Harvard University Postdoctoral Statistics Fellowship

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Join Harvard University as a postdoctoral fellow in Professor Susan Murphy’s Statistical Reinforcement Learning Group. Our research concerns sequential decision making in mobile health, including experimental design and reinforcement learning algorithms. We combine statistical methods with algorithms from reinforcement learning so as to provide inferential tools. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an innovative research program in sequential decision making. Our lab is involved in a number of mobile health studies in obesity, cardiac health, physical activity, mental illness and substance abuse across the world.

The appointment will be for up to three years with annual renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued availability of funding.

Basic Qualifications Ph.D. in Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research, or Electrical Engineering at time of appointment is required.
Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Contact Information Jessamyn Jackson
Department of Statistics
Science Center #316
1 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact Email jessjackson@fas.harvard.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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