Johns Hopkins University, Mathematics

Position ID: JHU-MURI [#17392]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21218, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Higher category theory or homotopy type theory
Application Deadline: finished (2021/03/01, finished 2021/07/16, listed until 2021/07/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University solicits applications for one two-year postdoctoral fellowship beginning Summer 2021. The position is funded by the Army Research Office (ARO) through the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program. The postdoctoral fellow will work with Prof. Emily Riehl on projects related to the grant entitled "Toward Mathematical Intelligence and Certifiable Automated Reasoning: From Theoretical Foundations to Experimental Realization." In addition, the candidate will teach two courses in the mathematics department per academic year and receive mentoring in all aspects of professional development.

Applications are encouraged from candidates working in areas broadly related to higher category theory or homotopy type theory, especially as pertains to quantum logic or quantum field theory. Applications may be submitted online at Please submit your AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements, and arrange the submission of up to four letters of recommendation, one of which addresses teaching. In addition, please discuss your interests relating to and prior experience with higher category theory, homotopy type theory, and/or quantum mechanics in a cover letter of one to two pages. Applications received by March 18th, 2021 will be given priority.

Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. We are committed to conducting a broad and inclusive search for candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the JHU community. Consistent with the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

The university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

If you have questions concerning this position, please contact Joyce Moody at

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
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Appointments Committee
Department of Mathematics
Johns Hopkins University
404 Krieger Hall
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218