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Postdoctoral position in NSF RTG

December 10, 2022
Postdoctoral position

The Department of Statistics and Operations Research invites applications for a three-year postdoctoral fellowship starting July 1, 2023. The position is funded by the Research training grant from the NSF, Networks: Foundations in Probability, Optimization, and Data Sciences.

The position comes with a two-course teaching load per year. The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral fellow will be to develop an independent and vigorous research program with guidance from RTG faculty members. In addition, the postdoctoral fellow will be actively involved in various activities of the RTG including mentoring of undergraduates in research and running of research seminars. Areas of interest include Probability, Optimization, Statistics, Machine Learning, Data Science.

The department and university are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, advancing the ideals espoused at We welcome applications from candidates who will add to the department’s diversity.

Interested candidates should submit application materials (CV, research statement, two or more letters of recommendations) by January 15, 2023 at

U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required.

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.