Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Postdoc position available immediately

Postdoctoral position in spatiotemporal data analysis

A full-time postdoctoral position is available beginning immediately in the research group of Professor Tian Zheng working on analysis of large spatiotemporal data sets, in close cooperation with our collaborators in neural imaging. 

Requirements: The work is highly interdisciplinary, and applicants must have strong statistical and computational skills. Preferred educational background is a PhD in statistics, computer science, computational neural science or a related field. Expertise in high performance computing is required. Experience with GPU computing is preferred but not necessary. 

Environment: The research group is at Columbia University, based in the Statistics department, in the great city of New York. There will also be the opportunity to work with our collaborators on other research projects involving statistical computing, genetics, and computational social science.

Appointment: The initial appointment will be for one year, and is renewable. Salaries will be set based on experience and skills.

Applicants should send email to providing:
• a brief description of past research experience
• a brief description of future research interests and goals
• a resume of educational and research experience, including publications
• three letters of reference

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