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Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan

Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan

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The Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor is accepting applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship. The postdoc fellow will be jointly supervised by Professor Xuming He and Assistant Professor Kean Ming Tan.

The initial appointment for the position is one year, with possible renewal for another year based on satisfactory performance and fund availability. Travel funds will be provided for presentation at academic conferences. The postdoctoral fellow is a 100% research position, to start by Fall 2021.

Position Summary

The successful applicant will work primarily on developing statistical theory and methods in the area of quantile regression, post-selection inference, and/or analysis of data heterogeneity. The applicant will also have opportunities to collaborate with neuroscientists on applications of statistical methods to large-scale contemporary neuroscience datasets.


Candidates on this Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan will have the following qualifications

  • A doctoral degree in Statistics and Biostatistics or related fields.
  • Outstanding writing and communication skills are necessary.
  • Furthermore, prior experiences in high-dimensional data analysis, optimization, and/or big data computation are helpful.

 The University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is the public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America.  Its comprehensive graduate program offers doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) as well as professional degrees in architecture, business, medicine, law, pharmacy, nursing, social work, public health, and dentistry. Michigan’s body of living alumni comprises more than 540,000 people. Also, it is one of the largest alumni bases of any university in the world.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline09 January,2021
Open toAll
OrganizerThe University of Michigan



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