University of Florida, Mathematics

Position ID: 1112-PD [#13083]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Gainesville, Florida 32611, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Topology
Application Deadline: finished (2018/11/05, finished 2019/08/02)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate in the area of applied topology with a particular interest in topological data analysis, beginning on August 16, 2019, with an earlier start date possible. The teaching assignment is 1 course per year, in either the fall semester or the spring semester, and participation in the research activities of the department is expected. Some additional support for travel is possible. A Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences or the equivalent is required. Candidates with strong promise in research and teaching are encouraged to apply.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package. The position is being funded by the Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology (SCMB). The contract is renewable yearly, up to a total length of 3 years. Renewal is based on satisfactory performance and meeting expectations in SCMB-funded Seed Project research. In addition to the standard UF postdoctoral evaluation procedures, SCMB will conduct its own annual review in January and expect regular project updates in May and September.

The postdoc is expected to be at Georgia Tech over the summer to participate in project related activities, including a significant time (8-10 weeks) in residence with the Seed Project experimental research group during the first summer of the project.

The UF Department of Mathematics is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of culture, music, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activity, and social opportunities, including organizations that support the interests of people from varied backgrounds.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement and (5) a list of three references. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 26, 2018 and continue accepting applications until the position is filled. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, verification of education, and verification of eligibility for employment in the United States.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's Government in the Sunshine and Public Records Laws. Search Committee meetings will be open to the public, and applications and many other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection.

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

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
358 Little Hall
PO Box 118105, 1400 Stadium Road
Gainesville, FL 32611-8105

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