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August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

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Postdoctoral Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466281
Date Posted: 12/08/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Locations: Berkeley, California, UNITED STATES
Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Salary Range: 60000-80000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Foundations of Data Science Institute (FODSI), funded by the National Science Foundation, is announcing a competitive postdoctoral fellowship. FODSI is a collaboration between UC Berkeley and MIT, partnering with Boston University, Northeastern University, Harvard University, Howard University and Bryn Mawr College. It provides a structured environment for exploring interdisciplinary research in foundations of Data Science spanning Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Theoretical Computer Science and other fields (see We are looking for multiple postdoctoral team members who will collaborate with FODSI researchers at one or more of the participating institutions. These positions emphasize strong mentorship, flexibility, and breadth of collaboration opportunities with other team members -- senior and junior faculty, postdocs, and graduate students at various nodes around the country.

The fellowship is a one-year full-time appointment, with the possibility of renewal for a second year (based upon mutual agreement) either at the same or at another FODSI institution. The start date is flexible, although most appointments are expected to start in summer 2021. Candidates should have an excellent theoretical background and a doctorate in a related field. We particularly encourage applications from women and minority candidates.

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Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 01/31/2021