West Virginia University, Mathematics

Position ID: WVUMath-POSTDOC [#17386]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mathematical Biology
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Biology
Application Deadline: 2021/04/01 11:59PMhelp popup (accepting applications posted 2021/03/01, listed until 2021/04/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at West Virginia University invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral position to begin August 2021. The appointment will be made for two years, renewable for a third year in exceptional cases. We seek scholars in areas that align with current interests of the department, including mathematical systems biology, theoretical and computational methods in interaction networks, modeling and simulation of signaling pathways, reaction-diffusion processes, and mathematical epidemiology.

The position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in mathematics or a closely related field earned in the past 6 years, and evidence of excellent research and teaching ability. The successful candidate is expected to establish research collaborations with current Department faculty members (https://www.math.wvu.edu/research_interests), and to teach two courses per semester, including those in the calculus sequence. The position offers access to resources for career development, including funding for travel to professional meetings.

The Department of Mathematics includes 25 tenured and tenure-track faculty, about 65 graduate students, and several postdoctoral scholars. West Virginia University is a land grant institution enrolling over 29,000 students and has a Carnegie Classification of Highest Research Activity. The University is located in Morgantown, WV, an award-winning "small" city with a metropolitan population of about 100,000 within easy travel distance of Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.

To apply, please visit https://careers.wvu.edu/career-opportunities, navigate to the position title listed above, and upload a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to postdochiring@math.wvu.edu. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. For additional information, contact Casian Pantea, search committee chair, at postdochiring@math.wvu.edu.

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Contact: Casian Pantea
Postal Mail:
320 Armstrong Hall
Box 6310
Morgantown, WV 26506
Web Page: https://mathematics.wvu.edu/

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