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PostDoctoral Research Associate

Requisition Number:

44188

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Date Posted:

07-Nov-2022

Job Summary

The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for the PostDoctoral Research Associate! The successful candidate will pursue and participate in research leading to publications in top journals and will be tasked with mentoring graduate students on related projects. There will also be opportunities for teaching applied math courses.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The departmental roots go back to the turn of the last century when it originally was the Department of Engineering Mathematics. The Department teaches thousands of students and has a major research presence in computational and physical/biological mathematics and the statistical sciences. It has 23 tenured or tenure track faculty. In addition there are 10 full time instructors, more than 110 graduate students including approximately 40 teaching assistants, about 179 applied math majors, 109 statistics majors, 105 minors and a thriving Bachelor's-Accelerated Master's program.

The Department strives to be a leading program of applied mathematics. In 2018, the US News & World Report ranked the unit’s graduate program 14th in the nation. The unit also ranked positively in many measures by the National Research Council in its 2010 decadal survey.

Our faculty have won numerous awards including: four being named fellows of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, two being named fellows of the American Mathematical Society, two being named fellows of the American Physical Society, two Guggenheim Fellows, American Statistical Association Fellow, Sloan Fellow. At CU-System: one Distinguished Professor, and at CU-Boulder: Hazel Barnes Prize, Professor of Distinction, winners of numerous CU-Boulder faculty awards, and two distinguished research lecturers.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Candidate will be working on research supported by the new DOE-funded Center for Hierarchical and Robust Modeling of Non-Equilibrium Transport (CHaRMNET).

What You Should Know

  • Priority will be given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: data-driven modeling, equation learning, reduced order modeling, sparse regression, experimental design, random sampling, and computational plasma physics.
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary for this full-time positions is $55,000 - $65,000 annually.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be ambitious. Be pioneering. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • A PhD.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Research Philosophy
If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources Department using an approved online vendor.  However, if your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version.
 
During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for three references.  We will request letters of recommendation immediately following your application.
 
All applications received before December 1st, 2022 will receive full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
 
Note:  Application materials will not be accepted via email.  For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: David Bortz

Posting Contact Email: david.bortz@colorado.edu