Wednesday, November 16, 2016

CSjob: Postdoc on missing values, Data sciences team, CMAP - Ecole Polytechnique , Paris, France

Julie just sent me the following potdoc announcement:
Postdoctoral fellowship, Statistics
Data sciences team,
CMAP - Ecole Polytechnique

The applied mathematics department at Ecole Polytechnique invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship focusing on missing data. The fellowship is for one year but may be extended.
Applicants are expected to send their application as soon as possible.
The CMAP ( is internationally well know and exciting research environment at Polytechnique with many students, faculty, and postdocs in many methodological and applied research projects.

We are looking for highly motivated individual to develop a general multiple imputation method for multivariate continuous and categorical variables and its implementation in the free R software. The successful candidate will be part of research group in the statistical team on missing values.
The candidate will also have excellent opportunities to collaborate with researcher in public health with partners on the analysis of a large register from the Paris Hospital (APHP) to model the decisions and events when severe trauma patients are handled by emergency doctors.

Key words: matrix completion, latent variable models, generalized SVD, bayesian inference

- PhD in Statistics with a strong mathematical foundation
- Experience with missing values is a +
- Ability for programming in R

Duration: 12 months
Starting: as soon as the position is filled
Salary: min 2 225 € after taxes /month

For more information please contact:
Julie Josse, Professor,
Applicants are requested to send CV (plus one letter of recommendation if the application is selected).
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