North Carolina State University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: NCSU-PDRSSAIBABA [#21829]
Position Title: Postdoc Research Scholar
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Randomized Numerical Linear Algebra, Bayesian Inverse Problems, Uncertainty Quantification
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/12/15, listed until 2023/06/15)
Position Description:    

Applications are invited for one postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Mathematics at North Carolina State University. The initial term of the appointment would be for one year, with the potential for renewal of up to three years pending adequate progress and continued availability of funding.

The applicants must have a PhD in mathematics or a closely related field (e.g., physics, mechanical engineering or computer science). We are seeking applicants with a strong background in numerical analysis and scientific computing. Particular areas of interest are randomized numerical linear algebra, Bayesian inverse problems, Uncertainty Quantification.

Research Responsibilities
The scholar will work with Prof. Arvind Saibaba (
) on a project funded by the Department of Energy, and is joint with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Argonne National Lab. The postdoc will also be expected to collaborate with the other team members.

The postdoc is expected to support the research activities as described in the grant narrative. The overarching goal of the project is to develop randomized algorithms for optimal experimental design. The postdoc will develop and analyze new algorithms, using column subset selection and graph-based techniques (e.g, clustering, sparsification), and demonstrate their performance on a range of applications of relevance to DOE.
Start date:
Applications before January 31st will be given full consideration but review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The start date is as soon as possible.

How to apply: Applicants must provide the following through
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Research statement
3. Three letters of recommendation

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

The College of Sciences aims at creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable working environment. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive, welcoming of all groups, and abides by the cultural and behavioral aspirations in our culture charter. Please visit for more information on the College of Sciences Culture Charter.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
North Carolina State University
Department of Mathematics
Box 8205
Raleigh, NC 27695