I seeking a recent PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics to work as a post-doc on
an NIH funded project 'Statistical Methods for Recursively Partitioned Trees'.
This grant continues the work described in Shannon, W., Banks, D., (1999)
"Combining classification trees using maximum likelihood estimation",
Statistics In Medicine, 18, pp. 727-740.
Candidates must possess the following qualifications:
1. Advanced statistical computing including SAS, S-Plus, C, C++, or
FORTRAN, and UNIX
2. Experience as indicated by publications and dissertation in the area
of statistical cluster and classification analysis (previous work on recursive
partitioned trees especially valuable).
Candidates without peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated ADVANCED
COMPUTING skills will not be considered. Opportunities for some biostatistical
consulting on biomedical research being done at Washington University School of
Medicine are available for interested candidates, but is not a requirement for
Interested candidates should read the above paper and look at
http://ilya.wustl.edu/~shannon. To apply mail a cover letter, CV, reprints,
copy of Dissertation Abstract and Introduction, and names of three academic
William D. Shannon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8005, 660 S. Euclid
St. Louis, MO 63110