University of Notre Dame, Applied and Computational Math and Statistics

Position ID: NotreDame-22POSTDOCROSENBAUM [#20995]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/10/06, finished 2023/02/08)
Position Description:    

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

Postdoctoral Research Associate in
Applied and Computational Mathematics

Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana

The Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) at The University of Notre Dame invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate. The start date is flexible, but ideally before September, 2023. The initial contract is one year, but could be extended.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computational Neuroscience, Computer Science, Physics, or a related field before their start date. The candidate should also be a proficient programmer with Python experience.

The postdoc will be primarily focused on a project related to metalearning for neuronal network models. Specifically, the postdoc will simulate environments in which agents learn via biologically motivated learning rules that are optimized using gradient-based or evolutionary approaches. Specific applications include the development of new semi-supervised learning algorithms and the discovery and interpretation of biological plasticity rules. The postdoc will also have opportunities to collaborate on other projects in the research group and will have the flexibility to propose and pursue their own research directions in computational neuroscience and/or machine learning.

Qualified candidates will have the option to teach a course in the ACMS department if desired, but teaching is not required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV and at least two letters of reference (or contact information for two letter writers) via MathJobs.  

For questions, contact Dr. Robert Rosenbaum (

Review of applications will begin on December 19, 2022.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60300.5(a).

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics
102G Crowley Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556