Postdoctoral fellowship in Statistics

FGV EMAp | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Classification: Probability and Statistics

The School of Applied Mathematics at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV EMAp) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, invites applications for one postdoctoral fellowship in Statistics beginning no later than March 2024. We are looking for early-career researchers to develop innovative research in Statistics. Priority will be given to candidates whose research interests intersect with the research agenda of other members of the department. The successful candidate is expected to develop collaborative research within the department, supporting our ongoing expansion in the area. It is also expected the post holder will collaborate with the members of the group on the application process for external funding. Light teaching duty on Statistics courses will be required during one of the periods March to June or August to November. The post holder will be paid R$12,000.00 tax-free per month. This position is a 24 months fixed term contract with possibility of extending it for another 12 months. Qualifications The successful candidate is expected to hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related discipline, by the time of the appointment. The Ph.D. must have been obtained after March 31st, 2017*. We expect the applicant to have an expanding track of publications and a strong potential of publishing in top-ranked Statistics journals. The successful candidate will also possess excellent communication and presentation skills. FGV EMAp is committed to principles of diversity and equal opportunity; in particular, female candidates are encouraged to apply. * To female candidates that have children, the date from Ph.D. is extended in one year per child. Application Applicants should send their applications to: including: 1. cover letter describing their experience, interests, and suitability for the position; 2. curriculum vitae; 3. a list of academic articles showcasing the applicant’s research. Applicants should also provide at least two reference letters to be sent directly by the referees to before the deadline. Applications received by August 7, 2023, will receive full consideration. Selected individuals will be contacted for an interview by August 14, 2023. Interviews will be scheduled starting from August 21, 2023.

Last updated: 21 April 2023

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