University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UTArlington-POSTDOC [#15943]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Arlington, Texas 76019, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2020/05/11, finished 2020/10/28, listed until 2020/11/11)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) invites applications for one postdoctoral position in the research group led by Dr. Pedro D. Maia. The postdoctoral fellow will be a member of the Mathematics department. Teaching undergraduate courses is expected for the position. Salary and rank will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The responsibilities of the postdoctoral fellow include both teaching and research. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to conduct research under the supervision of Dr. Maia and to co-mentor students in the lab. The Maia Lab interests include applying data-driven methods, machine learning, and broad applied mathematics expertise to a variety of problems in computational neuroscience (neurology) and other biological (or medical) scenarios. See for details.

The responsibilities of the postdoctoral fellow will include: teaching undergraduate mathematics courses and working closely with the Learning Resource Center in the Department of Mathematics. The postdoctoral fellow has teaching responsibility of 3 courses each year.

The postdoctoral fellow appointment is for up to two years. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.

The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a total global enrollment of 58,664 in AY 2016-17, UTA is rapidly becoming the largest institution in The University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2017. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2017 Best for Vets list.

The Department of Mathematics is the winner of the 2013 American Mathematical Society Award for Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department. The Department of Mathematics is a major center for mathematics research and education in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and North Texas. It serves more than 10,000 students annually and features nationally recognized faculty with outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service. The department offers a variety of degree programs, including BA, BS, MA, MS, and PhD in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education. It currently offers over 100 sections of lower division mathematics courses per semester. For more details, visit the Department's web page at and the University's webpage

Applicants must submit electronically via the following items: a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement. Applicants should arrange to have at least two recommendation letters uploaded to Inquiries about the position may be directed to Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Persons from groups historically underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics are encouraged to apply.

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
411 S. Nedderman Dr.
Box 19408
Arlington, TX 76019

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