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Postdoctoral Scholar - Department of Statistics

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: College of Arts and Sciences

Organization: Statistics

Title: Postdoctoral Scholar - Department of Statistics

Position Details

Position Description

We are seeking three or more Postdoctoral Scholars (12-month service period) to join an interdisciplinary team from the University of Washington, the Ohio State University, Yale University, and the World Bank. Potential projects are at the intersection of statistics/econometrics and global health, and involve both developing statistical methodology and creating/evaluating tools for policy decision-making.  

Postdoctoral scholars are represented by UAW 4121 and are subject to the collective bargaining
agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information, please visit the
University of Washington Labor Relations website ( 


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Sociology, or related field.


Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, names of three references, and PDFs of any relevant papers not published or available online. 

Applications received by April 15, 2020 are guaranteed full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Questions about the position should be directed to

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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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