University of Maryland, Dept. of Mathematics

97 16716Position ID: UMD-POSTDOC1 [#16716]
Position Title: POSTDOC-MURI
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: College Park, Maryland 20742, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/05, listed until 2021/05/05)
Position Description:    

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The Mathematics Department invites applicants for one MURI Postdoctoral Fellow position. The appointment will begin in August 2021. The initial appointment is for one year with a very likely renewal for the second year and a possible renewal for the third year. Candidates are expected to have received a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science, physics, engineering, or related field by Sept. 1, 2021, and not earlier than 2018, and show definite promise in research and teaching. The teaching load is expected to be one course per semester. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with Prof. Maria Cameron on a project related to the development of numerical methods for the study of rare events in stochastic systems and/or on applications of these methods to problems arising in chemical physics, biophysics, biology, and engineering. Strong background in scientific computing, probability, and in at least one application area is required. Applicants are asked to submit (a) Cover Letter; (b) CV; (c) Research Statement; (d) Teaching Statement, and have at least four letters of recommendation, including one which evaluates teaching.

Additionally, the candidates should contact Prof. Cameron via email (, with a message containing "Postdoctoral Fellow" in the subject line, and should indicate any overlap of research interests with Prof. Cameron. Applications received by January 1st, 2020 will be guaranteed full consideration; early application is advisable.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs, and activities, and admissions.

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Dept. of Mathematics
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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