University of California, Santa Barbara, Mathematics Department

Position ID: UCSB-POSTDOC2021 [#15816, JPF01768]
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Santa Barbara, California 93106-3080, United States [map]
Subject Area: applied and computational mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/03/13, listed until 2020/06/30)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for two postdoctoral positions broadly in the area of applied and computational mathematics. The candidate is expected to have a good knowledge of numerical method development, with expertise in at least one of the following areas: analysis of quantum mechanical models, multiscale modeling, numerical eigenvalue problems, tensor networks, quantum physics, or materials science. Candidates with physics, chemistry, or materials science backgrounds who have extensive experience in terms of method development are also welcome.

The position is for one (1) year with possibility of renewal for additional years, up to three (3) years in total based on performance. The position has a teaching load of two (2) courses per year. Appointments to be effective July 1, 2020

To apply for this position(s), Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation in Mathematics or a related field at the time of application, with the PhD conferred by the anticipated appointment start date.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
• American Mathematical Society cover sheet available online at
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of research
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Applicants will need to arrange for four (4) references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website (at least one of which is directed towards teaching).

Applications completed by April 01, 2020 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit

For questions or additional information, please email,

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity & excellence of the academic community through teaching, research and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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University of California Santa Barbara
Department of Mathematics
6607 South Hall M/C 3080
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3080
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