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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rice University

Company Information: The Departments of Statistics and of Computer Science at Rice University are seeking candidates for two postdoctoral research associate positions, as part of a recently awarded NSF Research Training Groups in Mathematical Sciences (RTG) grant.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow positions in Data Science

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidates will work with faculty members and graduate students in both Statistics and Computer Science to develop innovative methodologies for data science. The positions will involve working closely with faculty members to develop and teach a new course on data science that will be offered to graduate and advanced undergraduate students who participate in the Research Training Group.

Position Qualifications: Highly motivated and qualified candidates with research experience in areas such as statistical inference, Bayesian statistics and machine learning are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Computer Science, or related fields is required. This opportunity is restricted to U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents only.

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Application Information: To apply, please refer to Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a research statement, two representative publications, and contact information for three references. For more information, please contact Marina Vannucci at or Luay Nakhleh at The positions will remain open until filled.

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Application Deadline: 08/15/2017