Pennsylvania State University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: PennState-POSTDOC [#16445, REQ_0000007249]
Position Title: Postdoc
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/10/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/10/08, finished 2020/11/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics in the Eberly College of Science at The Penn State University is seeking to a hire postdoctoral scholar. Applicants must have recently completed a Ph.D. and have exceptional research potential. Teaching may be required. These are non-tenure track appointments and are typically funded for one year. A Ph.D. in mathematics is required. Candidates with research expertise in the area of hyperbolic conservation laws and applications will be considered. 

Applicants must complete the Penn State application at and must submit an application through ( with the following materials in order for the application to be complete: 
  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • At least three reference letters (one letter must address in detail the candidate’s abilities as a teacher) 
  • Publication List 
  • Research Statement 
  • Teaching Statement 
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. 

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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:
Penn State
Department of Mathematics
109 McAllister Building
University Park, PA 16802

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