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Postdoc in computational statistics at University of Wisconsin

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:

https://realestate.usnews.com/places/rankings/best-places-to-live-for-quality-of-life

Position details:

  • Highly competitive salary and benefits- Start date: Position is available immediately
  • Doctorate in Statistics, Computer Science, or related field required (at time of appointment)

More details and application instructions can be found at:https://sites.google.com/view/katzfuss/postdoc

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