We are offering an 18 months postdoc position at Pompeu Fabra to work on topics related to graphical models, causal inference, model selection or integrative data analysis. The gross salary is 40,900 EUR. The primary supervisor is David Rossell (https://sites.google.com/site/rosselldavid), although collaborations with other group members at the UPF Statistics & Probability group (https://sites.google.com/view/stats-upf) are possible.
The application deadline is June 30th. Interested candidates should send a CV, a brief (1-2 pages) statement of research interests, and provide the names for 3 referees who can provide a recommendation letter (no need to send the letters just yet, just the names).
Background info: the Statistics and Probability group is part of the diverse Department of Economics and Business at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, consistently ranked among the top European economics schools. The group has a strong expertise in research areas such as theoretical machine learning, graphical and network models, Bayesian inference, Malliavin calculus, high-dimensional inference and Econometrics, among others. Said
research has been funded by research agencies in Spain, the UK and USA, as well as companies such as Google and Huawei. The group also leads the Data Science Center (https://datascience.bse.eu) and the Master’s Program in Data Science (https://bse.eu/study/masters-programs/data-science-methodology) at the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE). The BSE has won 3 consecutive Severo Ochoa awards for research excellence, and provides additional opportunities for funding and research-related activities.