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Post-doctoral Position
Rutgers University, Department of Statistics and Biostatistics

Company Information: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national
research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public
institution of higher education.

Position Title: Post-doctoral Position

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Statistics & Biostatistics at Rutgers University invites applications for a full-time post-doctoral position, with a start date no later than July 1, 2018 but otherwise flexible. The successful applicant will work in the areas of causal inference and statistical learning with high-dimensional observational data, including development of statistical and computational methods, and applications in comparative effectiveness research through collaboration with the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.

Position Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in statistics, computer
science, or a related field. Expertise in causal inference, machine learning, or related topics,
and strong experience with statistical programming are desired. Excellent communication
and writing skills are needed.

Salary Range:



Application Information: Applicants are to apply online through the Rutgers Interfolio website link (, providing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and up to three selected manuscripts, and arranging for submission of three confidential letters of reference. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. For more information, please contact Professor Zhiqiang Tan,

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Application Deadline: 01/31/2018