Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin

The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic community committed to teaching and working in a multicultural and diverse environment. We are therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to such diversity and equal opportunity in higher education.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences (SDS) at the University of Texas at Austin is soliciting applications for a postdoctoral fellow to work on COVID-19 data collection and analysis. Prior experience with observational study design and execution are desired, in addition to strong data management/analysis and communication skills. The postdoc will be supervised by Professor Kate Calder and will collaborate with members of the university’s Proactive Community Testing Program and other biostatisticians/epidemiologists. Opportunities for participation in related methodological research will be provided, depending on the interest of the fellow.

Position Qualifications

A PhD in statistics/biostatistics, epidemiology, or the quantitative social sciences is desired.

Application Instructions

Applications may be submitted by sending the following materials to

1. A cover letter expressing interest in the position, describing relevant background experience, and indicating when the candidate would be available to start work
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. 2 letters of reference (sent directly from the writers to

Application review will begin immediately and be ongoing until the position is filled.

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