Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota

Fellowship ID: IMA-IMAPOSTDOC [#12909]
Fellowship Title: JOINT IMA-CUHK (SZ) POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0134, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2019/01/01 (posted 2018/10/20, updated 2018/10/19)
Fellowship Description:    

The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-SZ) invites outstanding mathematical scientists within four years of their Ph.D. degree to apply for a joint postdoctoral position. There may be up to three such positions available. The position will be particularly attractive to candidates with a strong interest in and inclination for applications. Each institution will match the postdoc to a mentor with complementing scientific interests. Potential mentors at CUHK (SZ) can be found in either the Institute for Data and Decision Analytics (iDDA), or the School of Science and Engineering (SSE). At the IMA, potential mentors may be faculty in the School of Mathematics or in a related department in the College of Science and Engineering. In addition to pursuing independent research under the mentorship of senior researchers, fellows will participate in institute activities, interact with visitors, and attend professional development training sessions.

The positions are two-years in length beginning on September 1, 2019 with one year spent at the IMA and one year at CUHK-SZ (the order of residency will be determined on an individual basis). The annual salary is $65,000 USD the position includes full healthcare benefits. No teaching load is required. Fellows will have access to a professional travel budget of up to $4,000 per year.

Completed applications must contain

• a curriculum vitae

• research statement,

• three or more Reference Letters (one must be from your thesis advisor).

Documentation of completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree in mathematics or a related area by the start of the appointment is required. Applicants must pass a background check. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications before Jan. 1, 2019.

If in addition to this Joint IMA-CUHK(SZ) Postdoctoral Fellowship, you wish to be considered for an IMA Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship, please apply for that Industrial Postdoctoral Program separately (providing a separate personal statement) through MathJobs.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the fellowship description.

Further Info:
https://ima.umn.edu/
 
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
University of Minnesota
306 Lind Hall
207 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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