University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UoWM-VVAPCOMP24 [#23546]
Position Title: Van Vleck Assistant Professor
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computational Science
Application Deadline: 2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/17, listed until 2024/04/17)
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for Van Vleck Visiting Assistant Professorships with partial funding from the National Science Foundation to begin on August 19, 2024, contingent on budgetary approval. This is a postdoctoral position in Computational Science and Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations Across Scales.

The successful candidate will conduct research in computational science and cloud-resolving model simulations across scales, using discontinuous Galerkin methods and adaptive mesh refinement. The position will be supervised by Prof. Sam Stechmann. Information about Sam Stechmann's current research is available at his faculty website,

Appointments are normally for a fixed term of three years. The teaching load will usually be 2 courses per year, with the possibility of one year with 1 course. Promise of excellence in research and teaching is important. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and related fields are also welcome and encouraged to apply, and if appropriate, the position could be a postdoctoral research associate position in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences for a fixed term of two years and without teaching. Applicants should set up an account at

All application materials, including a completed AMS Standard Cover Sheet, cover letter, a curriculum vitae which includes a publication list, and brief descriptions of research and teaching, should be uploaded to this site. Applicants should arrange to have three or more letters of recommendation delivered through At least one letter must discuss the applicant's teaching experiences and capabilities. Other evidence of good teaching will also be helpful.

The Department of Mathematics is committed to increasing the number of women and members from underrepresented groups. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A background check will be required prior to employment.

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Deadline for Applications: December 1, 2023, although applications will continue to be considered until all available positions are filled.

Application Materials Required:
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Mathematics, Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706