Pennsylvania State University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: PennState-PDR [#19445, REQ_22800]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/01/21, finished 2022/09/19, listed until 2023/01/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Center for Computational Mathematics and Applications (CCMA) in the Department of Mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, is seeking Scholars for Postdoctoral appointments. Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or related field (such as statistics, computer science, physics, and engineering). This position requires expertise in numerical methods for partial differential equations or data science with adequate programming experiences. 

 Appointed candidates will work closely with the faculty at the CCMA on research related to numerical methods for partial differential equations or big data. 

 The postdoctoral scholar will contribute to a number of research projects including the CCMA’s projects supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Energy (DOE), and industries. These appointments may include the possibility of teaching. 

 This is a non-tenure track appointment. This is a limited-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-funding for up to three years. 

 Applicants must complete the Penn State application and must submit an application through ( with the following materials in order for the application to be complete: (1) Curriculum Vitae and (2) at least three reference letters, one of which should address in detail the candidate’s abilities as a teacher. 

 Please upload three reference letters (one letter must address, in detail, the abilities performed as a teacher). 

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Further Info:
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The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Mathematics
109 McAllister Building
University Park, PA 16802