SAS Summer Fellowships in Forecasting and Econometrics

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The Advanced Analytics division of SAS Research & Development has announced three Summer Fellowships in the areas of Forecasting and Econometrics.

The SAS forecasting fellowships are open to doctoral candidates in mathematics, statistics, computer science, and related graduate departments in the United States. They offer the opportunity to work closely with professional statisticians and computer scientists who develop software used throughout the world.

SAS Short-Life-Cycle Time Series Forecasting Fellowship

The forecasting fellow will contribute to research, develop, and document state-space analysis techniques for panels of short-life-cycle time series. Duties include working with SAS statistical forecasting developers to aid statistical computing research initiatives. The program provides an excellent opportunity to explore software development as a career choice.

SAS Energy Forecasting Fellowship

The forecasting fellow will contribute to research, develop, and document for energy forecasting using high-frequency data. Duties include working with SAS statistical forecasting developers to aid statistical computing research initiatives. The program provides an excellent opportunity to explore software development as a career choice.

SAS Econometrics Fellowship

Open to doctoral candidates in economics, statistics, finance and related graduate programs in the United States, this fellowship offers the opportunity to work closely with professional econometricians and statisticians who develop SAS software used throughout the world. The Econometrics Fellow will contribute to activities such as research, numerical validation and testing, documentation, creating examples of applying SAS econometric software, and assisting with software development work. The specific projects assigned may be adjusted to the skills and interests of the Fellow selected. The program provides an excellent opportunity to explore software development as a career choice.

Apply for these (or other SAS jobs and advanced analytics fellowships) at the SAS Careers website.

Deadline for fellowship applications is January 23, 2015.

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Mike Gilliland

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Michael Gilliland is author of The Business Forecasting Deal (the book), and editor of Business Forecasting: Practical Problems and Solutions. He is a longtime business forecasting practitioner, and currently Product Marketing Manager for SAS Forecasting software. Mike serves on the Board of Directors for the International Institute of Forecasters, and received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement in Business Forecast award from the Institute of Business Forecasting. He initiated The Business Forecasting Deal (the blog) to help expose the seamy underbelly of forecasting practice, and to provide practical solutions to its most vexing problems.

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