Postdoc in computational statistics and data science at University of Wisconsin–Madison

Dr. Matthias Katzfuss is seeking a postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Statistics at University of Wisconsin–Madison. The research is related to one or more of the following areas:

- scalable machine learning using Gaussian processes
- geospatial analysis of massive satellite data and climate-model output
- nonlinear, ultra-high-dimensional filtering (data assimilation)
- probabilistic machine learning using transport maps and Gaussian processes

The position is designed as a career-building step for a junior scholar, with the development of a research program as a focus. The postdoc will be trained in conducting and presenting research, publishing papers, and creating software for wide dissemination of the research.

The Department of Statistics at UW–Madison is undergoing a rapid expansion as part of the university's substantial investment in data science, which includes the newly formed School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) and a future new building. The department is home to the Data Science major, the university's fastest-growing major.

Madison, Wisconsin's capital, is ranked in the top three of US cities for quality of life:

Position details:

- Highly competitive salary and benefits
- Start date: September 2023 or thereafter
- Doctorate in Statistics, Computer Science, or related field required (at time of appointment)

More details and application instructions can be found at:

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