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Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistics, 2 year fixed term @ ANU/USYD

Full add, deadline is 31 October 2018 AEDT

Position overview

The Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to the ARC Discovery Project grant "Dimension reduction and model selection for statistically challenging data" and will be working closely with the Chief Investigators of the project: Professor Alan Welsh, Dr Francis Hui of the Mathematical Sciences institute, ANU, and Professor Samuel Mueller of the School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney. The Postdoctoral Fellow will have the opportunity to spend several weeks each year at The University of Sydney to work with Professor Mueller, to undertake research related to the project, to further enhance research collaboration and build networks. In addition, the postdoctoral fellow will have multiple opportunities to present their findings at domestic and international conferences and workshops.

Applicants are expected to have an outstanding research record in Statistics or a related area, as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals and attendance at workshops and conferences. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in methodological and theoretical statistics, and good computer skills.

This is a research intensive position; however, an appointee may have an opportunity for teaching.

Application information

In order to apply for this role please ensure that you upload the following documents: For more information, please contact Professor Alan Welsh via email:

To apply, go to the full add

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