There is still an opening for a full-time two-year postdoctoral research position in the UQ group at the Freie Universität Berlin. This position will be associated to the project “Analysis of maximum a posteriori estimators: Common convergence theories for Bayesian and variational inverse problems” funded by the DFG.
This project aims to advance the state of the art in rigorous mathematical understanding of MAP estimators in infinite-dimensional statistical inverse problems. In particular, the research in this project will connect the “small balls” approach of Dashti et al. (2013) to the calculus of variations and hence properly link the variational and fully Bayesian points of view on inverse problems. This is an exciting opportunity for someone well-versed in the calculus of variations and tools such as Γ-convergence to make an impact on fundamental questions of non-parametric statistics and inverse problems or, vice versa, for someone with a statistical inverse problems background to advance the rigorous state of the art for such methods.
Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact me with informal enquiries. Formal applications are to be sent by post or email, by 23 December 2019, under the heading MAP-Analysis, and should include a cover letter, a scientific CV including list of publications and research statement, and the contact details of two professional references.
It is a pleasure to announce that Luc Bonnet will be joining the UQ research group for a three-month visit funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), with effect from 1 September 2019. He will be working on the application of optimal uncertainty quantification methodology to problems in aerodynamics and aircraft design.
It is a pleasure to announce that Ilja Klebanov will join the UQ research group as a postdoctoral researcher with effect from 1 February 2019. He will be working on project TrU-2 “Demand modelling and control for e-commerce using RKHS transfer operator approaches” within the Berlin Mathematics Excellence Cluster MATH+; the project will be led by Stefan Klus and myself.
There is an opening in my research group for a postdoctoral researcher in Uncertainty Quantification, for the period 01.01.2019 to 31.12.2020. The position will be associated to the research project TrU-2 “Demand modelling and control for e-commerce using RKHS transfer operator approaches” within the Berlin Mathematics Excellence Cluster MATH+; the project will be led by Stefan Klus and myself. Strong candidates with backgrounds in mathematics, statistics, or computational science are encouraged to apply. For details see the website of the Zuse Institute Berlin, reference number WA57/18. Informal enquiries may be directed to Stefan Klus or to me, and formal applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 13.12.2018.
It is a pleasure to announce that Esfandiar Nava-Yazdani will join the UQ and Visual Data Analysis research groups as a postdoctoral researcher with effect from 1 August 2017. He will be working on project CH15 “Analysis of Empirical Shape Trajectories” as part of the Einstein Center for Mathematics Berlin, co-led by Hans-Christian Hege, Christoph von Tycowicz and myself.