Wayne State University, Mathematics

Position ID: 414-POSTDOC [#19370]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Detroit, Michigan 48202, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/01/03, finished 2022/10/07)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at Wayne State University invites applications for one (1) postdoctoral research position beginning at any time between now and November 1, 2022. This position has no teaching requirements.

The postdoctoral research will work with Professors Luca Candelori, Vladimir Chernyak and John Klein to develop mathematical methods studying quantum entanglement, with applications to chemical physics and quantum information theory. We envisage these methods to include, but not limited to:

geometric invariant theory algebraic geometry algebraic topology and mathematical physics

The position is partially funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Basic Energy Sciences, Award Number DE-SC-002213. This grant has been awarded in partnership with Los Alamos National Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory, University of California, Irvine and University of California, San Diego.

The position carries a competitive salary and benefits, and offers interdisciplinary research and training opportunities in mathematics and physics. Teaching is not required.

Applicants should have a PhD in mathematics or related discipline, with a strong background in at least one of the above mathematical fields. Background in theoretical physics is a plus, but it is not required. Some travel for conferences and collaborative research is expected. The applicant should possess a strong motivation to publish in both mathematics and physics journals.

The position is for a total of two (2 Years). The second year of funding is contingent upon the progress report submitted at the end of year one.

We will begin reviewing applications immediately until the position is filled.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, cv, three letters of recommendation and list of publications on https://www.mathjobs.org/ - Position ID: 414-POSTDOC [#19370] For any questions, please e-mail math.postdoc.at.wayne@gmail.com

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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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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Department of Mathematics
Wayne State University
646 W. Kirby
1150 F/AB
Detroit, MI 48202