Job Opening: Departmental Postdoctoral Researcher Position

The Department of Statistics and Data Science of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in the area of statistics with a focus on high-dimensional statistics, machine learning, and/or applications in genomics. The position is designed to be a career-building step for new scholars. The primary focus is for the scholar to develop her or his research program. A light teaching load will also be part of the position. The position will start in Summer 2023 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. in statistics or a related field from an accredited institution.


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

  • 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 automatically receive requests for letters of recommendation.

All applications received by January 1, 2023, will be fully considered. The position will remain open until filled. Any questions can be directed to

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