Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University

Position ID: PennState-POSTDOC2 [#3848]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2013/08/07 finished (posted 2012/08/07, finished 2013/05/13, listed until 2013/02/07)
Position Description:    

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

The Center for Computational Mathematics and Applications (CCMA) in the Department of Mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, is seeking one or two scholars for postdoctoral appointments. Successful candidates will hold a PhD in mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science, or a related field. The position requires expertise in numerical methods for partial differential equations and iterative methods for solving large-scale linear systems. Fortran, C or C++ programming is required. Experience in heterogeneous parallel computing is desirable but not required. Appointed candidates will work closely with the faculty at the CCMA on research related to numerical methods for large-scale practical applications. The postdoctoral scholar will contribute to a number of research projects including the CCMA's projects supported by the NSF and the DOE. The number of candidates appointed will depend on the availability of funding. The appointments will be effective on August 15, 2013, or later. Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled. More information on Penn State University and the Department of Mathematics can be found at   Applicants should submit the following application material online at

i) cover letter addressed to Professor Xu c/o Robin Enderle
ii) current vita including a list of publications
iii) current research statement
iv) three letters of recommendation addressed to Professor Xu c/o Robin Enderle (Please ensure that one of the letters addresses your teaching background and ability.)

Applicants can also apply by sending application materials to this address: Jinchao Xu, c/o Robin Enderle,Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University, 107 McAllister Building, University Park, PA 16802.

We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.  Penn State is committed to affirmative action,equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

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

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
107 McAllister Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802 U.S.A.

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