Iowa State University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: ISU-CORE [#14668, R862]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Ames, Iowa 50011-2064, United States [map]
Subject Area: Any
Application Deadline: 2019/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/10/01, finished 2020/06/21, listed until 2020/04/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at Iowa State University invites applications for a two year postdoctoral positions, with an expected start date of August 16th, 2020.

These positions are supported by an NSF EHR Core grant focused on studying successful students of color in mathematics doctoral programs. This unique and holistic position will require project coordination and organization, while allowing the candidate ample time to engage in mathematics research with any of our faculty.

Duties include conducting research, participating in the research project activities, such as interviews, data collection, and reporting. There is also an expectation that the candidate will be active in one of our mathematics research groups including taking an active part in seminars and research related events of the group. This position has no required teaching.

For full consideration applicants are encouraged to submit all materials before December 15th, 2019. However, consideration of applications is ongoing until positions are filled. Applicants must be US citizens, nationals or permanent residents.

Applications should also be submitted online at: Apply Here

Required Minimum Qualifications:

· Phd in Mathematics or a closely related discipline obtained prior to appointment date.

· Evidence of an understanding of and willingness to work collaboratively with diverse groups

· Demonstrated commitment to scholarship, with the ability to establish a viable research program

· Effective communication and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

· Research Experience in one of the following areas: Algebra, Analysis, Combinatorics, Data Science, Graph Theory, Linear Algebra, Math Bio, Partial Differential Equations, Probability, or Topology.

· Experience in or demonstrated interest in working with students from diverse backgrounds.

· Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities are encouraged to apply.

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:
Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
396C Carver Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2064

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