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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Opening

With Professors Liza Levina and Ji Zhu

University of Michigan, Department of Statistics

A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan working with Liza Levina and Ji Zhu.  We are looking for an independent, creative candidate with  strong programming and communication skills and an interest and experience in statistical network analysis, high-dimensional statistical inference, or a related area.  The postdoc will have a lot of freedom in setting their research agenda and we are open to a range of options including theory, methodological developments, and applications, especially to neuroimaging and healthcare.   

A PhD in statistics or a related discipline is required.  The position starts Fall 2021 and is renewable annually for up to three years.  To apply, please visit  and submit a CV, a research statement, a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, and the contact information for at least three references.  Review of applications will begin February 1 and continue until the position is filled.   

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We welcome applications from members of all groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM.