Applications are invited for a postdoctoral associate position under the mentorship of Dr. Kun Chen (https://kun-chen.uconn.edu). This position is open immediately until filled, with an anticipated start date in Spring 2021. The initial appointment is for one year with an expected appointment length of 2-3 years upon satisfactory performance and funding availability.
This position involves primarily NIH-funded statistical and machine learning research in the following directions:
Statistical theory and methodology for data integration and data fusion.
Statistical theory and methodology for transfer learning.
Statistical and machine learning methods for building risk prediction models for rare events, in particular, suicide and mental health related outcomes, with large-scale EHR and medical claims data.