Pennsylvania State University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: PennState-POSTDOC5 [#24391, REQ_53198]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2025/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/29, listed until 2025/02/01)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics in Penn State's Eberly College of Science is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar beginning August 2024. The successful candidate will work with Professor John Harlim in the area of Applied and Computational Mathematics. The project, which is funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), encompasses learning dynamical systems and/or approximating solutions of PDEs on unknown manifolds. 

Education and Experience 
Applicants must have recently completed a Ph.D. and have exceptional research potential. Teaching may be required. This position is funded for one year with an excellent possibility of renewal for a second year. 

Qualified candidates are expected to have a background in differential geometry, numerical analysis/PDEs, and/or dynamical systems theory. 

 Additional Information 
Applicants must complete the Penn State application and must submit an application through ( with the following materials in order for the application to be complete: 

 • Cover letter 
 • Curriculum Vitae  
 • Teaching Statement 
 • Research Statement 
 • Publications List
 • At least three reference letters (one letter must address in detail the candidate’s abilities as a teacher. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
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The Pennsylvania State University
Eberly COllege of Science
Department of Mathematics
109 McAllister Building
University Park, PA 16802