Job Opening: Departmental Postdoctoral Researcher Position

The Department of Statistics of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, is seeking candidates for a Departmental Postdoctoral Researcher position in the area of statistics and/or probability. The position is designed to be a career-building step for new scholars. The primary focus is for the scholar to develop her/his research program. A light teaching load will also be part of the position. The position will start in Summer 2019 and continue for two years with a possible extension to three years. A competitive salary will be provided.

Candidates should show outstanding capacity for research as well as excellent communication skills. Applicants must have a Ph.D from an accredited institution.


To apply you can submit the following materials through our online application system:

  • Cover letter.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Statement on research and teaching.
  • Job market paper and/or selected publications if available.
  • Contact information for three references who will receive requests for letters of recommendation.

If you have more than three references that you would like, please have the additional letters sent to Any questions can also be sent to

To apply, please click here.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities / Women / Individuals with disabilities / Protected veterans are encouraged to apply.