Postdoctoral Instructorship Positions
Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics
The Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics (www.caam.rice.edu) at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for one or more Pfeiffer Postdoctoral Instructorship positions. All postdoctoral instructors in the Department are appointed for two academic years, with possible extension for a third year. The term of appointment will begin on July 1, 2020. Candidates must have a recent PhD in Applied Mathematics and have demonstrated potential for excellence in both research and teaching. This opportunity is restricted to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents only.
Instructors teach one lecture course each semester and conduct research in collaboration with a faculty mentor. The Pfeiffer Instructorships honor Professor Paul Pfeiffer (1917-2012), a founding member of the department.
Rice University is a private research university with a long tradition of excellence in undergraduate and graduate science and engineering education. The Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics offers an outstanding research environment and hosts research programs in optimization, numerical linear algebra, control and inverse problems, mathematical biology, partial differential equations, and scientific computing. Interdisciplinary work is a fundamental aspect of the Department's program. The research interests of the Pfeiffer Postdoctoral Instructors should align with the research programs of the Department.
Applications consisting of a letter of application, current vita, and descriptions of research plans and teaching experience should be submitted via the website www.MathJobs.org. In addition, candidates should arrange for at least three letters of recommendations, which may be submitted on the same website.
To receive full consideration the complete application must be received by February 28, 2020, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.
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