University of Florida, Mathematics

Position ID: 1112-PDA [#20025]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Gainesville, Florida 32611, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/05/13, finished 2023/06/03)
Position Description:    

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

Postdoctoral Associate A Post-doctoral Associate position is available in mathematics to work on a project on Finite Element Methods led by Dr. Chunmei Wang in the Department of Mathematics. The position requires an individual capable of working in computational mathematics, especially on numerical methods, finite element methods, and weak Galerkin finite element methods. The associate is expected to conduct research on computational mathematics in close collaboration with Dr. Wang and to interact with other members of the numerical analysis and computational mathematics group in the department. The department has an active seminar series in computational and applied mathematics, and provides a vibrant research environment. This position is 100% research and carries no teaching responsibilities.

Must have PhD in mathematics, applied mathematics, computational mathematics, or a closely related area. This position will be initially awarded for one year, and, contingent upon strong performance and conduct and availability of funds, may be renewed for up to one additional year. The Department of Mathematics particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

PhD in mathematics, applied mathematics, computational mathematics, or a closely related field. Demonstrated potential for excellence in research.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at, search job 521973. A complete application includes (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on research goals, and (4) the names and email addresses of three references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the submission packet.

Applications will be reviewed beginning June 15, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. Only complete applications will be reviewed at this time. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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University of Florida
Department of Mathematics
1400 Stadium Road
358 Little Hall, PO Box 118105
Gainesville, FL 32611-8105