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02/09/2018
Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistics
Harvard University

Company Information: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, natural origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistics

Duties and Responsibilities: Join us as a postdoctoral fellow in Professor Susan Murphy’s Statistical Reinforcement Learning Group. Our research concerns sequential decision making in mobile health, including experimental design and reinforcement learning algorithms. We combine statistical methods with algorithms from reinforcement learning so as to provide inferential tools such as confidence intervals. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an innovative research program in sequential decision making. Our lab is involved in a number of mobile health studies in obesity, cardiac health, physical activity, mental illness and substance abuse across the US.

Position Qualifications: PhD in Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research, or Electrical Engineering at time of appointment is required.

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Application Information: To apply for this position, send application materials; curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and names and contact information for three references, to Research Coordinator Jessamyn Jackson (jessjackson@fas.harvard.edu).

Contact Email: jessjackson@fas.harvard.edu

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