University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mathematics Department

Position ID: UNCCH-PRA [#15782]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Math
Application Deadline: 2020/07/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/03/04, finished 2021/02/06, listed until 2020/07/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Postdoctoral position focused on applications of network analysis. This position is particularly focused on applications in network neuroscience and in the analysis of various -omics data sets. Candidates with previous experience with network analysis or with applications in these specific areas will be given the highest priority. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work interdisciplinarily with a wide range of social networks and network neuroscience interests at both UNC and Duke, as well as with collaborators of Mucha's networks research group at Penn, Columbia and Washington University in St.Louis. If desired, applicants with the requisite background and teaching experience will also be considered for a teaching assignment in the Department of Mathematics.

The position is initially for one-year, renewable based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Starting date: August 1, 2020 preferable but negotiable

Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Neuroscience, Sociology, Physics, Engineering, or a closely related field.

Previous research experience in the study of networks is required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in clustering, community detection, modeling infection or information spread, networked dynamical systems, and especially in the application areas of neuroscience or -omics data sets.

Applicants should submit the following at (i) a current vita including all publications and submitted articles, (ii) a current research statement, and (iii) at least three reference letters that address research qualifications for the position. In addition, applicants must apply online at to be considered for this position. Applications will be considered until position is filled.

For further information, please contact:

Peter Mucha Bowman and Gordon Gray Professor, Department of Mathematics

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including individuals of all gender identities, under-represented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

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