Portland State University, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics

587 18421Position ID: 587-COMPUTATIONAL [#18421]
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Portland, Oregon 97201, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational Science
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/09/30, listed until 2022/03/30)
Position Description:    


Portland State University (PSU) invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics (two assistant professors and one open rank assistant professor or higher). These positions are part of a cluster hire in Computational Science for a Sustainable Future. Of particular interest are candidates whose expertise intersects strongly with one or more of the following themes:
Theory of data-driven decision making and its application to pressing societal concerns on climate, environment, epidemiology, or health care;
High performance computing focusing on scalability or energy efficiency;
Physical applied mathematics that combines physical principles with mathematical techniques for building computational tools to address modern sustainability challenges.

The successful candidates will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and direct undergraduate projects and graduate theses as well as develop and maintain a strong research program while actively pursuing external funding.  Applicants must  have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or equivalent and provide evidence of research and teaching ability.  Candidates with A.B.D. will be considered but must have the Ph.D. degree by their start date.

The department has previously leveraged large philanthropic investments to successfully recruit leading scholars in computational science. Building on these successes, this cluster hire will enhance the department's research portfolio in computational science. The department offers growth opportunities within a nurturing atmosphere where field leaders in computational science are invested in collaborative group building and mentoring.  

Please follow the following link for submission information: Mathematics and Statistics, Computational Science positions.

PSU is Oregon’s most diverse, innovative and affordable research university. Known nationally for community engagement and sustainability initiatives, PSU’s urban setting and unique relationship to city and regional agencies provides a living laboratory for urban research and industry and government collaboration. Guided by commitments to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion, PSU welcomes candidates who can serve as role models and mentors for our diverse student body.

The department is located in a newly renovated LEED-certified modern facility in downtown Portland, well-connected by rail, streetcar, and bus lines. The Portland area, home to numerous software and hardware companies that collectively employ over 40,000 people in high-tech, offers a thriving, progressive, urban scene, in close proximity to stunning nature.

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Contact: Jay Gopalakrishnan
Postal Mail:
Search Committee
Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
Web Page: https://www.pdx.edu/math/

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