The Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in statistical financial auditing.
The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in statistics or a related field as well as experience with Bayesian modeling and computation. Strong statistical programming skills are required. Though not necessary, it is desirable for candidates to have knowledge of auditing or accounting.
The successful candidate will work on development of statistical models and decision frameworks for the financial auditing process. They will work under the supervision of professors Michael Trosset, Daniel Manrique-Vallier, and Andrew Womack. In addition, they will be expected to participate in periodic coordination and technical meetings with our partners at Deloitte & Touche. A key role will be contributing to manuscript preparation for dissemination to the statistical community.
This position is funded as part of a research project by Deloitte & Touche, an international firm that provides financial services, consulting, and risk management services, among others. The purpose of this project is to develop and further Bayesian statistical methods, based on rigorous decision theory, for financial auditing. The postdoctoral researcher will work in collaboration with faculty and graduate students in the Department of Statistics as well as senior representatives and specialists from Deloitte & Touche.
Indiana University has a long history of excellence in statistics, distributed across a variety of disciplines. The Department of Statistics was created in 2006, thereby creating a nexus for statistical activity on IU's Bloomington campus. It comprises fifteen core faculty and a large number of adjunct faculty. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs, and administers the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center, which provides statistical support for research activity on IU's Bloomington and regional campuses. More information about the department can be found at its website: http://www.stat.indiana.edu.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. IU is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.
Review of applications will begin April 19th. The search will remain open until the position is filled.
Please apply electronically at PeopleAdmin: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7627
Please address questions and postal correspondence to: Kelly Hanna, Department of Statistics, Informatics East 919 E Tenth St., Bloomington, IN 47405, USA, 812-855-7828 firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Indiana University Department of Statistics
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