University of Washington, Applied Mathematics

Position ID: UoWApplied-HU23 [#23494]
Position Title: Applied Mathematics, Hu Acting Instructor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/04/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/12)
Position Description:    

The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington invites applications for an Acting Instructor (postdoctoral) position in the research group of Professor Jingwei Hu. Research topics of interest include numerical methods for kinetic equations and related models, and their applications to plasma science.

The position can start as early as January 2024 and no later than September 2024. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. This full-time, temporary position is annually renewable for a total term of up to three years, depending on satisfactory teaching performance and research progress. The position has a teaching load of two one-quarter courses per year.

Qualifications. PhD in applied/computational math or computational science. Ideal candidates will have strong past experience in numerical analysis and scientific computing. Experience in numerical simulation of kinetic and complex systems is preferred but not required.

To apply, applicants must submit the following materials: 

  • cover letter, 
  • CV, 
  • research statement,
  • teaching statement, 
  • diversity statement (addressing how your professional experiences, background and philosophy demonstrate your commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion)
  • three letters of recommendation, one of which should address teaching. 

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Further Info:
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Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Washington
Box 353925
Seattle, WA 98195-3925