The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applicants for two postdoctoral positions in Statistics to begin in August 2018. Successful candidates will be expected to teach two courses per semester at either the undergraduate or graduate level, and participate in research projects with Statistics Program faculty, and more broadly, UVM faculty.
These positions provide outstanding opportunities for collaborative/interdisciplinary research with the Vermont Complex Systems Center, the UVM Transportation Research Center, the Vermont Advanced Computing Core, the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, the Vermont Cancer Center and more broadly the Larner College of Medicine. Expertise of particular interest includes modeling and analysis of high-throughput –omics data, modeling and analysis of imaging data, clinical/biomedical applications of causal inference, interest and skills in statistical inference/analysis for massive or high-dimensional data, statistical genetics, and modeling and analysis of data derived from biological and social networks.
The applicant must have an earned doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics or a closely related field and the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate statistics courses.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and actively encourages applications from women, veterans and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.
The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The scientific and academic environments in the Department, the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, and throughout the UVM community are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary.
The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living, and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains.
The applicant must submit a current curriculum vitae and names of at least three people who can provide letters of reference, at least one of which can comment on teaching. All application materials can be sent to Jeff Buzas (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.