Department of Mathematics, University of Missouri-Columbia

278 13699Position ID: MIZZOU-HDPG [#13699]
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Columbia, Missouri 65211, United States [map]
Subject Area: high-dimensional probability and geometry and their applications
Application Deadline: 2019/04/01 (posted 2019/03/01, listed until 2019/04/02)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The University of Missouri-Columbia, Department of Mathematics invites applications for a full-time, benefit eligible postdoctoral position in high-dimensional probability and geometry and their applications. Particular interests of the department include concentration of measure and geometric functional analysis with applications to, e.g., statistical learning theory, signal processing and phase retrieval.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with members of the Algebraic and Probabilisitic Methods in Data Recovery (APMDR) group that was recently formed in our department. The department also expects to hire a postdoctoral researcher with interests in algebra/algebraic geometry who will also work with the APMDR group.

The position begins in September 2019 and can be renewed for a period of up to three years. Subject to budgetary approval the teaching load is three one-semester courses per academic year. Candidates should have completed a doctoral degree in Mathematics or related field by August 1, 2019.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state and federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action Officer at 573-882-4256

Applicants should submit all materials electronically at This includes (a) a vitae; (b) a research statement; and (c) a teaching statement. The applicant should request at least four letters of recommendation, including one that evaluates the applicant's teaching. These letters should be uploaded by their authors, at or sent to the Postdoc Hiring Committee, Department of Mathematics, 225 Math Science Building, Columbia, MO 65211.

The deadline for applications is April 1, 2019.

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:
UMC-Department of Mathematics
225 Math_Science Bdlg
Columbia, MO 65211

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