Tufts University, Mathematics

Position ID: Tufts-PFDS [#17929]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematical Data Science
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Medford, Massachusetts 02155, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Data Science
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/07/27, listed until 2021/12/27)
Position Description:    

Tufts University Department of Mathematics Medford, MA

The Department of Mathematics at Tufts University invites applicants for a postdoctoral fellow in mathematical data science to start September 1, 2022. A PhD in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, computer science, or a related field is required.

The fellow will work closely on problems in mathematical data science and computational chemistry and will collaborate with the Murphy group in mathematics and the Lin group in chemistry at Tufts. Successful candidates will have strong experience in one or more of the following subfields: high-dimensional statistics and probability, machine learning, harmonic analysis, graph theory, and molecular dynamics simulation. While there is no teaching requirement, the fellow will have the option to teach up to 2 classes per year in the Department of Mathematics. Active participation in research group meetings, seminars, and colloquia is expected. The position will last two years, with the possibility of a third year.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at johny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a brief teaching statement. All of these documents should be submitted electronically through http://www.mathjobs.org. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically on their behalf through http://www.mathjobs.org. If a recommender cannot submit online, we will also accept signed PDF attachments sent to Prof. Murphy (jm.murphy@tufts.edu) or paper letters mailed to James Murphy, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 503 Boston Avenue, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155. In addition to applying on MathJobs, interested candidates should email Prof. Murphy introducing themselves and attaching a representative research paper.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Tufts University
Medford MA 02155

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