Johns Hopkins University, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

519 11695Position ID: JHUAMS-POSTDOC1 [#11695]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow Position
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21218, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Analysis, Probability
Application Deadline: finished (2018/02/08, finished 2019/09/08, listed until 2019/03/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics invites applicants for one or more positions as Postdoctoral Fellow. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. prior to their appointment start date, and no later than 12/31/2018 and show definite promise in research and teaching. The teaching load will be at most one course each semester, and often as little as one course per year, depending on funding and needs of the department, so that the appointee will have ample time for research. The appointment is for one year, renewable up to three years, with a typical duration of at least two years. These positions are dependent on funding availability.

The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with Prof. Maggioni on problems that include: analysis and algorithms on graphs, geometric analysis of high dimensional data sets, dynamic data sets, high-dimensional probability and approximation theory, applications to machine learning, applications to analysis of images, high-dimensional stochastic dynamical systems (molecular dynamics in particular), model reduction, control. A strong background in analysis, probability, and at least one of the areas above, is required.

Applicants are asked to submit (a) an AMS standard coversheet; (b) a vita; (c) a description of current and past research (1-3 pages); (d) a plan for future research, and have at least four letters of recommendation, including one which evaluates teaching, submitted to <>.

Additionally, the candidates should contact Prof. Maggioni via email (, with a message containing "Postdoctoral Fellow" in the subject line, and should indicate any overlap of research interests with Prof. Maggioni.

Applications received by January 1st, 2019 will be guaranteed full consideration; early application is advisable.

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics has 8 tenured and 6 tenure-track faculty members, 4 research and 5 teaching faculty members. A number of the faculty have affiliations with other JHU departments, centers and institutes including the Center for Imaging Sciences, Computer Science, and Electrical and Computer Engineering. The department has 222 undergraduate enrollments, 122 Master’s students and 44 PhD students. More information about the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics can be found at

The Whiting School of Engineering comprises over 200 full time tenure-track, research, and teaching-track faculty in nine academic programs with a total annual research budget of over $100 million. Research partnerships with the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Applied Physics Laboratory, Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences make the Whiting School of Engineering a unique research and educational environment. Student enrollment exceeds 1800 at the undergraduate level with over 1000 full time MS and PhD students. The Engineering for Professionals program enrolls over 2000 part time continuing education students and is the largest program of its kind in the country.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

The Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics are committed to building a diverse educational environment.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Johns Hopkins University
Dept. of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
3400 N. Charles Street
100 Whitehead Hall
Baltimore, MD 21218

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