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From: DA
Date: 03 Oct 2006
Subject: Sunnyvale, CA: Research Statistician at Yahoo! Research

About Yahoo!
The Internet is a big, busy place, and we at Yahoo! are proud to stand out in the crowd. As the world's number one Internet brand, servicing over a half billion people, we're determined to maintain our commitment to delivering news, entertainment, information and funů each and every day.

In order to maintain our position as one of the world's most trafficked Internet destinations, we're always on the lookout for people with big ideas and big talent to help us provide our visitors with the innovative products and services they've come to expect from Yahoo!. We're looking for people like you.

How Big Can You Think?

About Yahoo! Research
The mission of Yahoo! Research is to develop the world-class science that will deliver the next generation of businesses to the company. Our scientists focus on data-driven analysis, high-quality search, algorithms and economic models. Yahoo! manages many of the largest and richest data repositories in the world, and our researchers mine insights from these giant collections, individually and collectively, maintaining the privacy of our users while setting new standards for user value.

Job description:
Over the last year, Yahoo! Research has established itself as a premier research organization for one of the world's most prominent Internet companies. Our core research includes computer science and machine learning. We are currently focused on building a strong statistical team as we believe statistics plays a major role in enhancing Yahoo! technology and shaping the future of the Internet. The statistical problems that arise in the context of internet advertising and search provide unique opportunities for conducting novel statistical research that can potentially lead to the creation of new disciplines both in theoretical and applied statistics.

Minimum Requirements:
Applicants must have a PhD in Statistics and be able to make major, widely-recognized contributions to statistics research in the areas of theory, methods, computing, and data analysis while at the same time have a profound impact on Yahoo! technology working closely with people in business. We are looking for statisticians with a strong background in theoretical statistics and passionate about working on applied problems involving massive amounts of data.

Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to search all of our openings, please visit http://careers.yahoo.com

To apply for this position, click here.

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