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University of Michigan in the Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Date Posted 08/02/2020
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Opening ID: 184243
Work Location: Ann Arbor Campus
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Organizational Group: Inst Soc Research
Department: SRC-Survey Methodology
Posting Begin/End Date: 2/10/2020 - 4/10/2020

Salary:Paid Time Off:
Career Interest: Research Fellows

How to Apply
Interested applicants will submit a letter of interest, CV, personal statement regarding applicant's research interests and experience, sample of written work or a recent publication, and contact information for three references who can supply a letter of recommendation. All applicants must submit their applications on our online applications site, Interfolio, at .

Please direct questions or inquiries to . Reference #73501.

Job Summary
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.

Required Qualifications*
Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or a related field.
Strong background in Bayesian modeling and computation in high dimensions.
Desired Qualifications*
Previous experience in survey research and missing data.
Additional Information
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.

Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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