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The Survey Research Center in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in statistics. The Fellow will work on innovative methodological development on complex survey inference and missing data, related to the following topics: (1) accounting for sample design features in Bayesian modeling of massive data, (2) nonresponse bias adjustment through weighting and imputation, and (iii) incorporating uncertainty and data privacy protection concerns in data integration and record linkage settings. The Fellow will be expected to participate in methodological research leading to publications in top statistical and applied journals, providing many opportunities of interdisciplinary collaborations. This position will be supervised by Yajuan Si, Research Assistant Professor in the Survey Methodology Program, in close collaboration with Drs. Michael Elliott, Roderick Little, Trivellore Raghunathan and Brady West.
Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or a related field.
Strong background in Bayesian modeling and computation in high dimensions.
Previous experience in survey research and missing data.
This posting will be posted for a minimum of fourteen (14) calendar days. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. The anticipated start date for this position is negotiable.
The Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to ground our research in varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Individuals from groups historically under-represented in the social sciences or related fields are strongly encouraged to apply.
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