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Valentin Vancak

Postdoctoral researcher

About me


V. Vancak,  A. Sjölander. Sensitivity Analysis of G-estimators to Invalid Instrumental Variables, under review

V. Vancak, Y. Goldberg, S.Z. Levine (2022). The Number Needed to Treat Adjusted for Explanatory Variables and Survival Analysis: Theory and Application, Statistics in Medicine, 41(17), 3299-3320

V. Vancak, Y. Goldberg, S.Z. Levine (2021). Guidelines to Understand the Number Needed to Treat, Evidence-Based Mental Health, 24, 131–136

V. Vancak, Y. Goldberg, S.Z. Levine (2020). Systematic Analysis of the Number Needed to Treat, Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 29, 2393-2410

V. Vancak, Y. Goldberg, S.K. Bar-Lev, B. Boukai (2015). Continuous Statistical Models – With or Without Truncation Parameters?, Mathematical Methods of Statistics, 24, 55-73

Teaching portfolio

Adjunct lecturer

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Dept. of Psychology: R programming for psychology research

University of Haifa, Israel

Dept. of Economics: Introduction to Linear Models 

Ph.D. honours program in social sciences: Statistical Modeling with R 

Dept. of Evolutionary Biology: Statistical Modeling with R  


Teaching Assistant 

ORT Braude College of Engineering, Israel

Dept. of Industrial Engineering & Management:  Statistics and Probability, Stochastic Models in Operation Research                                         

Dept. of Mathematics:  Linear Algebra, Univariate Calculus, Multivariate Calculus, Advanced Multivariate Calculus, Advanced Linear Algebra

University of Haifa, Israel

Dept. of Economics: Introduction to Probability, Introduction to Statistics, Introduction to Linear Models                   

Dept. of Statistics:  Statistics, Probability, Stochastic Processes (M.Sc.), Statistical Inference, Statistical Models I, Statistical Models II, Generalized Linear Models (M.Sc.), Advanced Probability, High Dimensional Data Analysis (M.Sc.), Multivariate Statistics, Applied Statistics I, SAS programming

Faculty of Management (MBA): Quantitative Methods

Dept. of Multidisciplinary Studies: Introduction to Statistics

Netanya Academic College, Israel

School of Insurance: Calculus I, Calculus II


2020   Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Haifa, Israel

2013   M.A. in Statistics, University of Haifa, Israel 

2010   B.A. in Statistics and Economics, University of Haifa, Israel