University of Minnesota, School of Mathematics

Fellowship ID: UMN-NISTIMA [#18829]
Fellowship Title: NIST-IMA Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, United States [map]
Subject Area: Machine Learning
Application Deadline: 2022/01/02 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/29, finished 2022/03/15, listed until 2022/04/29)
Fellowship Description:   URMs  

*** this fellowship has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The IMA has openings for joint NIST-IMA Postdoctoral Fellowship in Analysis of Machine Learning. The position is intended for mathematical scientists at an early stage of their career. Preference will be given to those who have completed their Ph.D. within three years of the start of the appointment. Jointly funded by IMA industrial partners and National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), the fellowships begin August 29, 2022, and can be renewed for up to a total of two years. The postdocs will devote 50% effort to projects on topics of interest to NIST and 50% effort on their own research under the mentorship of a University of Minnesota faculty. The position carries an annual salary of $62,000 and an allowance of up to $2,000 for professional travel. The fellow will teach one course per academic year. 
 The NIST-IMA Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship, similar to the IMA Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship, is ideal for mathematical scientists who wish to pursue careers in national labs, industrial or academic positions that involve interactions outside of academia. A list of all IMA Industrial Postdoctoral Fellows from 1990 to the present is available on the IMA website.
Required Qualifications: 
  • A Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, operations research or related areas by the start of the appointment. 
  • Research interests in the analysis of machine learning, broadly construed. 
Consideration of applications will begin on January 2, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an AMS cover sheet, complete curriculum vitae, a description of their research background and interest in this project, a description of their teaching experience, and at least three letters of recommendation to

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