Rice University, Computational Applied Mathematics and Operations Research

Position ID: Rice_CMOR-PDRTG [#23350]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Houston, Texas 77005, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computational and Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/02/29 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/10/04, finished 2024/06/03)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Computational Applied Mathematics and Operations Research at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for postdoctoral researcher positions as part of the NSF-funded Research Training Group, “RTG: Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computing.” https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2231482&HistoricalAwards=false

Successful candidates will contribute to one of the following research groups:

-Beatrice Riviere (https://compm.rice.edu)

-Matthias Heinkenschloss (https://www.cmor-faculty.rice.edu/~heinken/)

-Jesse Chan (https://jlchan.github.io/)

Backgrounds in one of the following research areas are preferred:

● High-order numerical methods for partial differential equations (PDEs)

● Structure-preserving and/or data-driven reduced order modeling

● Scientific machine learning

● Large-scale optimization methods for problems governed by PDEs

Applicants interested in working with a specific research group should contact the faculty directly for more information. More information about potential projects can be found at https://rtg-nasc.rice.edu/

In addition to research, each postdoctoral researcher will engage in mentoring and outreach activities and will be expected to teach one course per semester (a total of two courses per year). Term of appointments will be two years with the possibility of one additional year contingent upon availability of funding and satisfactory performance. The appointments will begin on July 1, 2024.

Eligibility: Candidates must be US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents, and must have received a PhD in computational mathematics, engineering, or a related subject prior to the start of the appointment. We particularly encourage women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Candidates should apply by December 1, 2023 to receive full consideration, but applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Each application should include a research statement, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, an up-to-date curriculum vitae with a publication list, and names and contact information for at least three references.

Rice University is committed to a culturally diverse intellectual community. Houston is one of the most diverse cities in America, and Rice University is located in the heart of Houston’s dynamic Museum District. We particularly welcome applications from all genders and members of historically underrepresented groups who exemplify diverse cultural experiences and who are qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national and ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

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Further Info:
Department of Computational Applied Mathematics and Operations Research (CMOR)
Rice University
6100 Main Street, MS-134
Houston, TX 77005-1827