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Postdoctoral Scholar

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 Mathjobs.org (mathjobs.org) 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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Postdoctoral Scholar

The Department of Mathematics in Penn State's Eberly College of Science is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar beginning January 2024. The successful candidate will work with Professor Alberto Bressan in the area of optimization problems for systems modeled by partial differential equations.  

Education and Experience
Applicants must have recently completed a Ph.D. and have exceptional research potential. Teaching may be required.

 

Candidates will be considered with background in the areas of optimal control, optimization problems for PDEs, ramified transport theory. Expertise in numerical simulations will be valued, but not required.


Additional Information

Applicants must complete the Penn State application using the Penn State Careers Page

and must submit an application through Mathjobs.org (mathjobs.org) with the following materials in order for the application to be complete: 

• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• at least three reference letters (one letter must address in detail the candidate’s abilities as a teacher)
• Publication List
• Research Statement 

• Teaching Statement 

 

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

This position is funded for a one-year term with possibility of renewal.  

 

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

 

EEO IS THE LAW

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

 

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

 

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Postdoctoral Scholar

The Department of Mathematics in Penn State's Eberly College of Science is currently accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position which is funded through a Department of Energy (DOE) project. The primary focus of this position is scientific computing with a specialization in phase field modeling. The successful candidate will collaborate with Drs. Wenrui Hao and Long-Qing Chen on various aspects, including the development of mesoscale computational models, efficient numerical algorithms suitable for exascale computation, and the creation of software validated by experiments for quantum and functional materials. In addition to research responsibilities, there may be opportunities for teaching within this appointment.

Education and Experience
The position requires a completed Ph.D. preferred in phase field modeling, scientific computing, applied mathematics, or computer science. The position is ideal for someone with training in numerical PDEs with a strong background in finite element method. Programming experience, especially with Python and/or C/C++, is a plus.

Additional Information
Applications must be submitted electronically and include cover letter, CV, Research Statement, teaching statement, and three references (one reference must address teaching) through Workday and mathjobs.org ( https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list). The deadline to apply is September 1, 2023.
This is a term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-funding.
The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

EEO IS THE LAW 
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473. 
 
CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:  
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here

Postdoctoral Scholar

The Department of Mathematics in Penn State's Eberly College of Science is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar. The successful candidate will work with Professor Jessica Conway in the area of mathematical modeling of early HIV dynamics in-host.

Education and Experience
The position requires a completed Ph.D. preferred in applied mathematics. The position is ideal for someone with training in viral dynamics modeling, using both stochastic and deterministic methodologies. Programming experience is essential.

Additional Information
Applications must be submitted electronically and include cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and three references through Workday and mathjobs.org (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list).

This is a limited-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with the possibility of re-funding.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

EEO IS THE LAW 
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473. 

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:  
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Postdoctoral Researcher

The Center for Computational Mathematics and Applications (CCMA) in the Department of Mathematics is seeking scholars for Postdoctoral appointments. Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field (such as statistics, computer science, physics, and engineering). This position requires expertise in numerical methods for partial differential equations or data science with adequate programming experience.  

 

Appointed candidates will work closely with the faculty at the CCMA on research related to numerical methods for partial differential equations or big data. The Postdoctoral Scholar will contribute to a number of research projects including the CCMA’s projects supported by the NSF, the DOE, and industries. These appointments may include the possibility of teaching. This is a non-tenure track appointment. This is a limited-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-funding.

 

Applicants must complete the Penn State application through https://tinyurl.com/3sdufj5p  and must also submit an application through Mathjobs.org (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs) with the following materials in order for the application to be complete: 

  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Three reference letters, one of which should address in detail the candidate’s abilities as a teacher 
  • Publication list 
  • Research statement 

 

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

 

EEO IS THE LAW

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

 

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here

Anatole Katok Center for Dynamical Systems and Geometry Research Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral)

 

The Department of Mathematics within the Eberly College of Science is seeking new or recent Ph.D. recipients with exceptional research potential and a commitment to excellence in teaching. 

This non-tenure track, limited-term, postdoctoral appointment is sponsored by the Anatole Katok Center for Dynamical Systems and Geometry and is committed for three years with a contract renewal occurring each year. The position may include teaching 2-3 courses per academic year and provides a competitive salary. This research-sponsored program is designed to maximize the professional development of its participants and provides a research stipend.  

 

Applicants must complete the Penn State application (https://tinyurl.com/y3f87e5fand must submit an application through Mathjobs.org (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs). The following materials should be included in order for the application to be complete:  

  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • At least three reference letters (one letter should address, in detail, the candidate’s abilities as a teacher) 
  • Publication List 
  • Research Statement 
  • Teaching Statement  

 

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

 

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

 EEO IS THE LAW 

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473. 

 CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:  

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here