Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard in RL with Applications in Digital Interventions!
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 11694
School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Join us as a postdoctoral fellow in Professor Susan Murphy's Statistical Reinforcement Learning Group. Our research concerns sequential decision making in digital health, including experimental design and reinforcement learning algorithms. We combine statistical methods with online reinforcement learning algorithms to provide inferential tools. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an innovative research program in sequential decision making. Our lab is involved in a number of digital health studies in obesity, cardiac health, physical activity, mental illness and substance abuse across the world.
The appointment will be for up to three years with annual renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued availability of funding.
Ph.D. in Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research, or Electrical Engineering at time of appointment is required.
Jessamyn Jackson Science and Engineering Complex 150 Western Ave, Sci&Eng, #2.401 Allston, MA 02134
Contact Email: email@example.com
Send application materials; curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and names and contact information for three references to Research Administrator Jess Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Equal Opportunity Employer:
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.