Michigan State University, Mathematics

Position ID: MSU-FS2023RAWEI [#22658, 881457]
Position Title: Mathematical Biology or Computational Topology Research Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: East Lansing, Michigan 48824, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematics, AI-based drug design and discovery, Bioinformatics, Machine Learning, or Computational Topology, Geometry, or Graph
Application Deadline: 2024/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/07/17, updated 2023/07/12, listed until 2024/06/30)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University invites applications for Mathematical Biology/Computational Topology Research Associates with an open starting date from October 1, 2023, to August 16, 2024.  Candidates will be evaluated continuously until multiple positions are filled. These are one-year, benefits-eligible positions that are potentially renewable on an annual basis contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Candidates will be mainly evaluated on their potential in research. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or an equivalent area, such as computational chemistry/biology/biophysics and computer science. Applications will be considered from any of the focus areas:

  1. AI-based drug design and discovery
  2. Bioinformatics/protein engineering/single-cell RNA sequence analysis
  3. Machine learning/deep learning
  4. Computational topology/geometry/graph.

Research Associates will be affiliated with Professor Guowei Wei, who will direct their research activities. The research associates will engage in our active instructional mentoring program if their appointment includes an instructional component.

Applicants must submit their application materials for the Mathematical Biology/Computational Topology Research Associate job posting on Mathjobs.org at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/22658 to be considered. A complete application includes a vita, a research statement the indicates their experience in any of the four-focus areas, and at least 3 letters of recommendation, one of which must address their teaching experience.

Minimum Requirements: Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or an equivalent area before the starting date. 

Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2023, and continue until positions are filled. A background check is required for employment.

Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Department of Mathematics
Michigan State University
619 Red Cedar Road
C212 Wells Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824