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April 1st, 2018 Park, Eun Sug CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2018 Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems Award

The 2018 Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems Award will be presented in 2018 to a chemometrician, younger than 40 years of age, who has contributed significantly to the development of chemometrics in the last 5 years. This prestigious award was established to stimulate the careers of young scientists by recognizing noteworthy accomplishments in the field. This is the ninth time that this award is given and it will be delivered during the celebration of the Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry meeting (Halifax, Canada, 25-29th June, 2018, https://www.cac2018halifax.com/). Nominations, including up to three supporting letters and a complete résumé of the nominee to the Chemometrics Committee by e-mail: chemoawards@elsevier.com. The application deadline for the 2018 award is April 20, 2018.

More details can be found in the link below:


March 30, 2018 Judy Polentz Environmental Statistician: Assistant or Associate Professor

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS)/School of Marine Science of the College of William and Mary invites applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant or Associate Professor. This is a full-time faculty position with rank and tenure status determined upon review of candidate credentials. The position will begin in Fall 2018.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in statistics, biostatistics, environmental statistics or related field at the time of appointment. Applicants with research interests in the development and application of statistical methodologies in marine science, environmental science, or ecology, in areas such as analysis of spatio-temporal data, geostatistics, Bayesian methods, ecoinformatics, hierarchical and linear modeling, multivariate analyses, computational methods for large data sets, forecasting approaches and experimental or sampling design, will be considered. We are particularly interested in applicants that have experience in teaching and statistical consulting within the fields of environmental science, ecology, marine science or related disciplines. Excellence in teaching and strong communication skills are expected. We seek applicants who share VIMS’ commitment to the principle that diversity and inclusion are critical to maintaining excellence.

Responsibilities: Annual teaching responsibilities will include an introductory graduate level statistics course and two advanced courses, primarily for graduate students pursuing degrees in marine science. The successful candidate will collaborate on scientific research and synthesis with faculty of VIMS, and provide statistical support to students, faculty and staff. Development of independent lines of research and extramural funding will be encouraged.

About the Virginia Institute of Marine Science: Chartered in 1940, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science is currently among the largest marine research and education centers in the United States. VIMS has a three-part mission to conduct interdisciplinary research in coastal ocean and estuarine science, educate students and citizens, and provide advisory service to policy makers, industry, and the public. The School of Marine Science at VIMS is the graduate school in marine science for the College of William & Mary. VIMS currently employs 52 full-time faculty members and 256 staff, and has 92 graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs. There are four academic departments at VIMS: Aquatic Health Sciences, Biological Sciences, Fisheries Science, and Physical Sciences. Further information on VIMS and the School of Marine Science may be accessed at: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/31016.

Application materials for the position should include: 1) a cover letter describing professional education, experience, and suitability for the position; 2) a full curriculum vitae; 3) a statement on teaching philosophy, research interests and consulting experience, and how the applicant’s background, experience and vision fit in an institution that is committed to diversity and inclusion (3 pages maximum), and 4) the names, addresses (including titles and institutions), email addresses, and telephone numbers of five references.

Application materials should be addressed to: Dr. Linda Schaffner, Search Committee Chair, and will be accepted through our On-Line Application System at http://jobs.wm.edu. For full consideration, application materials are due May 25, 2018 . Applications received after the due date will be considered if needed

The College of William and Mary, including the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university and conducts background checks on applicants for employment. Applications by persons from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged.

Oct 15, 2017 Chie Ryu UCLA Statistics & The Environment Faculty positon

UCLA Statistics & The Environment Faculty Search

Open-ranked faculty position (tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate/Full Professor) split in the Department of Statistics (50%) and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (50%) at the University of California, Los Angeles. We seek outstanding applicants contributing to the cutting edge development of applied environmetrics and the analysis of large environmental datasets. Applicants will be expected to advise students through our graduate programs in Environment and Sustainability, Environmental Sciences and Environmental Engineering, and Statistics, each with a focus on Interdisciplinary training.

We welcome applicants whose experience in research, teaching and service have prepared them to contribute to UCLA’s commitment to excellence and diversity. Ph.D. in Statistics, Environmental Science, or a closely related field is required by date of anticipated appointment of July 1, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Please refer to job tracking number JPF03278 on all correspondence.

Reviews for the position will commence on January 2, 2018 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified. Interested applicants should apply at UCLA Academic Recruit at:


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy at


Applicants should submit:

  • CV
  • Cover letter describing how their qualifications and interests would fit with the position description
  • Two representative publications (or preprints)
  • Statement of research
  • Statement of teaching
  • Three letters of recommendation

All inquiries may be sent to Chie Ryu at chie.ryu@stat.ucla.edu.

Oct 5, 2017 Özüm ÇALLI Global Conference on Global Warming (GCGW-2018)

The Global Conference on Global Warming (GCGW-2018) will be held in Izmir, Turkey, in June 24-28, 2018. More information in this link to flyer.

July 5, 2017 K-le Gomez Cabrera Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Quantitative Ecology

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Quantitative Ecology at Unversity of Queensland, Australia

We are seeking candidates with postdoctoral research interests in the long-term ecological dynamics of biological communities. The successful applicant will conduct empirical research into understanding the long-term ecological dynamics of reef coral communities using multiple large data sets at multiple temporal scales. As part of the Marine Palaeoecology Lab in the School of Biological Sciences and the ARC Centre of Excellence, the position duties are primarily related to the implementation of novel quantitative techniques applicable to time-series data that test fundamental ecological hypotheses in community ecology. To apply follow the link below:


Feb 9, 2017 Yulia Gel The SIAM SDM2017 Workshop on Mining Big Data in Climate and Environment (MBDCE) Link

The SIAM SDM2017 Workshop on Mining Big Data in Climate and Environment (MBDCE) at the 17th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2017) April 27 - 29, 2017, Houston, Texas, USA.

The SIAM SDM2017 Workshop on Mining Big Data in Climate and Environment (MBDCE) will be held April 27 - 29, 2017, Houston, Texas, USA, in conjunction with the 17th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2017).

This workshop aims to bring together researchers who are interested in addressing related environmental concerns by advancing the state of the art in spatio-temporal analytics. For more information: https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/mbdce-2017/home

There will be 3 types of submissions: full papers with complete studies (9pp.), short papers on work in progress (5pp.), or position papers (3pp.). All papers will be peer-reviewed.

Important Dates

  • Submission due: February 20, 2017
  • Author notification: March 15, 2017
  • Camera-ready copy: March 29, 2017
  • Workshop date: April 29, 2017
Jan 6, 2017 Leticia Ramirez VII International Workshop on the Perspectives on High-Dimensional Data Analysis Link

The Seventh International Workshop on the Perspectives on High-Dimensional Data Analysis (HDDA-VII) will be held on

June 15 (Thursday) – 20 (Monday), 2017 at CIMAT, Guanajuato, Mexico.

The purpose of this workshop is to foster the interaction of researcher in the area of high-dimensional data analysis and stimulate research. The areas of research that are consider, analyses environmental data, epigenomic data, genomic data, proteomic data, high-resolution image data, high frequency financial data, functional and longitudinal data, and network data, for example. The workshop provides a venue for participants to meet leading researches of this field in an intimate setting, providing maximal chance for interaction and discussion. The objectives include:

This workshop is the 7th in a sequence of workshops on the Perspectives on High-dimensional Data Analysis that took place in:

  • HDDA-I, Fields Institute, 2011
  • HDDA-II, Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, 2012
  • HDDA-III, University of British Columbia, 2013
  • HDDA-IV, Banff International Research Station, 2014
  • HDDA-V, University of Victoria, 2015
  • HDDA-VI, Fields Institute, 2016

The HDDA workshops are well established and have involved many of the most eminent researchers working in the area. This 7th installment is for the first time taking place in Mexico and expected to be as successful as it predecessors.

Now call for organizing mini-symposia, contributed presentation and posters are open.

A limited number of shared accommodations are available for students.

More information at http://hddavii.eventos.cimat.mx/

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