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Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Institution: Rice University
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Duties: Rice University’s department of Statistics is dedicated to the advancement of the scientific discipline of statistics, the innovative application of statistics to meet modern scientific, engineering, and societal challenges, the expert education of students in statistics and other disciplines, and statistical leadership in the local, national, and international communities. Applications are currently being accepted to fill one full-time, 12-month postdoctoral fellow positions (with a maximum of two annual renewals given continued service) at the Department of Statistics in the School of Engineering, Rice University. Research work will be focus on methodology and applications in environmental statistics and statistical epidemiology
Requirements: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in Statistics, applied mathematics, computer science, or a related field; Knowledge of statistical software packages such as R, SAS, and Python; Knowledge of statistical analysis methodology such as regression, multilevel models, and Bayesian methods; Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as oral presentation skills
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Applicant Interest Cards Create Account Log In Help About Rice Annual Security Report Houston: It's Cooler Than You Think Take a Virtual Tour of Rice Rice University Privacy Notice Postdoctoral Fellow Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Posting Details Job Title Postdoctoral Fellow Department Statistics Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Requisition Number P20117 Open Date 07/09/2020 Close Date Benefits Eligible Yes Position Summary Rice University’s department of Statistics is dedicated to the advancement of the scientific discipline of statistics, the innovative application of statistics to meet modern scientific, engineering, and societal challenges, the expert education of students in statistics and other disciplines, and statistical leadership in the local, national, and international communities. Applications are currently being accepted to fill one full-time, 12-month postdoctoral fellow positions (with a maximum of two annual renewals given continued service) at the Department of Statistics in the School of Engineering, Rice University. Research work will be focus on methodology and applications in environmental statistics and statistical epidemiology. The proposed starting date is August 1, 2020. The postdoctoral fellows will be mentored by faculty members, Kathy Ensor and Dan Kowal at Rice University and Marie Lynn Miranda of Notre Dame University. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Education Required Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate Major/Discipline Statistics, applied mathematics, computer science, or a related field Education Preferred Experience Required No experience required. Experience Preferred Skills Required - Knowledge of statistical software packages such as R, SAS, and Python - Knowledge of statistical analysis methodology such as regression, multilevel models, and Bayesian methods - Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as oral presentation skills - Organization and time management skills - Ability to work in a collaborative environment - Ability to work independently and professionally with minimal supervision and direction Skills Preferred Physical Demands None Working Conditions Regular office environment or remote work environment Security Sensitive As defined under the Texas Education Code and Rice Policy No. 425, this position is security sensitive and employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Essential Personnel Position is not considered essential during a campus emergency. Rice University Standard of Civility Serves as a representative of the University, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the Rice community and with the public. Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/23885 Essential Functions - Researches a general range of topics in environmental and epidemiological statistics - Develops statistical methodology - Produces software for reproducible research - Performs advanced statistical analysis - Documents, analyzes, and maintains research data - Publishes and presents research findings - Provides academic services (ie. teaching classes) to the department as required - Performs all other duties as assigned Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume Personal Statement Optional Documents Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Have you completed all the requirements of a PhD or other doctoral degree in statistics, applied mathematics, computer science, or a related field, including defense and final submission of thesis? Yes No Will have degree conferred before the start of the appointment 6100 Main, Houston, Texas 77005-1892 | Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1892, Houston, Texas 77251-1892 Return to the Top   Copyright @ PeopleAdmin To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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