Postdoctoral fellowship in Statistics

The School of Applied Mathematics at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV EMAp) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, invites applications for one postdoctoral fellowship in Statistics beginning no later than October 30, 2022.

We are looking for early-career researchers to develop innovative research in Statistics and Data Science. Priority will be given to candidates whose research interests intersect with the research agenda of other members of the department.

The successful candidate is expected to develop collaborative research within the department, supporting our ongoing expansion in the area. It is also expected the post holder will collaborate with the members of the group on the application process for external funding. Light teaching duty may be required.

The post holder will be paid R$10,000.00 tax free per month. This position is a 24 months fixed term contract with possibility of extending it for another 12 months.



The successful candidate is expected to hold a Ph.D. in Statistics, or related discipline, by the time of the appointment. We expect the applicant to have an expanding track of publications and a strong potential of publishing in top ranked Statistics journals. The successful candidate will also possess excellent communication and presentation skills.



Applicants should send their applications to: including:

1. cover letter describing their experience, interests, and suitability for the position;

2. curriculum vitae;

3. a list of academic articles showcasing the applicant’s research.

Applicants should also provide at least two reference letters to be sent directly by the referees to before the deadline.

Applications received by June 25, 2022, will receive full consideration. Selected individuals will be contacted for an interview by June 30, 2022. Interviews will be scheduled starting from July 5, 2022.

Further enquiries should be sent to Prof. Cesar Camacho, Head of the School, by email


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