The Department of Statistics of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Researcher position under the supervision of Professor Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen. The position is designed to be a career-building step for new scholars. The primary focus is for the scholar to develop her/his research program. The position will start in January 2018, or soon thereafter, and continue for two years with a possible extension to three years. A competitive salary will be provided.
Candidates should show outstanding capacity for research in the development of statistical and epidemiologic methods. There is a particular interest in applicants with a focus on semi-parametric efficiency theory with applications in causal inference and missing data problems. Successful candidates will have opportunities to submit papers to top statistical, biostatistical, and epidemiological journals, as well as present their research at statistical and scientific meetings. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or a related field from an accredited institution.
About Wharton Department of Statistics, University of Pennsylvania
At Wharton, the Department of Statistics participates in a wide range of university consortia that spans the fields of computer science, neuroscience, medicine, public policy, and finance. Moreover, our faculty members have won singular international recognition for their contributions to many parts of statistical science including observational studies, statistical algorithms, game theory, high d...imensional inference, information theory, nonparametric function estimation, model selection, time series analysis, machine learning, and probability theory.