Pennsylvania State University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: PennState-PSTDC3 [#22703, REQ_0000045780]
Position Title: POSTDOC3
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/07/25, listed until 2024/01/25)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics in Penn State's Eberly College of Science is currently accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position which is funded through a Department of Energy (DOE) project. The primary focus of this position is scientific computing with a specialization in phase field modeling. The successful candidate will collaborate with Drs. Wenrui Hao and Long-Qing Chen on various aspects, including the development of mesoscale computational models, efficient numerical algorithms suitable for exascale computation, and the creation of software validated by experiments for quantum and functional materials. In addition to research responsibilities, there may be opportunities for teaching within this appointment.

Education and Experience
The position requires a completed Ph.D. preferred in phase field modeling, scientific computing, applied mathematics, or computer science. The position is ideal for someone with training in numerical PDEs with a strong background in finite element method. Programming experience, especially with Python and/or C/C++, is a plus.

Additional Information
Applications must be submitted electronically and include cover letter, CV, Research Statement, teaching statement, and three references (one reference must address teaching) through Workday and ( The deadline to apply is September 1, 2023.
This is a term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-funding.
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Further Info:
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The Pennsylvania State University
Eberly College of Science
Department of Mathematics
109 McAllister Building
University Park, PA 16802