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Professorship in statistics at EPFL

The math department at EPFL has just announced the following search for a tenure-track assistant professor of statistics, which may be of interest to the more statistically minded subscribers to this page.

The Institute of Mathematics of the School of Basic Sciences at EPFL invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Statistics. In exceptional cases, appointment at the senior level may be considered.

We seek outstanding candidates with research interests in the development and application of novel statistical methodology,including candidates focussing on a substantive application area. Indicative methodological interests include large scale and causal inference, computationally intensive inference, and nonparametric inference. Indicative areas of application include, but are not limited to, biomedical science, genetics/genomics, environmental and earth science, physics and astronomy.

Application deadline is October 1.

Professorship in computational biology at EPFL

The EPFL has decided to make a considerable investment in computational biology over the next few years.  As part of that effort, we are currently recruiting a tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor in computational biology.

The person recruited for this person does not have to be a biologist per se, but could be a mathematician, physicist, or computer scientist with strong interest in and considerable experience with applications to biology. 

For further information, please see the official announcement.   Note that the application deadline is January 15.

Please feel free to write to Kathryn Hess ( if you have any questions.