University of Minnesota, School of Mathematics

Position ID: UMN-COMPMATH1 [#18336]
Position Title: Post-doctoral Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational Science and Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/26, listed until 2022/03/26)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The School of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a post-doctoral position in computational science and mathematics under the supervision of Douglas Arnold beginning Fall 2022. The position is supported by the Simons Collaboration on Localization of Waves and will center on the research projects of the Collaboration.

We seek a candidate with strong background in the numerical solution of partial differential equations and eigenvalue problems. Strength in both implementation and analysis are required. Prior experience with eigenvalue problems, wave propagation, and/or quantum physics is desirable. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is the Fall semester of 2022. The duration is two years, with a possibility of extending to the third year depending on funding and performance.

Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Douglas Arnold ( and Svitlana Mayboroda ( with any additional inquiries about the position.

Applicants should submit an AMS cover sheet, complete curriculum vitae, a description of their research and teaching, and at least three letters of recommendation to A cover letter relating the applicant's research goals and qualifications to the projects would enhance the application.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
206 Church St SE
Vincent Hall 127
Minneapolis, MN 55455