Quintiles seeks a graduate with a Masters in Biostatistics for a Statistical Analyst position. Numerous other job opportunities for both Masters and PhD level, including SA’s, Biostatisticians, and SAS Programmers. Please contact Stephen Matteson for further details. Email: Stephen.Matteson@quintiles.com Linkedin profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenmatteson
Temple University’s Department of Statistics and Center for Statistical Analysis are hosting a one-day conference on Friday, April 12, 2013, from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.
Conference sessions include:
- High-Dimensional Statistical Inference
- Spatio-Temporal Data Applications
- Computational Algorithms for High-Dimensional Data
- Genomic Applications
Location: Temple University
Fox School of Business
Alter Hall, 7th Floor
For more information and to register: www.fox.temple.edu/statconference
Congratulations to Andrea who learned on Tuesday, 12 March 2013, that her paper “Covariate-Defined Latent Space Random Effects Model” has been accepted for publication in Social Networks!
The American Statistical Association’s Wray Jackson Smith Scholarship Committee is accepting applications through April 1 for consideration for the 2013 award.
The WJSS Award provides funding of $1,000 to be used in ways that will advance the recipient’s exposure to or experience with the application of statistics to problems relevant to any level of government. Past winners have used their awards to attend the Joint Statistical Meetings or other professional conferences; to take short courses or college classes on topics related to data analysis, measurement, or data quality; and to support aspects of their continued public policy research. Funds may be used for travel, board, tuition or registration fees, or for the purchase of books, software, data sets, or other supporting materials for research projects.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level of education. Membership in the GSS or the ASA is not required. Applicants are asked to submit a proposal for the activity to be funded and to complete an application form and provide two letters of recommendation. Submit materials to: Wray Jackson Smith Scholarship Committee c/o Polly Phipps / Bureau of Labor Statistics / 2 Massachusetts Ave, NE, Ste. 1950 Washington, DC 20212; or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate students are invited to join a conversation with current Brown postdocs volunteering their experiences, tips and suggestions. For details, download the flyer here.
In celebration of the 2013 International Year of Statistics, the Young Statisticians Section of the Royal Statistical Society and Significance magazine are hosting a Young Statisticians Writing Competition. Check out the article in the 15 February edition of Significance. If you have difficulty accessing that link, go to the Significance website for additional information.
The Institute of Quantitative Social Sciences and the Program of Causal Inference at Harvard School of Public Health are sponsoring the Atlantic Causal Inference Conference on May 20-21, 2013. Details of the Conference program can be found at: http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/acic/schedule.
The Biostatistics Department provides information on job postings and intern opportunities that are specific to Biostatistics students – both Masters and PhD students and graduates! Visit our Biostatistics Student Information Home for detailed information!
Are you a member of LinkedIn? The ASA has a great discussion board, promotional opportunities and jobs listing. Visit the ASA LinkedIn and become a member!
2013 is the International Year of Statistics!
For more information, visit Statistics 2013.org