An interdisciplinary group of researchers studying the effect of sleep deficit on human performance seeks to hire a post-doctoral fellow to assist in the statistical analysis and modeling of multi-faceted data. The candidate should have completed a Ph. D. in statistics or a related field at the time of appointment. The ideal candidate would have experience combining and modeling data from multiple sources and the analysis of empirical time series as well as possess a high level of programming competency. Experience with text mining and the use of machine learning algorithms would be a plus.
The successful candidate should plan on beginning this federally funded position between June 1 and August 1, 2023 (June 1 is preferable). Funding is guaranteed for nine months with the possibility of a three-month extension from the granting agency to complete the budgeted position. The appointment will be in the department of mathematics and statistics but will involve collaboration with the research team that includes biologists, applied linguists, and bio-mechanical engineers.
An applicant must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and research statement, online through Missouri S&T’s Human Resources (HR) Office website (https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/) to Position #00083388. In addition to these items, three reference letters should be e-mailed directly to email@example.com by the letter writers with "Post-Doc Reference" as the subject line. Hard-copy applications will not be accepted. For full consideration, the full application must be received on or before May 15, 2023.
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