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NIH is looking for an Associate Director for Data Science: Statisticians should consider applying

NIH understands the importance of data and several months ago they announced this new position. Here is an excerpt from the add: The ADDS will focus on the urgent need and increased opportunities for capitalizing on the expanding collections of … Continue reading

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Sunday Data/Statistics Link Roundup (9/16/12)

There has been a lot of talk about the Michael Lewis (of Moneyball fame) profile of Obama in Vanity fair. One interesting quote I think deserves a lot more discussion is: “On top of all of this, after you have … Continue reading

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Nature is hiring a data editor...how will they make sense of the data?

It looks like the journal Nature is hiring a Chief Data Editor¬†(link via Hilary M.). It looks like the primary purpose of this editor is to develop tools for collecting, curating, and distributing data with the goal of improving reproducible … Continue reading

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Interview with Amy Heineike - Director of Mathematics at Quid

Amy Heineike Amy Heineike is the Director of Mathematics at Quid, a startup that seeks to understand technology development and dissemination through data analysis. She was the first employee at Quid, where she helped develop their technology early on. She … Continue reading

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Why statisticians should join and launch startups

The tough economic times we live in, and the potential for big paydays, have made¬†entrepreneurship cool. From the venture capitalist-in-chief, to the javascript coding mayor of New York, everyone is on board. No surprise there, successful startups lead to job … Continue reading

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Grad students in (bio)statistics - do a postdoc!

Up until about 20 years ago, postdocs were scarce in Statistics. In contrast, during the same time period, it was rare for a Biology PhD to go straight into a tenure track position. Driven mostly by the availability of research … Continue reading

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Why does Obama need statisticians?

It’s worth following up a little on why the Obama campaign is recruiting statisticians (note to Karen: I am not looking for a new job!). Here’s the blurb for the position of “Statistical Modeling Analyst”: The Obama for America Analytics … Continue reading

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