Department of Mathematics, University of Houston

Position ID: 370-RA1STA001750 [#11019]
Position Title: Research Associate 1 - (STA001750)
Position Location: Houston, Texas 77204, United States [map]
Starting Date: 2018/02/13
Application Deadline: 2018/05/31 (posted 2018/02/13, listed until 2018/05/31)
Position Description:    

Research Associate 1 Position in Computational Mathematics

The Mathematics Department at the University of Houston invites applications for a Research Associate 1 position in computational mathematics. The position will be for two years. We are especially interested in a candidate that has a strong track record in (parallel) scientific computing with applications in one or more of the following fields: optimization (with PDEs), inverse problems, statistical inference, and/or machine learning. Having a strong interest in (parallel) scientific computing is a prerequisite; experience in high-performance computing is a plus. Job requirement is a PhD degree in applied mathematics or a related field. The position may involve teaching up to one course per semester.

Applicants should provide (i) a resume including a recent list of publications, (ii) a cover letter/letter of application, (iii) a brief statement of research (detailing the significance of current research activities as well as the technical background that fits the advertised position), (iv) at least two letters of recommendation, and (v) unofficial transcripts. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Andreas Mang (

The University of Houston is one of the most diverse research universities in the nation. It is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award and is committed to increasing the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers.

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Department of Mathematics
3551 Cullen Blvd.
Phillip G. Hoffman Hall suite 641
Houston, TX 77204

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