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

Michigan State University, Posted: September 21, 2022

The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University invites applications for Fixed- Term 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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