Johns Hopkins University, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

519 24049Fellowship ID: JHUAMS-POSTDOC1 [#24049]
Fellowship Title: AMS-BME Transdisciplinary Training Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21218, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/12/11, listed until 2024/06/11)
Fellowship Description:    

AMS-BME Transdisciplinary Training Postdoctoral Fellowship Johns Hopkins University Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department of Biomedical Engineering

Description The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS) and the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Johns Hopkins University offers an exceptional opportunity for recent PhDs in the mathematical sciences to prepare for a career in research and education in Mathematical Biology. We seek to fill a postdoctoral position in which the successful candidate will hold an appointment in AMS. The postdoc’s responsibilities are:

1. Teaching: teach BME courses in Math Biology, supervise undergraduate research in AMS; equivalent to a 1.5-course teaching load per academic year. 2. Research: conduct transdisciplinary research under the supervision of a BME faculty in her/his laboratory. Johns Hopkins BME is ranked No. 1 in the US. The AMS-BME Transdisciplinary Training Postdoctoral Fellowship is ideal for mathematical scientists who wish to pursue a career involving interdisciplinary research in academia, industry, or government lab. The fellowship begins July 1, 2024 and can be renewed up to a total of two years. The position offers a competitive salary with funds for professional development.

Qualifications Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, operations research or related areas by the start of the appointment. • Strong programming skills – proficiency in one or more programming languages, familiarity with others. • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and written skills. The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics values diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence. We especially encourage applications from those belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented in the mathematical sciences.

Application Instructions Consideration of applications will begin on January 10, 2024, until the positions is filled.

Applicants should apply using

Submit the relevant materials: • A cover letter that describes the candidate’s motivation for seeking the position and career goals. The letter must identify a faculty member in BME with whom they wish to work. The candidate may consult the list of faculty at this URL • An up-to-date CV • Research statement with a concise description of research interests and goals • Teaching statement that includes a discussion of the applicant's experience with or ideas for teaching in a diverse and inclusive classroom • Three letters of recommendation, with at least one letter addressing the applicant's teaching, to be submitted online.

An important part of the application is the research statement which should not only outline your research interests and goals, but should also explain why the AMS-BME Transdisciplinary Training Postdoctoral Fellowship would be valuable for the candidate’s interests and goals.

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