North Carolina State University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: NCSU-PDRSDP [#23387]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Optimization, Numerical Algorithms, Mathematics of Computation
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/10/06, listed until 2024/04/03)
Position Description:    

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Applications are invited for a new postdoctoral research position in large-scale conic optimization at the Department of Mathematics at North Carolina State University. The position is funded through the Air Force Office of Scientific Research project “Efficient primal-dual interior-point methods for non-symmetric cone programming” of Prof. Dávid Papp and is available immediately. The project focuses on the development of efficient algorithms for non- symmetric cone programming and polynomial optimization for large-scale applications. 

The position will give the opportunity to candidates with a strong theoretical background to enrich their research profile with application-driven research while cultivating their passion for optimization algorithms in a vibrant and collaboration-driven department. There are no teaching requirements of this position, but the scholar may choose to teach 1-2 (undergraduate or graduate) courses each year to help with building a well-rounded teaching portfolio and for additional compensation. (Courses are assigned by the department after close consultation with the scholar.) 

● Ph.D. in Mathematics, Operations Research, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or another related field. 
● Must have experience in continuous optimization algorithms or numerical linear algebra
● Excellent programming skills (Matlab or Python or equivalent scientific programming languages). 
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

The position is available immediately; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. The initial appointment is for one year, with a possible extension for an additional year. The base salary for this position is $62,000 per year, additional compensation is available with teaching. 

The College of Sciences aims at creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable working environment. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive, welcoming of all groups, and abides by the cultural and behavioral aspirations in our culture charter. Please visit charter/ for more information on the College of Sciences Culture Charter. 

To apply, please email your CV highlighting publications and skills relevant to the project and the names and contact information of 2-5 professional references to Applications will be reviewed immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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