Arthur J. Krener Assistant Professor/UCD4IDS research postdoc position
The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Davis, and the UC Davis TETRAPODS Institute of Data Science (UCD4IDS) funded by the NSF HDR-TRIPODS grant, are soliciting applications for the Arthur J. Krener Assistant Professor/UCD4IDS research postdoc position starting July 1, 2020.
The Department and the Institute seek applicants who demonstrate promise and the capability of developing cutting edge computational, mathematical, and/or statistical methodology pertaining to modern areas of data science that involve large and complex data, as well as effective teaching skills. In particular, those candidates whose research interests are in the following three broad themes of the Institute are strongly encouraged to apply:
1) Fundamentals of machine learning directed toward biological and medical applications; 2) Optimization theory and algorithms for machine learning including numerical solvers for large-scale nontrivial learning problems; and 3) High-dimensional data analysis on graphs and networks.
Applicants are required to have completed their Ph.D. by the time of their appointment, but no earlier than July 1, 20 16. The annual salary is $70,100 . Appointments are renewable for a total of up to three years, upon demonstration of satisfactory performance in research and teaching. The teaching load is 2 quarter-long courses for the first two years and 4 quarter-long courses for the final third year.
Applications include: Cover Letter, CV, Research Statement, Teaching Statement, Letters of Reference including a letter which addresses teaching, and an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Additional information about the department may be found at http://www.math.ucdavis.edu.
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