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04/07/2017
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Statistics, Texas A&M

Company Information: The Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University has over 32 permanent faculty members and over 80 graduate students. This is one of the top statistics departments in USA.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Duties and Responsibilities: We are looking for two post-doctoral researchers to work under the supervision of Dr. Bani K. Mallick at Texas A&M University (TAMU) . The primary research areas will be applying novel statistical and computational methods for (I) Space situational awareness (SSA) problems to develop models and computation tools to view, understand and predict the physical location of natural and manmade objects in orbit around the Earth, with the objective of avoiding collisions; (ii) analysis of complex, high-dimensional data such as various types of high-throughput proteomic, genomic and sequencing, with particular emphasis on developing integrative and flexible models that incorporate both biological knowledge and empirical structures.

Position Qualifications: We seek a highly motivated individual with a Ph.D. in a quantitative field: Statistics, Biostatistics, computer science, engineering, genomics, bioinformatics, or a related field. Must have strong training in statistics as well as programming skills, in particular R/Matlab/Python and preferably one lower-level computer language such as C or Fortran; and interest in the application of state-of-the-art statistical methods to complex data. Expertise or skills in any of the following areas is desirable: analysis of high-dimensional data, Bayesian modeling and computations, Bayesian nonparametrics, graphical models and multivariate techniques, computational biology, data mining, and/or machine learning.

Salary Range: $45,000-$50,000

Benefits: Health, Retirement and other benefits

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Application Information: If interested please contact Dr Bani K. Mallick (bmallick@stat.tamu.edu) sending your CV

Contact Email: bmallick@stat.tamu.edu

Application Deadline: