West Virginia University, Mathematics

Position ID: WVUMath-POSTDOC [#18228]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Commutative Algebra
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/17, listed until 2021/12/15)
Position Description:    

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The School of Mathematical and Data Science at West Virginia University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track postdoctoral research associate position starting in August 2022. The appointment will be made for two years, renewable for a third-year contingent upon continued need, funding, and favorable performance. The position offers access to resources for career development, including funding for travel to professional meetings.

The successful candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in the mathematical sciences, prior to the start date of the position and/or earned within the past 6 years, demonstrate documented potential for excellent research and teaching in mathematics. We welcome applicants with expertise that align with our current strengths in Commutative Algebra. Postdoctoral research associates are expected to be engaged in a significant way with the Commutative Algebra research ongoing at WVU and are expected to collaborate with the current faculty, as well as with the current Ph.D. students. The teaching load is two courses per semester including calculus, upper-level undergraduate mathematics courses, and graduate courses in mathematics.

The School of Mathematics and Data Science includes 25 tenured and tenure-track faculty, about 65 graduate students, and several postdoctoral scholars, and offers undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees in Mathematics. West Virginia University is a R1 research land grant university located within 90 minutes of Pittsburgh and 3.5 hours from the Washington/Baltimore area. Morgantown has been recognized as one of the most livable small cities in the U.S. There are extensive recreational opportunities, excellent public schools, and a supportive University environment in which to develop a visible and productive career. The WVU Dual Career Program is available to assist candidates with suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners.

To apply, please visit https://careers.wvu.edu/career-opportunities and navigate to the position title listed above, and upload a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation (two for research and one for teaching). The screening process will begin on December 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, contact Olgur Celikbas, search committee chair, at olgur.celikbas@math.wvu.edu.

WVU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The university values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Contact: Dr. Olgur Celikbas
Postal Mail:
320 Armstrong Hall
Box 6310
Morgantown, WV 26506

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