University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UoWM-DYNRTG2024 [#23725]
Position Title: RTG Trainee Postdoc
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/02, listed until 2024/03/01)
Position Description:   URMs  

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Research Training Group (RTG) in Dynamical Systems and Geometry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, funded by the NSF-DMS RTG program, seeks applicants for up to two 3-year postdoctoral positions. 

Successful applicants will work with a mentor from among the RTG faculty on research projects of mutual interest and will engage in professional development activities such as seminars, co-organizing conferences, supervising undergraduate research through the Madison Experimental Mathematics Lab (MXM), and mentoring graduate students. Successful candidates will teach 5 courses over the three year period of the appointment.  Faculty in the group include Autumn Kent (PI), Paul Apisa, Tullia Dymarz, Marissa Loving, Caglar Uyanik, Chenxi Wu, and Andrew Zimmer.


Each position includes funding for the 9-month academic year, for up to three years, and two summer months for up to 2 years, depending on performance and subject to availability of funding. Applicants are expected to hold (by the start date of their appointment) a PhD in Mathematics or a related field and must be within two years of receiving their degree.  (Exceptions to the two-year limit may be possible in cases of significant career disruptions.)  Appointments are expected to commence August 19, 2024.  US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required.


Applications received by the deadline will be given full consideration, and applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. 


All application materials, including a completed AMS Standard Cover Sheet, a cover letter indicating one or more potential faculty mentors within the group, a curriculum vitae which includes a publication list, a research statement, and a teaching and mentoring statement, should be uploaded to this site. Applicants should arrange to have four 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 underrepresented individuals. 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. For more information about the Department of Mathematics, please consult 


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Department of Mathematics
E.B. Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706