A Statistician's Life, Additional Features »

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For the past seven years, Penelope Pooler has worked as a quantitative ecologist for the Inventory and Monitoring (I&M) program in the National Park Service. A position like this was the reason she went into statistics, and here she describes what her job entails.

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Jerome Cornfield, a former president of the American Statistical Association, was the director of the biostatistics center and a professor of statistics in the department of statistics at The George Washington University. He is also known as one of the world’s leading statisticians.

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Charles Louis Kincannon, who was 72 when he passed away in December 2012, enjoyed a rich career in statistics lasting 45 years.

A Statistician's Life, Featured »

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Post-doc Fellowships, Programs, and Opportunities

In an effort to help ASA members interested in finding and funding post-doctoral positions, the American Statistical Association is running a short series about recipients of federal post-doctoral fellowships, program officers, and potential host scientists. For our inaugural piece, we feature Q&As with four members who have received National Science Foundation (NSF) or National Institutes of Health (NIH) post-doctoral fellowships and program officers from NSF and NIH.

A Statistician's Life, Additional Features »

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One way to ease the transition from graduate school to a new career is to take a post-doctoral position. Interviewed here by Jamie Nunnelly is George Luta, a post-doctoral fellow who benefited from such a program.