University of Minnesota, School of Mathematics

Position ID: UMN-MODL [#20924]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computational Science and Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/03, finished 2023/06/03, listed until 2023/04/03)
Position Description:    

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

The School of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota invites applications for one post-doctoral position in mathematics under the supervision of Jeff Calder. The position is part of a collaborative project at the University of Minnesota between Mathematics, Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering started in 2022 and supported by an NSF grant under the Mathematical and Scientific Foundations of Deep Learning and Related Areas (MoDL+) program. The project is broadly focused on mathematical analysis and algorithm development in the area of deep graph neural networks. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in partial differential equations, calculus of variations, computational science or mathematics of deep learning.

The position is for three years starting in Fall 2023 and has a teaching load of two one-semester courses per academic year. We seek candidates with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Salary is competitive.

The department is committed to building a diverse, supportive, and inclusive community for all students and faculty, and is particularly interested in candidates who have a demonstrated interest in furthering these goals.

Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted electronically through MathJobs. Applicants must include the following: Cover letter, Curriculum vitae, at least 4 letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address teaching ability, a research statement and a teaching statement. Applicants may also provide an optional statement to describe their contributions in other aspects of their candidacy, such as service, outreach, and inclusion efforts. Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through

Applications received by December 1, 2022 will receive full consideration, and we will continue reviewing applications for as long as positions are available. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity Employer/Educator and especially encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. The School of Mathematics is also committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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
206 Church St SE
Vincent Hall 127
Minneapolis, MN 55455