NYU Shanghai

Position ID: 2004-POSTDOC [#11794]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Shanghai, Shanghai 200122, China [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2018/03/21, updated 2018/03/07, listed until 2018/08/31)
Position Description:    

NYU Shanghai invites applications for a number of postdoctoral fellowship positions from candidates with teaching and research interest in mathematical sciences or related disciplines. The fellows will also be part of the NYU-ECNU Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU Shanghai.

The main scientific themes include theories and applications of probability and nonlinear partial differential equations. The fellows will work closely with faculty mentors, and will interact with groups at NYU Shanghai, including visiting scholars, ECNU, and NYU. The fellows are expected to present their work in seminars and related workshops or conferences. These positions include teaching activities of up to 20 hours per week (averaged over the whole academic year), which may include leading recitation sections, holding office hours, grading, etc.

The positions are available starting August 1, 2018, and a later starting date in some cases are also possible, with either one-year or two-year terms, with the possibility to extend. Compensation and benefits will be comparable to international standards and the fellows may also be eligible for small travel grants.

Applications are requested as soon as possible, preferably during early March, 2018 and will be considered on a rolling basis as soon as they arrive. To be considered, applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of two or more individuals willing to provide letters of reference to mathpostdoc.shanghai@nyu.edu. Please visit our website at https://shanghai.nyu.edu/about/work/fellowships for more information and instructions on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email mathpostdoc.shanghai@nyu.edu.

About NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global. 

The NYU-ECNU Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU Shanghai is a joint venture between New York University (NYU) and East China Normal University (ENCU) and a major research and academic platform for NYU Shanghai. More information about the Institute: https://research.shanghai.nyu.edu/math

NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. 

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
1555 Century Avenue, Shanghai, China 200122

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