RTG Post-Doctoral Associate

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The Department of Mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for postdoctoral appointment starting the Fall Term 2008 subject to final funding approval. The appointment is renewable annually to a maximum of three years. The position will likely be funded jointly by the University of Pittsburgh and a new NSF Research Training Group (RTG) grant on complex biological systems across multiple space and time scales.

The research areas covered by the RTG include (i) the development and analysis of mathematical models and computational algorithms for solving spatio-temporal problems arising in biology and (ii) the applications of these and other methods to problems arising in inflammation and neuroscience.

To be successful, a candidate must demonstrate excellence in research, and must also have strong commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should be willing to work closely with experimentalists and clinicians. All applications must include the following: (1) a curriculum vita, (2) a personal statement addressing their research agenda, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a completed AMS Standard Cover Sheet form and (5) at least three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted electronically through Math Jobs . If the candidate is unable to submit electronically, materials may be sent to: Postdoctoral Search Committee in Complex Biological Systems, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Review of completed files will begin on January 10, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. NSF restrictions require that eligible candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.