Post-doctoral Scholar Position in Statistics


Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis

A 2-year postdoctoral fellow position is available in the Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis. The position is open to US citizens, permanent residents and nationals. The applicant should be a recent Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics, or should at least expect to finish such a degree in the year 2017. We are seeking candidates showing clear promise for being capable of developing cutting edge statistical/computational methodology pertaining to modern areas of statistics involving large and complex data, including, but not limited to, medical imaging, visualization, graphical models, statistical network analysis, functional data analysis, manifold learning, topological data analysis, or statistical computing.

This position is funded through an NSF Research Training Group (RTG). The postdoctoral fellow is expected to be an active member of the RTG, which consists of a dynamic group of Statistics faculty and collaborators from Neuroscience, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Cosmology and Entomology. RTG activities include teaching and training/mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. See  or contact Wolfgang Polonik ( for more information.

To apply, please go to  The position is open until filled. Women and underrepresented minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.