Tufts University, Mathematics

Position ID: Tufts-NWFAACM [#23235]
Position Title: postdoctoral fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Medford, Massachusetts 02155, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: applied and computational mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/27, finished 2024/03/26, listed until 2024/03/27)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at Tufts University invites applicants for a postdoctoral fellow in applied and computational mathematics to start September 1, 2024. A PhD in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, computer science, or a related field is required.

The fellow will work closely with Prof. James Murphy. Successful candidates will have research interests in one or more of the following subfields: applied and computational harmonic analysis, graph theory, high-dimensional statistics and probability, optimal transport, and machine learning. The position carries a 3 course per year teaching load. Research travel will be supported. The position will last two years, with the possibility of a third year.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at johny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and four letters of recommendation, one of which addresses teaching. All materials should be submitted electronically at http://www.mathjobs.org. If a recommender cannot submit online, we will also accept signed PDF attachments sent to Prof. Murphy (jm.murphy@tufts.edu) or paper letters mailed to James Murphy, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 177 College Avenue, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

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