Job TitlePostdoctoral Fellow
Full Time/Part TimeFull-Time
Position Summary广东11选五Rice University’s department of Statistics is dedicated to the advancement of the scientific discipline of statistics, the innovative application of statistics to meet modern scientific, engineering, and societal challenges, the expert education of students in statistics and other disciplines, and statistical leadership in the local, national, and international communities. Applications are currently being accepted to fill two full-time, 12-month postdoctoral fellow positions (with a maximum of two annual renewals given continued service) at the Department of Statistics in the School of Engineering, Rice University or at the Biostatistics Department at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Research work will be done on a general range of topics in biostatistics, bioinformatics and stochastic modeling of cancer. The proposed starting date is April 1, 2020. This is funded from an NIH-NCI T32 NCI Grant that requires US citizenship or US residency. The postdoctoral fellows will be mentored by qualified faculty members at Rice University or MD Anderson Cancer Center with possible co-mentorship from other institutions of the Texas Medical Center. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. We seek greater representation of women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans in disciplines in which they have historically been underrepresented; to attract international students from a wider range of countries and backgrounds; to accelerate progress in building a faculty and staff who are diverse in background and thought; and we support an inclusive environment that fosters interaction and understanding within our diverse community. The George R. Brown School of Engineering ranks among the top 20 of undergraduate engineering programs (US News & World Report) and is strongly committed to nurturing the aspirations of faculty, staff and students in an inclusive environment. Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Education RequiredPhD or other Doctoral Degree
Major/Discipline广东11选五Statistics, applied mathematics, computer science, or a related field
Experience RequiredNo experience required
Experience Preferred- Extensive experience with R and Python
Skills Required- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as oral presentation skills - Organization and time management skills - Knowledge of modern research methods, data collection and analyses - Able to work in a collaborative environment - Able to work independently and professionally with minimal supervision and direction
Working ConditionsRegular office environment
Security SensitiveAs defined under the Texas Education Code and Rice Policy No. 425, this position is security sensitive and employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Essential PersonnelPosition is not considered essential during a campus emergency.
Rice University Standard of CivilityServes as a representative of the University, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the Rice community and with the public.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting广东11选五https:// jobs.rice.edu/postings/23239
Essential Functions- Researches a general range of topics in biostatistics, bioinformatics and stochastic modeling of cancer - Documents, analyzes, and maintains research data - Assists with proposal development to obtain research funding - Mentors, oversees, and/or trains junior research team members - Publishes and presents research findings - Supports project management and collaboration across institutions or disciplines - Designs and implements research protocols; adapts new procedures, methods or instrumentation relative to research procedures - Performs all other duties as assigned
Job Duty NameResearch
Description of Job Duty- Documents, analyzes, and maintains research data - Supports project management and collaboration across institutions or disciplines - Designs and implements research protocols; adapts new procedures, methods or instrumentation relative to research procedures - Performs all other duties as assigned
Percentage Of Time100
Letter of Support