University of Texas at Austin, Oden Institute

Position ID: UTAustinT-PGMPOSTDOC [#21863]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Austin, Texas 78712, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computational Mathematics-Scientific Computing-Data Science
Salary Range: 65,000+ depending on qualifications
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/12/20)
Position Description:    

Postdoctoral research opportunity to collaborate on research in the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences under the supervision of Dr. Gunnar Martinsson. Will conduct research on fast algorithms in scientific computing and data science, including randomized algorithms for matrix computations and fast algorithms for working with global operators. Job Description The Oden Institute is an organized research unit that fosters interdisciplinary programs in computational sciences and engineering, computational medicine, computational geosciences, mathematical modeling, applied mathematics, data science, software engineering, and computational visualization. PhD must have been received within the past three years. The position is funded for a year with possibility of continuation based upon performance review, progress towards research goals, and continuation of funding. The appointment can be renewed up to 4 times, but an overall duration of 2 or 3 years would normally be expected. Responsibilities • Perform basic research in the area of randomized algorithms for solving linear systems, and related questions within linear algebra and optimization. • Implement and test new algorithms in different computing environments. • Write scientific journal articles describing new findings. Disseminate the research through presentations at scientific conferences, university seminars, and in internal meetings. Required Qualifications • Ph.D. in a mathematics, statistics, computer science, or a related discipline; earned within the last three years. • Strong background in linear algebra and numerical analysis. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary research team. • Solid publication record. Preferred Qualifications • Background in the following areas: numerical linear algebra, probability theory, randomized algorithms, rank-structured matrix computations. • Experience with scientific programming. Salary Range $65,000 + depending on qualifications

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