Job Opening: Postdoctoral Researcher with Professor Eric Tchetgen TchetgenĀ 

The Department of Statistics of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Researcher position under the supervision of Professor Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen. 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. The earliest start would be December 2019, and the position will continue for one year with a possible extension to three years. A competitive stipend will be provided.

Candidates should show outstanding capacity for research in the development of statistical and epidemiologic methods. There is a particular interest in applicants with a focus on semi-parametric efficiency theory with applications in causal inference and missing data problems. Successful candidates will have opportunities to submit papers to top statistical, biostatistical, and epidemiological journals, as well as present their research at statistical and scientific meetings. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or a related field from an accredited institution.


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

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

Any questions about the position can be sent to Professor Tchetgen Tchetgen at

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