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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics in Brazil
miércoles, 18 de mayo de 2016

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics

The Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Mathematical Sciences Applied to Industry (CeMEAI), hosted by the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and funded by FAPESP (São Paulo Research Foundation, Brazil) is offering a one year Postdoctoral fellowship for candidates with outstanding research potential.

This position is focused on the development of extensions of the defective cure rate models for big industrial and medical data. The fellow will work under the direction of Professor Francisco Louzada in the Institute of Mathematical Science and Computing at University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil.

Applicants must have received, or expect to complete, a doctorate in Statistics or related discipline within the last 5 years. Selection criteria will include demonstrated research ability in Statistics, strong background in statistical inference, Bayesian methodology and computation, experience with analysis of survival high-dimensional datasets, commitment to collaborative research, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. It is also desirable that the candidate has previous experience working in multidisciplinary research group, work and/or study experience with international research groups and has collaborated on research projects with companies or government institutions.

To apply please E-mail (only PDF files), up to 5th June, 2016, the following items to Isabela Rodrigues de Araújo :

1. A letter of interest, containing full contact information, year graduated and citizenship/immigration status, concisely responding to the research emphases and criteria above;

2. A CV listing educational background, research experience and publications;

3. A cover letter including names and contact information for three references (no letters please).

Please indicate “CEPID Postdoc” in the subject field of the message.