Iowa State University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: ISU-PT [#20726, PT]
Position Title: Post Doctoral Research Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Ames, Iowa 50011-2064, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Probability theory
Application Deadline: 2022/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/07, finished 2023/06/17, listed until 2023/03/20)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at Iowa State University invites applications for two year postdoctoral position(s) with possible extension to a third year subject to availability of funding and satisfactory performance. The expected start date is August 16, 2023. 

This opening is in Probability theory, stochastic processes and their applications aligning with research interests of Prof. Ruoyu Wu. This includes stochastic analysis, interacting particle systems, large deviations, and queueing systems.

The position has a 2-1 teaching load and a requirement to be involved with mentoring undergraduate students in research through the Iowa State Math Research Teams (ISMaRT, 

A complete application will consist of a cover letter, a current CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, a publication list, and three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching). All applications received by December 15th will receive full consideration. However, consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.  

Applications should also be submitted online at: 
* ISU Application Website

Required Minimum Qualifications:  
  •  PhD in Mathematics or a closely related discipline obtained by appointment date. 
  •  Research interests in probability theory that align with those of Prof. Ruoyu Wu.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Demonstrated commitment to scholarship, with the ability to establish a viable research program. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students.  
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
396C Carver Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2064