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Fixed-Term Research Associate Positions in Mathematics Announced at Michigan State Univ.

Posted: February 3, 2023

The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University invites applications for FixedTerm Departmental Postdoctoral Research Associates (Postdocs) and Fixed-Term Research
Associates with a starting date of Fall 2023.
Postdoctoral Research Associates (Postdocs) comprise the department postdoctoral fellows
program that contribute to the research and instructional mission of our unit. These are academic
year appointed positions.
Fixed-Term Research Associates support the research activities of currently funded external
research grants as outlined in the grants statement of work and budget. These positions are either
academic or annual year appointments.
Both positions are benefits eligible and are potentially renewable on an annual basis through
Spring 2026, contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Candidates
will be evaluated on their potential in research and teaching.
Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field by August 10, 2023.
Applications from all areas of mathematical research will be considered. Research Associates
will be paired with faculty mentors with whom they have compatible research interests and will
engage in our active instructional mentoring program.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statements on research and on teaching, and
arrange for at least four (4) letters of recommendation to be submitted, one of which must
specifically address the applicant’s teaching experiences. It is helpful if the cover letter indicates
if the applicant wishes to be considered by specific MSU faculty.
Applications must be submitted via Submit your application directly
at The evaluation process will begin on December
1, 2022, and review of applications will continue until positions are filled. A background check
is required for employment.
Remote Work Statement: MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position
has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be
performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identify, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
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