Postdoctoral Position in Math Announced at North Carolina State University

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Posted: September 13, 2021

The Department of Mathematics at North Carolina State University has anĀ  open postdoctoral position under its NSF funded Research Training GroupmRTG, DMS-1745654 in Randomized Numerical Analysis. The position is restricted to US citizens, nationals and permanent residents. The postdoctoral associate must hold a PhD in mathematics or a closely related discipline awarded after January 1, 2021 and the applicant should not have any prior postdoc appointments. An exception to this rule, occasioned for instance by a career interruption, may be requested in the cover letter.

The postdoctoral associate is expected to engage in research related to at least one of the three complementary research thrusts of the project in randomized numerical linear algebra, random nonlinear solvers, and global sensitivity analysis. Based on background, strengths and
interests, the postdoc will be assigned one research mentor from the faculty associated with the RTG: Alen Alexanderian, Mohammad Farazmand, Pierre Gremaud, Mansoor Haider, Ilse Ipsen, Hangjie Ji,Tim Kelley, Arvind Saibaba, Ralph Smith, and Fatma Terzioglu. An academic mentor will be chosen from this group to oversee the postdoc’s training and professional development. The postdoc will also play a leading role in mentoring students associated with some of the project’s working groups; they will be expected to assist in organizing seminars and activities related to the general research of the RTG. In addition, the postdoc will teach on average one course per semester in the Department of Mathematics.

Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming to all groups. This position is for a term of up to three years, contingent upon performance. The starting date is anticipated between March and August 2022. The 11 month salary of $62,500 includes summer support. In addition, the postdoc will be given an annual travel budget of $3,000.

Through the mathjobs.org system (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18060), applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a research statement and the names of at least three potential letter writers. Women and members of under-represented minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled; please apply as soon as possible. Inquiries may be directed to Pierre Gremaud (RTG Director): gremaud@ncsu.edu. The deadline for full consideration is November 15, 2021, although later applications will be considered as resources permit.