Feb 27, 2020
Position Description: Applications are sought for a postdoctoral researcher to join Amanda Hering's research group in the Department of Statistical Science at Baylor University. In recent years, this research group has focused on developing advanced statistical methods for monitoring and diagnosing multivariate data streaming in high frequency from complex engineered systems. In particular, they are interested in developing methods for modular, decentralized, and fit-for-purpose water and wastewater treatment. The group's work is supported by the National Science Foundation and most recently by the Department of Energy's Energy-Water Desalination Hub through the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) (https://www.nawihub.org). NAWI has been selected for a five-year $100 million award and has a bold and compelling vision for a new era for water resilience for U.S. communities and industries through distributed desalination and reuse in the U.S. enabled by Autonomous, Precise, Resilient, Intensified, Modular and Electrified (A-PRIME) water treatment systems. Many potential projects exist in collaboration with this group. This position will be renewed yearly up to three years . In order to receive full consideration, applications received by March 31st, 2019 will receive full consideration. The starting date is June 2020 but can be delayed to Fall 2020. Qualifications : The successful candidate must have a PhD (or expect to receive it soon) in Statistics or closely related field and should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The candidate is expected to interact with subject matter experts in water and wastewater treatment, materials engineering, and environmental engineering. The candidate is expected to conduct and publish cutting-edge research and will meet regularly to discuss research progress. The candidate will be fully supported to attend and present at professional conferences and workshops. The candidate may assist with mentoring statistics graduate students and with grant writing. Desired areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, the following:
statistical process monitoring
data-integrated process control
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To Apply : Candidates should submit an electronic packet with the following items to http://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/6039 : 1.) Cover letter briefly stating why you are interested in joining this research group, your professional development and career goals, and in which ways your interests fit the research mission of this group 2.) a curriculum vita (CV), and 3.) names and contact information for three professional references. Questions Regarding Application : For questions pertaining to the application process or to learn more about the postdoctoral fellow position, please contact Dr. Mandy Hering by email ( email@example.com ). About Baylor Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education 's “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we pursue our bold vision, Illuminate . Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.
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