Rice University, Computational & Applied Mathematics

Position ID: RiceCAAM-PPI21 [#16446, PPI21]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Instructorships
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Houston, Texas 77005, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/10/14, finished 2021/04/24)
Position Description:    

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Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAAM)
Rice University

The Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics (www.caam.rice.edu) at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for Pfeiffer Postdoctoral Instructorship positions. All postdoctoral instructors in the Department are appointed for two academic years with possible extension for a third year. The term of appointment will begin on July 1, 2021. Candidates must have a recent PhD in Applied Mathematics and have demonstrated potential for excellence in both research and teaching.

Instructors teach one lecture course each semester and conduct research in collaboration with a faculty mentor. The Pfeiffer Instructorships honor Professor Paul Pfeiffer (1917-2012), a founding member of the department.

Rice University is a private research university with a long tradition of excellence in undergraduate and graduate science and engineering education. The Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics offers an outstanding research environment and hosts research programs in optimization, numerical linear algebra, control and inverse problems, mathematical biology, partial differential equations, and scientific computing. Interdisciplinary work is a fundamental aspect of the Department's program. The research interests of the Pfeiffer Postdoctoral Instructors should align with the research programs of the Department.

Applications consisting of a letter of application, current vita, and descriptions of research plans and teaching experience should be submitted via the website www.MathJobs.Org. In addition, candidates should arrange for at least three letters of recommendations, which may be submitted on the same website.

To receive full consideration the complete application must be received by January 31, 2021, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

We seek greater representation of women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans in disciplines in which they have historically been underrepresented; to attract international students from a wider range of countries and backgrounds; to accelerate progress in building a faculty and staff who are diverse in background and thought; and we support an inclusive environment that fosters interaction and understanding within our diverse community.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Further Info:
Staffing Committee - Postdoctoral Instructorships
Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAAM)
Rice University
6100 Main Street, MS-134
Houston Texas 77005-1827

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