Applicants should possess a Ph.D or equivalent degree in mathematics or a closely related field.
The School of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota invites applications for postdoctoral associate positions. Depending on the postdoc type, duties and responsibilities may range across those described below:
Conduct high quality research and disseminate the results through publications and invited talks and conferences.
Participate in the research mission of the department, especially through interaction with faculty and students.
Participate in and organize research seminars.
Develop and teach up to three courses per academic year. Possible assignments range from introductory to advanced undergraduate and even occasionally graduate level classes.
Advise students regarding both specific coursework and broader academic or career goals. Opportunities exist to advise undergraduate students in directed reading or project-based courses.
Training, Outreach and Service:
Engage with departmental student organizations at both the graduate and undergraduate level.
Continue personal growth within the profession, keep current with the field, and broaden knowledge and expertise.
Contribute to outreach activities that support the department’s mission.
The School of Mathematics, located in the heart of the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering, features over sixty faculty and almost 200 graduate students engaged in world-class research across all areas of mathematics. Its core educational mission is to provide students with the analytical skills to thrive in the modern workplace, while fostering an inclusive and inspiring environment where everyone can achieve their full potential. The School is supported by numerous centers which extend the research and outreach missions of the department, including the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, the Minnesota Center for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, the Minnesota Center for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and the School of Mathematics Center for Educational Programs which houses UMPTYMP - our program for mathematically talented Minnesota youth.
Applications must be submitted through MathJobs.org. Please use search terms "University of Minnesota and Mathematics" and position type "Postdoctoral" to locate job posting. Additional instructions for searching can be found here: https://www.mathjobs.org/help/mathjobs/link/app-search.html.
This position will remain open until June 30, 2022.
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