West Virginia University, Mathematics

Position ID: WVUMath-POSTDOC [#15748]
Position Title: Mathematics – Postdoctoral Research Associates
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/02/26, listed until 2020/08/26)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at West Virginia University invites applications for two full-time postdoctoral positions to begin August 2020. Initial appointments will be made for two years, renewable for a third year in exceptional cases. We seek scholars in each of the following areas: applied analysis (including dynamical systems, differential equations, fluid mechanics, optimal transport), and discrete mathematics (combinatorics and graph theory).

The positions require a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or a closely related field earned within the past five years, evidence of excellent research and teaching ability, ability to establish research collaborations with current Department faculty members (https://www.math.wvu.edu/research_interests), and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates are expected to contribute to teaching in the calculus sequence, with a teaching load of two courses per semester and will have access to professional development opportunities including funding for travel to professional meetings.

The Department of Mathematics includes 25 tenured and tenure-track faculty, about 65 graduate students, and several postdoctoral scholars. West Virginia University is a land grant institution enrolling over 29,000 students and has a Carnegie Classification of R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity. The University is located in Morgantown, WV, an award-winning "small" city with a metropolitan population of about 100,000 within easy travel distance of Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.

To apply, please visit https://careers.wvu.edu/career-opportunities, navigate to the position title listed above, and upload a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to Adrian.Tudorascu@mail.wvu.edu. Review of applications will begin March 23, 2020 and continue until the positions are filled. For additional information, contact Adrian Tudorascu, Search Committee Chair, at Adrian.Tudorascu@mail.wvu.edu.

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Contact: Adrian Tudorascu
Postal Mail:
West Virginia University
Department of Mathematics
94 Beechurst Ave.
PO Box 6310
Morgantown, WV 26506

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