctoral Scholar Exempt Yes Full-Time Equivalent 100.0% Required Attachment(s) Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu. Attach the following attachments to your application 1) An up-to-date Resume/CV that includes a list of publications and preprints, and research interest areas. 2) An unofficial Ph.D.-level transcript. 3) A recommendation letter from a Ph.D. adviser or a current mentor. Any other relevant documents or references are appreciated but not required. This posting is open until filled Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made. Posting Close Date Note to Applicant A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process. Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs. University of Nevada, Reno Posted 22 Days Ago Full time R0121108 About Us The University of Nevada, Reno, is a public research university that is committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge. Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University serves 21,000 students. The University is a comprehensive, doctoral university, classified as an R1 institution with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and also earned the Carnegie Community Engagement classification. More than $800 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities has been invested on campus since 2009. It is home to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Wolf Pack Athletics, maintains a statewide outreach mission and presence through programs such as the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Small Business Development Center, Nevada Seismological Laboratory, and is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Through a commitment to world-improving research, student success and outreach benefiting the communities and businesses of Nevada, the University has impact across the state and around the world. Located where the Sierra Nevada meets the high desert of the Great Basin, the University’s verdant, 290-acre campus is a 45-minute drive from scenic Lake Tahoe. Today, the University delivers on its land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, support, engagement and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students’ cognitive growth and academic achievement — all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education, according to both Forbes and Money magazines (2018). The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report and in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. 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